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Launch LabVIEW Editor - Quick Drop shortcut

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Hi,

 

I haven't found any way to launch IE from keybord and I decided to make my QD shortcut to do this.  I've used LabVIEW Icon API and build simple code as shown on snippet. Everything work fine when I want to change Icon of a VI holding the code, (ie. replace "QD Launch VI Ref" with reference to the VI) but the situation is different when I am using it as a QD shortcut.  I have to wait about 5-10 sec once Icon Editor is launched.  It's far to long.

 

Does anybody can tell me how I can do this process faster or give me another way I can run IE using keyboard?

 

 

 

 

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Find the IE shortcut in the start menu. Right click on it and select properties. There is a field for you to define a shortcut key which is currently set to None..

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Have you tried the Icon Editor that comes with GDS?

This VI gets loaded with LabVIEW and will open instantly.

(Tools->GOOP->Create VI Icon…)

 

If you have installed NI's GDS (http://sine.ni.com/nips/cds/view/p/lang/en/nid/209038)

You can find the IconEditor VI here:

LabVIEW 2013\resource\Framework\Providers\Symbio_GDS\EndevoProvider.llb\GDSIconEditor_CreateVIIcon.vi

 

Or if you download the OpenGDS (http://opengds.github.io/)

You can find the IconEditor here:

LabVIEW 20XX\resource\Framework\Providers\Open_GDS\ClassProviders\Common\IconEditor\GDSIconEditor_CreateVIIcon.vi

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