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QuickDrop AddLabels by MNProjects - Martin Nöhrer - Toolkit for LabVIEW Download

A LabVIEW Quick-Drop (QD) plugin for adding labels to blockdiagram elements

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Version1.3.0.8
ReleasedSep 09, 2020
Publisher MNProjects - Martin Nöhrer
LicenseMIT License
LabVIEW VersionLabVIEW>=17.0
Operating System Windows, Mac, and Linux
Project links Homepage   Documentation   Repository  

Description

A LabVIEW Quick-Drop (QD) plug-in to easily add or remove labels to blockdiagram elements.

This quick-drop plug-in works only in the block diagram.

The plug-in provides the following functions:
- Add/Remove a label to a SubVI.
- Add/Remove a subdiagram label to a structure element.
- Add/Remove a label to a wire
- Show again an already set wire label

Add or remove a label to SubVIs
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Select a SubVI within a blockdiagram.
Press Ctrl+Space and Ctrl+Q to add a label to a SubVI. For removing the label press Ctrl+Spaceand Ctrl+Shift+Q.

Add or remove a subdiagram label to a structure element
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Select a structure element within a blockdiagram. Press Ctrl+Space and Ctrl+Qto add a subdiagram label to the structure element. For removing the label press Ctrl+Space and Ctrl+Shift+Q.

If you insert a text into the QD combo box it will be inserted as subdiagram label of the visible frame.

Add or remove a label to a wire
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Select a wire. Press Ctrl+Space to open the quick drop. Insert a label text to the input field. Press Ctrl+Q to add the inserted label to the wire. The plug-in will add >> before and after the label text. For removing the label press Ctrl+Space and Ctrl+Shift+Q. If you want to add the removed label again press Ctrl+Space and Ctrl+Q.

Add label to a constant
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Select a constant. Press Ctrl+Space to open the quick drop. Insert a text to the input field. Press Ctrl+Q to add the inserted label to the constant. For removing the label press Ctrl+Space and Ctrl+Shift+Q. If you want to add the removed label again press Ctrl+Space and Ctrl+Q.

It is also possible to select more than one element within a blockdiagram. Therefore the appropriate label will be added to the selected elements.

An animated GIF on the homepage shows the usage of the plug-in.

Release Notes

1.3.0.8 (Sep 09, 2020)

Add support for showing and hiding labels for all node types.
Add support for showing and hiding labels of frontpanel controls.

Install

Note, you must have the VIPM Desktop app installed for this button to work.

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