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I've got a tool that searches through a bunch of VIs for stuff. That part was easy. Now I've got an array of GObject refnums, I need to present the results to the user as a list that the user can click on to visit each of the found items. Basically, I want the functionality of the Search Results Dialog Box, but without the search part. The one built into LV has no exposed API. Is there a publicly available replica that someone has built? My Googling around didn't find anything, and I really would prefer not to reinvent that particular wheel if I can avoid it.
how is the "find text" implemented?
0_o posted a topic in LabVIEW GeneralA script that I wrote runs recursively over all the vis in a project and searches a string in the label/description etc. It works just fine but the script opens each vi while accessing its reference and thus running over >1000 big vis takes ages. However, the built in find option in LV searches text in an application and it only takes seconds thus I guess it searches the serialized vis and somehow knows how to highlight the relevant control. Besides looking at the flattened code from time to time I never tried anything like that. Is the search function open source and I just need to find it or is it a LV secret?