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Advanced Topics in LabWindows/CVI by Shahid F. Khalid

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1Programmatically Creating The Graphical User Interface

Chapter Highlights

• Introduction

• Analyzing the Source Code

• Summary

• Library Function Prototypes and Definitions

Creating the graphical user interface (GUI) programmatically gives you the flexibility to add and replace controls during run-time, change their attributes, make the control invisible when not required, and display the control again when needed. Such features enhance your application by making your GUI more versatile.

In this chapter you will not be using the User Interface Editor but create all the controls on the GUI using the CVI library functions through the Source Editor. Creating a GUI programmatically has its advantages and disadvantages, which are mentioned in this ...

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