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DSC Alarm description issue


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Hello Everybody. I am pretty new with DSC module but not with Labview ;) I am facing some issue with the property "Description" in alarms link to Shared Variables.
I just can't see anything in my "<alarm & event notification>:User event" event structure, in the "alarm description" field. My code is very similar to the one found in the DSC Alarms Demo.lvproj in the labview\examples\lvdsc....
I've already tried to::
- setup the field in : Shared Variable Properties >  Alarming > Description
- setup the field in : Shared Variable Properties > Description
- write directly a string in SharedVariableIO property

Any clue?
Thanks a lot for helping :)

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Hi Vids,

The Read Alarms.vi will output an array of clusters that include the description.

Feed the shared variables you want to monitor into this VI and it will return any active alarms and all associated info.

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Hi Pallen,
Thanks for answering!
I could eventually figured my problem out.
I had one .lvlib (main lib, let's call A.lvlib), at the root of the tree, that contained others .lvlib (containing the alarm shared variables, let's call them X.lvlib, Y.lvlib, etc). For some unknown reason I couldn't get the description field of the shared variable when placed in X.lvlib, Y.lvlib, etc. while I could get other fields (!?) 
Placing X.lvlib, Y.lvlib, etc at the root of the tree (and not into an other "main" .lvlib), I can get the description of the shared variable like expected.

Thanks very much ;)

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