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How can I convert the "AI one pt" symbol from LabVIEW 6.3 to LabVIEW 8.0?

Hi,
 
I've got an assignment with LabVIEW and I work with LabVIEW 8.0. The program I work with is written in LabVIEW 6.3 and had to be converted to LabVIEW 8.0. That went very well, except for one symbol. The "AI one pt" symbol (see enclosed figure) turned into an empty box (question mark). My question to you is how can I overcome this problem, or how can I simulate this symbol with LabVIEW 8.0?
 
With kind regards,
 
Sander Smeets
 
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Hello,
Graziano is right about this. To make it completly clear: The block you refer to as a symbol is a VI belonging to the Traditional NI-DAQ driver. Currently there are two drivers for DAQ boards: DAQmx (the new one) and Traditional NI-DAQ (the old one). Since your VI was written in LabVIEW 6.x (6.3 never existed) the VI uses the old driver. What you need to do is: install Traditional NI-DAQ on your PC to get the support VI's for the driver in LabVIEW. This Traditional NI-DAQ installer&nbsp;should be on the driver CD which was delivered along with LabVIEW 8.0 or you can download it here:
<a href="http://joule.ni.com/nidu/cds/view/p/id/586/lang/en" target="_blank">http://joule.ni.com/nidu/cds/view/p/id/586/lang/en</a> 
There is one good point though which Graziano already mentioned: Which DAQ board are you using? It could be that you will need an ever older version of NI-DAQ (traditional) to get your DAQ board supported. Let me know if you have any more questions
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RikP - National Instruments Applications Engineering
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10/5/2007 7:40:14 AM
Hello,
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I want to thank you for your answers. It helped me very much!
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With kind regards,
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Sander Smeets
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10/10/2007 9:40:05 AM
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Hi all, &nbsp; &nbsp;I was working on a VI in Labview 8.5 when the program (Labview) crashed. When I relaunched Labview it asked me if I wanted to recover the VI&nbsp;I was working on,&nbsp;I said yes and the recovered VI runs fine, but I cannot save it. When&nbsp;I try to Save or Save As I receive the following error message: "Cannot load help information of [Filename]" and my only option is "Cancel Save". If I click "Cancel Save" Labview returns a "File not Found error". Until the recovery, I could and did save the file with no problems. It now seems that I am locked out of the file. &nbsp; &nbsp; I have a backup, but it is does not contain the 2-3 hours of work I put in before the crash. Does anyone have a work-around, or know the source of this error? This is the second time I have seen it on a recovered file (the first time I had a fresh backup, so it wasn't a big issue). &nbsp; Here is a dump of the "Referencing files in the project or its dependencies" from the Save As dialog: &nbsp; [Project Name].lvprojreplay2-offsets.vi:Instance:6replay2-offsets.vi:Instance:5replay2-offsets.vi:Instance:3replay2-offsets.vi:Instance:2replay2-offsets.vi:Instance:4replay2-offsets.vi:Instance:1replay2-offsets.vi:Instance:0 &nbsp; Thank you, Tim I'm having the same problem. I came here to see if there was any information about this problem, and found the previous message. Lucky for me, I&#...

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