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Warning -1950679034 when Reading a Shared Variable

Primary Software:
Primary Software Version: 1.0
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: LabVIEW Modules>>LabVIEW DSC Module

When trying to read a shared variable, I receive Warning -1950679034: The shared variable has no value.

Why does this happen and how can I prevent it?

Warning -1950679034 is a warning that the shared variable you are trying to read has no known value. Warning codes do not halt execution but they may be an indication of bad data. If you have just created or deployed the variable, it may not have been written to yet. If you have created an I/O Server, there could be a communication failure preventing the shared variable from receiving data.

You can prevent this warning by enabling the Initial Value option in the shared variable properties page. Once you set an initial value, you will have to redeploy the library.

Alternatively, you can initialize the shared variable by writing a value to the variable either in your code or using the Distributed System Manager.

Related Links:
KnowledgeBase 4L6BP728: How to Avoid the "0" Value at First Read of a Shared Variable in LabVIEW 8.5.x?


Report Date: 01/06/2009
Last Updated: 05/12/2014
Document ID: 4T5DE9U8

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