Tab control in one of the tabs of another tab control
One of my colleagues is working with a tab control. He has several tabs. He is trying to embed another tab control inside one of the tabs of the first tab control. He had placed the second tab control inside one of the tabs of the first tab control. But the problem is that the second tab control does not show up (unless one goes to the block diagram and double clicks the second tab control, only then does it shows up; when the vi is closed and reopened its again not there). I told him that I had never seen such functionality (a tab control inside another tab control) in any application but is it somehow possible. All this is required while the VI is not running and is being developed (of course it should work at run time, but this functionality must show while the VI is not running, i.e., this functionality should be non-programmatic. Is it possible. Thanks for your time.
Hi rashid, yes it is possible. See the attached example. I see no problems with it.Hope it helps.Mike
Thanks <a href="../view_profile?user.id=88992" class="auth_text" style="font-weight: bold;" target="_blank"> MikeS81</a>! Yes you are absolutely right. Your VI is working perfectly. I wonder what has my friend done to get such behaviour as he is getting. Strange! Thanks for the help!Have a very nice day!
Hi rashid, can you upload your vi, maybe someone found the proble...Tab control within another tab control
I am creating a form with a tab control containing 10 tabs. and what I
want to do is on only on of the tabs, I want a sub section of tabs.
So what it ends up being is one main tab control with another tab
control embedded into only one of the tab pages. The problem I am
getting is when I insert the sub section tab control into one of the
tabs from the main tab control, the sub section tab control appears in
every tab in the main tab control. Can anyone help? What do I need
to do so it only appears in one tab, not all.
As you found, you cannot place a tab control on one of the pages...tab control inside another tab control
Is it possible to put a tab control inside another tab control. I tried
it several times, but for some reason this doesn't seem to work.
Can someone confirm this, or tell me what the trick is.
The only way I know to do this is to put a subform on the first tab control.
Then you can put your second tab control on the subform.
If you do this repeatedly, however, you will find the form loading rather
"Georges Heinesch" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Is it possible to...Syntax of control on tab controls
I have a form "frmturnover" on which there is asubform "subfrmturnover"
which has three tabcontrols say Page1, Page2 and Page3. There is control
"control2" on Page2 that when its is entered I want to check if it is the
same value as a control "control1" on Page1 and then show a pop up box if
they don't match. I can work out the code for the message box but I'm
getting a little lost on the syntax for referring to the controls on the
pages of the tab control.
I also want to check the value of Control2 on page2 with the vale of
control3 on a page1 o...Control/Indicator descriptions are not imported or checked from LabVIEW to NI RG when they are placed on Tab controls
I am currently testing Requirements Gateway. As it seems it does not find any controls placed on a tab control to see if it is covered or not.
Is there any reason not searching for controls placed on tab controls?
We have VIs iterating over complex Front Panel structures to find all controls. Maybe we can add this functionality to NI RG LabVIEW interface.
Is there anyone can help in this?
...Can a Combo Box control a Tab Control, like an Enumerated Ring control can
Is there any way to have a Combo Box control a Tab Control. An Enumerated Ring control can if all the names match "Exactly", question is can a Combo Box do the same, especially within an Event Structure?
I haven't been able to figure it out. Enclosed is a test VI that has an enumerated ring example, and a combo box with the same data. Thanks for your help...
Test Tab Control .vi:
http://forums.ni.com/attachments/ni/170/215375/1/Test Tab Control .vi
A tab control can be treated like an enum, so your question comes down to: "Can I map a ...Getting XP look with tabbed dialog control and tab strip control
I know how to use a manifest file to get the XP look for the Windows Common
Controls 6 group of controls but I also have both the tabbed dialog and tab
strip controls in my app and I want those to take on the XP look as well.
Does anyone know how?
Also, while I am able to get the XP look through a manifest file in my app's
folder I should be able to do this without the file having to be in the
app's folder. I've read it has to do with compiling with a resource file
but I don't know how to do that. Can anyone offer any assistance?
...Tab Control and Rectangle Hiding Controls
I'm trying to change the back colour of a tab control in Access 2010 by
using a rectangle.
I've selected the tab control (not an individual page) and pasted the
rectagle (solid with required colour).
I then send the rectangle to the back and then the tab control to the back.
The problem is that most (but not all controls remain hidden) on each tab.
Subform and list boxes are visible, but labels and text boxes aren't.
I've done this before in another application, but can't remember how I did
On Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:57:59 AM UTC-5, Bob Darlington wrote:
> I'm trying to change the back colour of a tab control in Access 2010 by
> using a rectangle.
> I've selected the tab control (not an individual page) and pasted the
> rectagle (solid with required colour).
> I then send the rectangle to the back and then the tab control to the back.
> The problem is that most (but not all controls remain hidden) on each tab.
> Subform and list boxes are visible, but labels and text boxes aren't.
> I've done this before in another application, but can't remember how I did
> Any ideas?
> Bob Darlington
Not sure I understand your issue. Anyway, check in properties and set the background to transparent.
...How can I set the tab order of text box controls on each page of a tab control?
I need to be able to select the tabbing order of individual controls
on a single page of a tabbed control. How??
In LV 6.1 an up you should be ablel to right click on the edge of the
tab control when the tab-page in question is selected.
The bttom selcetion in the pop-up is "Reoder controls in page..."
selecting this option will switch editing modes to allow you to
specify the ored, just like in a cluster.
I seem to remeber in older versions you had to drag the tabable
controls off the tab control, specify the tabbing oder and then drag
them back on. The oldest version I have on ...How to easily control multiple controls in labview
How can I easily control multiple controls with a single write to in Labview? For instance, I need to update 50 different boolean indicators. When I update them one at a time I use a cntrl refrence in my event structure, but outside of an event structure how can I easily cycle through them and update without making 50 local variables if I need to do them all at once?
Why don't you use an array of boolean indicators?
Have a look at the example attached <a href="http://forums.ni.com/ni/board/message?board.id=170&view=by_date_ascending&message.id=204328#M204328" target="_blank">here</a>, which can also be applied to this. You should usually avoid updating the value of a control from more than one place, though (unless it's something like initialization, where you can guarantee not having race conditions).
Other alternatives: using an array of booleans or using the picture control to create the image.
The way i use these booleans in my UI, I had to make them separate so I could arrange them in a user friendly way. And yes this is just for initialization so they won't be getting updated in two places at once.
Hello, I am still trying to figure out a method of controlling a discharge valve for compressor testing. The valve is controlled by a slider, but when it hits a certain point of being closed, the compressor surges. At that surge point, I want the user to click a button, and then have the valve slowly open while the data is being sent to a file. This way, the data is recorded and the valve opens to prevent damage to the compressor all at the click of one button. I have the VI up and running, all except for the opening part of the valve. I have included a simple example of where I am going with the valve control. Any advice would be appreciated, for then I can implement that code for the valve opening into the rest of my programming.
...How to control the tab control using event structure?
I am using tab control and event structure in the program.
When i run the application event is not happening for the active page.
When user switches from active page to the other page then event is taking place for all pages
So, how to get the event trigger for the active page when the application is started
For more clarification i am attaching the code "Test Control Tab using Event Structure.vi"
Test Control Tab using Event Structure.vi:
http://forums.ni.com/attachments/ni/170/288159/1/Test Control Tab using Event Structure.vi
You have a basic misunderstanding of dataflow. Maybe you should start with some tutorials or study some of the examples that ship with LabVIEW.
- The event structure belongs inside the while loop, and not vice versa. RIght now, the event structure only runs exactly once and never again.
- If the stop is pressed first, the VI will stop. Game over.
- If the tab control is changed (from any state to any other state!), the inner loop will spin forever as fast as the CPU allows, either executing one or the other case. It just reads the tab terminal to decide which case to execute. Changing tab never triggers any events. The VI is trapped inside the event until stop is pressed to stop the VI.
you were closer to a reasonable program in the other thread:
<a href="http://forums.ni.com/ni/board/message?board.id=170&view=by_date_ascending&message.id=287905"...tab control strict typedef hides controls
"Has the issue of no typedef tabs been resolved in LV7? I am modifying
a LV61 vi and severely broke the panel trying to convert a tab to a
typedef. I was able to customize, however there was a compile/save
error and all the embedded controls on the tab pages became hidden and
In my disgust, I had deleted all copies of the offending vi. I believe
my problem must have been, primarily, a corrupted compile/save.
...How do you control seperate motors with Labview through a remote control?
Forgive me if I am not typing the question correctly, or if it is a stupid question. I am only fourteen and only started learning about Labview.. I would appreciate all help possible. Thanks
What type of motors are you trying to control? How do you have them/plan to have them connected to your computer? When you say you want to control remotely, do you mean that you don't want them connected to a computer or that you want to communicate remotely through your computer (no cables)? The more information you can give the better help you will receive. Cheers
It would also be helpful to know what version of LabVIEW you are using. It's impressive that your starting to learn LabVIEW at such a young age, it will be challenging but worth it!
Well first off, thanks for asking questions to my questions, it helps me too :) The kind of motors I am trying to control are IFI Robotics Multi-Speed Motor Connect to PWM or RLY port (12 volt).. I am trying to remotely control it wirelessly, through an IFI Robotics Isaac16 EDU Robot Controller with 900MHz Short Range Radio Modem. Hope this Helps..
Oh yeah, and the version of LabView I am using is 8.5
It looks like your controller is designed to be programmed in BASIC. What you will need to do in order to control it with LabVIEW is figure out what the function calls are that will be required to activate your PMW signals etc.&a...LabVIEW PDA and Tab Controls
I am pretty new to LabVIEW which I need to use for my thesis.
I'm using LV 7.1 with the PDA module and the target is an iPaq with
Pocket PC 2003 (hx4700). Then I have the 6062E DAQ Card which I connect
to the PDA with a PCMCIA to CF adaptor.
I have to develop an application for the PDA which have to acquire data
and which can send them to another PC (a desktop one) or using TCP over
wi-fi, or using bluetooth
The PDA has not a big display (just 480x640), so I need to overcome this
problem someway. And I thought to use the tab control on the front
panel, to switch betwe...Reading controller data into LabVIEW through serial connections to controllers?
I'd like to read data from environmental chamber controllers (System Plus) into LabVIEW through RS232 connections. Has anyone done something similar? I see interfacing with the serial controllers as the biggest obstacle and although not directly related to LabVIEW programming, I'm hoping someone here can give me some advice or resources on how best to do so now days. My first thought is to write a program with VB or C++ to act as a terminal and write the data to a text file for LabVIEW to poll. Aside from using Telix decades ago to work with BBSes, my only other serial experience consists of interfacing with a Kiethly multimeter using a C++ program. I would rather not use multiple PCs but I have never worked with more than one serial port on a computer before in the past. Perhaps LabVIEW itself already provides for multiple serial card communications (wouldn't that be perfect)? Any info would be great. Regards, Dave
LabVIEW has had support for serial communication for as long as I've used it and may have been part of version 1. It also supports multiple serial ports - built-in and USB->RS232. There are even a couple of shipping examples. I've not used this particular chamber but I've used several with serial connections. It's a matter of getting the programming manual and working through it if a driver does not al...attractive css, xp tab(page) control and grid control
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...Front panel controls and indicators flicker inside Tab Control
I'm using a Tab Control to organize controls and indicators by functions or processes. I notice that all of them no mater which tab I?m in, flicker. I don't have any item overlap each other. Even more strange is that when I made a similar Tab Control within the same application and transferred all of the controls and indicators to it, the flicker went away. In the end I kept the new tab control and deleted the old one and everything is working great.
Anyone has any idea why this happened? Also I wanted to post this problem/solution in case anyone else has a similar problem in the future.
what's your LV version? i remember some bugs with LV 6.x and tab pages.
what controls do you use? dou you handle with huge data amounts in graphs, pictures etc.? Or do you write to controls with very high rates?
The best next step would be to post a stripped code that reproduces the behaviour so we can take a look at it.
I'm using LV 8.5 for Window 2000. As I mentioned in the original post, the problem went away by just creating another Tab control and moving, without any modifications, the controls and indicators to it.
Thanks for the reply,
...How do I control flow through MKS Mass Flow Controller using Labview
How do I control flow through MKS Mass Flow Controller using Labview?
Im new to LabVIEW please let me know bout it in detail. Thanks for all the help.
...Form layout question: How move controls in a Form to (in) a Tab Control?
I created a form with a lot of controls on it. (textboxes, pulldown's
Because the form is a little full I want to move the controls to
different pages on a tab control.
HOW can one do this?. If I drag them the tab control is not
'activated' if the mouse pointer is above the tab control.
(if one creates a new textbox and place it on the tab control this tab
control page turns black to show it's activated)
This does not work while dragging??!
Thanks in advance, Eddie Smit
Holland. (The Netherlands)
>Because the form is a little full I want to move the
>control...How do I use a LabView control element as ActiveX Control in another application?
I am was trying to include some simple ActiveX Controls(sliders,
buttons) in my VBScript. It worked with other ActiveX Components from
the web, however I wasn't able to include the LabView ActiveX Controls
because I was missing the necessary IDs. Moreover I was able to test
the LabView control by inserting it into the VC++- Test Container. But
I still can't find the necessary IDs...
I don't believe that any of the LabVIEW controls (except for 3D
Graphs) are ActiveX controls so I'm not sure what control you were
able to insert into the VC++ container. What's the exact name ...dragging existing controls onto a new 'tab control'
I have an form that I want to reorganise by putting some of the
existing controls onto a new tab control (using Access 2K)
When I drag a control onto a specific page of the new tab control,
rather than appearing just on that page, the control appears on all
pages of the tab control.
Can anyone tell me how to make it visible just on the page on to which
it is dragged?
Go to design view, select the tab control and make the background property
'Normal' rather than 'Transparent'. You can then drop controls on any page and
they will only be on that page. After in...Vertical Tabs on Tab Control?
I've used conventional horizontal tabs on one application.
Now I'd like to have a row of tabs, representing each
letter of the alphabet, running down the right side of a
These are owner drawn tabs.
I have questions.
I want a single line of alphabet tabs. If the control
shrinks to too small to show all of the tabs, I'd like them
to display a ragged edge, and arrows in order to scroll them.
Instead, multiple lines of tabs are drawn. The Resource
Editor's "Tab Control Properties" window has "Multiline...tabbing order in tab controls
How can I set the tabbing order of controls in a tab control on the
front panel when having several other controls on the front panel.
Right-click on the tab and select "Reorder controls In page" from the
menu that pops up.
This is not exactly what I meant.
When I'm creating a local variable I can choose its destination
(right-click - select item). Because there are so many I would like to
reorder the tabbing order to choose the correct on the top.
All this action are taken in the block diagramm.
From the edit menu, select
Set Tabbing order
changing the tabbing order will also change the order the variables
are listed when you want to list or select a local variable