LabVIEW 2012 SP1 Real-Time Module Readme
Primary Software Version: 2012 SP1
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: N/A
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LabVIEW 2012 SP1 Real-Time Module Readme
This file contains important information about the LabVIEW 2012 SP1 Real-Time Module.
The Real-Time Module supports the following operating systems for application development:
The Real-Time Module installs the following real-time operating systems (RTOSes). Refer to the specific RT target hardware documentation for information about which RTOS your target uses.
Note: Each RTOS supports only a subset of LabVIEW features. Refer to the Real-Time Module»Unsupported LabVIEW Features book on the Contents tab of the LabVIEW Help for a list of unsupported LabVIEW features for each RTOS.
You can install all of your LabVIEW products, including the LabVIEW Real-Time Module, using the LabVIEW Platform DVDs. You can find installation and activation instructions for the Real-Time Module in the following locations:
To request additional LabVIEW Platform DVDs, refer to the National Instruments website.
Note: If you purchased this product with an NI Software Suite or NI Product Bundle, use the installation media that shipped with your purchase to install this product.
Installing and Using Japanese and Simplified Chinese Languages on an RT Target
After you install the Real-Time Module on your development computer, you can complete the following steps to install and use Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages on an RT target.
Note: You cannot use Japanese or Simplified Chinese characters in directory names or file names on the RT target.
Refer to the National Instruments website for an up-to-date list of known issues in the LabVIEW 2012 SP1 Real-Time Module.
The following items are the IDs and titles of a subset of issues fixed in the LabVIEW 2012 SP1 Real-Time Module.
The following items are the IDs and titles of a subset of issues fixed in the LabVIEW 2012 Real-Time Module.
Refer to the LabVIEW Help, accessible by selecting Help»LabVIEW Help from LabVIEW, for information about the LabVIEW 2012 SP1 Real-Time Module.
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Examples for the LabVIEW Real-Time Module are located in the
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Report Date: 03/01/2013
Last Updated: 03/01/2013
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