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Name: Editing Tips for LabVIEW
ID: m14765
Language: English (en)
Summary: Learn how to efficiently create and edit LabVIEW block diagrams and front panels.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: aligning, broken wires, clean up wire, constants, Context Help, controls, decorations, distributing objects, icons, indicators, LabVIEW, moving, Navigation Window, replace, replacing, replicating, text labels
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Ed Doering (
Copyright Holders: Ed Doering (
Maintainers: Ed Doering (, Erik Luther (, Sam Shearman (
Editors: Erik Luther (, Sam Shearman (

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Jun 26, 2007 9:50 am -0500
Last revision to module: Mar 17, 2008 9:34 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.3 Mar 17, 2008 9:34 pm -0500 by Ross J. Reedstrom
fixup audio in flash movie files

Version: 1.2 Aug 29, 2007 9:05 am -0500 by Ed Doering
Add GA script

Version: 1.1 Jul 17, 2007 1:50 pm -0500 by Ed Doering
Initial release

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