Category: LabVIEW

H5Labview and 1-D arrays

The current version of h5labview 2.7.3.112 can completely crash Labview 2013 SP1 when using 1-D arrays. What I do to fix this is insert the “Build Array” into my 1-D array just before it hits HDF5 Write Data. On the Read Data, to get a 1-D array again, you can use Index Array with the […]

HDF5 in Labview 2013

There is steady development of the h5labview package, allowing use of many common HDF5 read/write features from Matlab. 0) install VI package manager 1) download and install the latest SHARED HDF5 library from http://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/release/obtain5.html#obtain get the appropriate operating system and 32 or 64 bits according to your Labview install 32/64 bits, not the OS. 2) […]

LabVIEW Shared Variables through Windows 7 Firewall

Getting the LabVIEW 2011 Shared Variable Server to work through Windows Firewall on Windows 7 x64 will require allowing the following programs to pass through the firewall: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\lkads.exe C:\Windows\SysWOW64\lktsrv.exe c:\Program Files (x86)\National Instruments\Shared\Tagger\tagsrv.exe Note: even when using LabVIEW 64-bit, the directory for tagsrv.exe is still under the x86 Program Files. Note: For LabVIEW 32-bit, the […]

LabVIEW 2011 64-bit (on Windows 7 x64) installation

LabVIEW 2011 has only a few toolkits that work as a 64-bit installation on 64-bit Windows 7. You can see the list of the supported LabVIEW 64-bit toolkits at: http://zone.ni.com/devzone/cda/tut/p/id/10383 With regard to Device Drivers, the same Device Drivers DVD or download (4.8GB) is used for 32-bit and 64-bit LabVIEW. When you start the Device […]

LabVIEW 2011 Device Drivers installation (unzipping) issues

The built-in ZIP-file decompression of Windows 7 x64 does not seem to be able to handle the 4.8GB download of the LabVIEW 2011 Device Drivers–the ZIP decompression crashes after several minutes. I have found that the free, open-source (FOSS) 7-Zip program handles such large (>2.1GB) ZIP files easily, unzipping this large 4.8GB file in about […]