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  1. Plasmionique Modbus Master

    This package contains an open source Modbus master library for LabVIEW. It has been developed by Plasmionique Inc. as a replacement for NI Modbus V1.2.1 and provide an open source alternative to the NI Modbus Community API.   It supports RTU, ASCII and TCP modes with the following function codes: 0x01 - Read Coils 0x02 - Read Discrete Inputs 0x03 - Read Holding Registers 0x04 - Read Input Registers 0x05 - Write Single Coil 0x06 - Write Single Register 0x07 - Read Exception Status 0x0F - Write Multiple Coils 0x10 - Write Multiple Registers 0x16 - Mask Write Register 0x17 - Read/Write Multiple Registers 0x2B/0x0E - Read Device Identification   Additional Features: Built-in resource locking simplifies the sharing of a serial port with multiple Modbus slaves or sharing a Modbus session across multiple threads.   Examples are included in "<LabVIEW>\examples\Plasmionique\MB Master\": MB_Master Comm Tester.vi: Demonstrates usage of API to open/close connection and communicate with a Modbus slave device. MB_Master Multiple Sessions.vi: Demonstrates usage of API to open concurrent Modbus sessions. MB_Master Simple Serial.vi: Demonstrates polling of a single input register over serial line. User guide is included in "<LabVIEW>\help\Plasmionique\MB_Master - User Guide.pdf".
    Modbus COMM tester can be opened from the tools menu under "Tools -> Plasmionique -> Modbus COMM Tester..."
    Download a copy of the user guide here: MB_Master - User Guide.pdf
    Note that Version 1.3.4 of this library has been certified compatible with LabVIEW and has been released on the LabVIEW Tools Network: http://sine.ni.com/nips/cds/view/p/lang/en/nid/214230
    The most recent version of this library will always be released on LAVA first before going through NI's certification process.
    ***This project is now available on GitHub: https://github.com/rfporter/Modbus-Master

    1,096 downloads

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  2. Messenger Library

    An extensive library for passing messages between parallel processes. Generalizes the communication method, allowing the message sender to use the method provided by the receiver. Supported communication methods include wrappings of simple queues, user events, and notifiers, as well a more complex channels such as a TCP server and client. In addition, one can configure simple forwarding addresses (“Observers"), which can send messages to multiple destinations, optionally with modifications such as adding a prefix to the message label, relabelling, or substituting a different message.
    Communication patterns supported include request-reply (asynchronous or synchronous), where the reply is sent to a "reply address" attached to the request, and register-notify, where one process sends a registration message to another in order to subscribe to a series of updates.  Also supports scatter-gather, the gathering of replies from multiple senders into an array of messages.
    An option framework for dynamically-launched VI "actors" is also provided, including example templates, which can be accessed via the Tools menu (from an open Project, select Tools>>Messenger Library>>Create Actor from Template..).  An "Actor Manager" debug tool is also installed under the Tools menu.  Please note that this package has nothing directly to do with the NI Actor Framework (other than both packages are influenced by the Actor Model).
    ***Introductory Videos are on a YouTube channel.***
    Original conversation on this work is here.

    Now hosted on the LabVIEW Tools Network (but note that the latest version will often be on LAVA)
    ***NOTE: latest versions require VIPM 2017 or later to install.***

    2,039 downloads

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  3. UI Tools

    UI Tools v1.4.0
    Copyright © 2009-2016, François Normandin
    All rights reserved.
    Author:François Normandin
    Contact Info: Contact via PM on www.lavag.org
    LabVIEW Versions:
    Created and tested with LabVIEW 2012
    Dependencies:
    OpenG Application Control Library >= 4.1.0.7
    OpenG Array Library >= 4.1.1.14
    OpenG File Library >= 4.0.1.22
    OpenG LabVIEW Data Library >= 4.2.0.21
    OpenG String Library >= 4.1.0.12
    LAVA Palette >= 1.0.0.1
    Description:
    This package contains tools for designing user interfaces.
    A first palette helps create special effects using transparency of front panel. Using them allows to quickly create fade-ins or outs using linear or exponential variation of the intensity. A second palette contains VIs to calculate the position of GObjects for many purposes like alignment, snap, mouse follow, etc. A third palette contains VIs to create dialog boxes based on class instances. "Simple Error Dialog" and "Simple Selection List" are featured with or without backrground blackening effect. A fourth palette includes some VIs to move objects programmatically on the front panel, using a basic deceleration algorithm to provide an impression of a smooth movement. The packaged VIs are all namespaced using a suffix “__lava_lib_ui_tools” which should not conflict with any of your own code.
    Includes:
    Front Panel Transparency (Fade In & Fade Out) Utilities (Alignment, Snap) Dialog (OOP based, extensible) Engine (Beta) for object movement Instructions:
    This package is distributed on the LabVIEW Tools Network (version 1.3) and updates are on LAVA (1.4). It can be installed directly in the addon folder of any LabVIEW version from 2012 to now. The addon installs automatically under the LAVA palette of the addon submenu.
    License:
    Distributed under the BSD license.
    Support:
    If you have any problems with this code or want to suggest features, please go to www.lavag.org and navigate to the discussion page.
     

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  4. Code Capture Tool

    The Code Capture tool allows you easily create screenshots of you LabVIEW code for use in documentation, web-sites, wikis, emails.

    This tool provides an API for creating images of LabVIEW code as well a GUI for easy capturing and use of code.
    Further info is provided in the help-screen (F1) of the program.

    For the latest version visit the Code Repository

    For the latest version of the source code, visit SourceForge

    For more info, visit the LabVIEW wiki with the documenation.


    A series of videos is available on screencast: Code Capture Tool








    Installation

    ============

    To install the Code Capture Tool, run the 'Install Code Capture Tool.vi' in the LabVIEW version of your choice, or use the OGP file in conjunction with VIPM.

    A wizard will guide you through the installation procedure.


    Usage
    ============
    After installing and restarting LabVIEW, you can open the Code Capture Tool via the 'Tools' menu to capture an image of the current VI.
    For more info open the About screen of the GUI.

    Uninstalling
    ============
    To remove the Code Capture Tool from your LabVIEW installation remove the following files in your LabVIEW folder:
    Project\Code Capture Tool.vi
    user.lib\CCT.mnu

    And the following folder:
    user.lib\_Code Capture Tool


    In your LabVIEW data folder (in Windows, this is normally: My documents\LabVIEW Data) is a configuration file called Code Capture Tool.ini, which can be removed at any moment. However this file can be shared between mulitple versions of LabVIEW, I recommand you to use a special LabVIEW data folder for each LabVIEW version.

    Contact
    ============

    Comments, bugs and thank yous can be expressed to the NI Forums community , and on the LAVA community at the CCT discussion thread.

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  5. LVOOP Assistant

    This tool integrates into the LabVIEW Project Provider API and contains features to assist with LVOOP development

    Instructions:
    - Restart LabVIEW after installation
    - In a LabVIEW Project, right click on a Class or Class Method VI and select 'LVOOP Assistant >> Plugin'
    - If 'VIPM Options >> Mass Compile VIs after Package Installation' is set to FALSE, tool will mass compile on first load for LabVIEW versions after 2012
    - See 'Help >> LAVA >> LVOOP Assistant' for more information
    - Search 'LVOOP' in NI Example Finder for examples of LVOOP Assistant pluginss

    Features:
    - Clone a Method VI to another Class
    - Create a Child Class
    - Display and edit all VI icons in a Class
    - Open Accessor VIs from a block diagram property node for debugging
    - Script Method VIs using templates from a sandbox
    - Paste icon text from one Method VI to another
    - Refresh a Method VI's icon without having to open the Class Properties Dialog and refresh all icons
    - Rename LVOOP Labels
    - Add favourite Virtual Folders to a Class with pre-configured scopes 

    5,760 downloads

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  6. JGCODE Preferences Dialog Library

    This package is Open Source
    The Library contains supporting VIs that integrate with the LabVIEW Preferences Dialog to simplify file IO using OpenG VIs.
    Thanks to Yair/tst for help with refactoring
    Installation locations:
    <templates>\JGCODE\Preferences Page Dialog.vit - template for creating new pages
    <examples>\JGCODE\preferences_dialog - example application and instructions
    The following VIs are called dynamically so that linking is maintained:
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\PreferenceDialog.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\optionsFrame_GetErrorReportQueue.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\optionsFrame_GetPageReadyNotifier.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\PreferencePages\SharedPrefPage_SubVIs\SetCursorBusy.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\PreferencePages\SharedPrefPage_SubVIs\SetCursorNormal.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\PreferencePages\SharedPrefPage_SubVIs\SetOkDisable.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\PreferencePages\SharedPrefPage_SubVIs\SetOkEnable.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\PreferencePages\SharedPrefPage_SubVIs\SetPanelCloseStateDisable.vi
    <resource>\dialog\PreferencesDialog\PreferencePages\SharedPrefPage_SubVIs\SetPanelCloseStateEnable.vi
    This Package depends on these other packages:
    oglib_appcontrol >= 4.1.0.7
    oglib_array >= 4.1.0.13
    oglib_file >= 4.0.0.20
    oglib_variantconfig >= 4.0.0.5

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  7. Rename LVOOP Labels

    This package is Open Source
    This package is a LAVA distribution - visit 'http://bit.ly/team_lava' to learn more about Team LAVA
    Visit 'http://bit.ly/rename_lvoop_labels' for this package's support forum
    This package contains a Plugin which renames a Class Member VI's Top Left and Top Right Connector Pane inputs to 'Class Name In' for control and 'Class Name Out' for indicator. Qualified Namespacing is ignored (i.e. parent Libraries). All VI control terminal labels are aligned left and indicator terminal labels right. Addtionally the Class icon will be refreshed. Use this Plugin e.g. after you have renamed a Class and you want to update it's labels or when you have cloned (Save As) a Class
    This plugin was designed to be use with 'LVOOP templates' therefore, the following Connector Panes are supported:
    4815 - 4x2x2x4
    4833 - 5x3x3x5
    4834 - 6x4x4x6
    4835 - 8x6x6x8
    Restart LabVIEW to refresh Menus after installation
    Use the Tool Menu or NI Example Finder to view examples of how this tool works.
    Tools Menu:
    Plugins can be found under Tools>>LAVA>>Rename LVOOP Labels
    'Rename Selected VI Only' - operates only on the selected VI
    'Rename All VIs In Class' - operates on all VIs in the selected VI's Class
    'Open Example' - demonstrates features of this tool
    Quick Drop (QD):
    Press Ctrl + Space to launch QD
    The default hotkey for this plugin is 'Z'
    'Ctrl + Z' - operates only on the selected VI
    'Ctrl + Shift + Z' - operates on all VIs in the selected VI's Class
    Help Menu:
    Help can be found under Help>>LAVA>>Rename LVOOP Labels
    Installation Locations (relative to LabVIEW directory):
    '\vi.lib\addons\_LAVA\rename_lvoop_labels' - main code
    '\project\LAVA\rename_lvoop_labels' - tools menu plugin code
    '\resource\dialog\QuickDrop\plugins' - quick drop plugin code (z.vi)
    '\help\LAVA\rename_lvoop_labels' - help menu plugin code
    '\examples\LAVA\rename_lvoop_labels' - example code
    '\examples\exbins' - .bin3 file

    1,731 downloads

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  8. LVOOP Property Popper

    Copyright © 2012 Norman J. Kirchner, Jr.; 2007-2012 JGCODE
    ~,~ - The Captain was here...
    This package is Open Source
    LVOOP Property Popper is a tool that aids in debugging Class Property Nodes.
    Instructions:
    * Open the LVOOP Property Popper UI
    * Select a Class Property Node
    * Press 'Get Properties'
    * Double-click a property in the listbox to open that properties Block Diagram
    Restart LabVIEW to refresh Menus after installation
    Tools Menu:
    Plugins can be found under Tools>>LAVA>>LVOOP Property Popper
    'Run' - opens the LVOOP Property Popper UI
    'Open Example' - demonstrates features of this tool
    Installation Locations (relative to LabVIEW directory):
    '\vi.lib\addons\_LAVA\lvoop_property_popper' - main code
    '\project\LAVA\lvoop_property_popper' - tools menu plugin code
    '\examples\LAVA\lvoop_property_popper' - example code

    648 downloads

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