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Duplicating Global Virtual Channels in NI-DAQmx

Primary Software:
Primary Software Version: 7.4
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: Driver Software>>NI-DAQmx

How can I create a duplicate of a global virtual channel in NI-DAQmx?

This information is also in the Measurement & Automation Explorer Help for NI-DAQmx.


In NI-DAQmx 7.4 or later, you can create duplicate global virtual channels in Measurement & Automation Explorer. To duplicate a global virtual channel, complete the following steps:

  1. Expand Data Neighborhood.
  2. Expand NI-DAQmx Global Virtual Channels.
  3. Right click the global virtual channel you want to duplicate.
  4. Select Duplicate.
  5. A dialog box prompts you to select physical channels from a list of valid physical channels for the measurement type. Select the physical channels to use in the new global virtual channels. A new name is generated for each new global virtual channel, consisting of the original name with an incremented number appended to the end.
  6. Click OK.

Related Links:
KnowledgeBase 2ZN91RFQ: Using Different Types of DAQmx Global Channels in the Same Task
KnowledgeBase 2X8D7F5Z: How Do I Select More Than One NI-DAQmx Channel In LabVIEW?Tutorial: Creating a Virtual Channel in NI-DAQmx and using it in LabVIEW


Report Date: 10/30/2003
Last Updated: 04/08/2016
Document ID: 32TFLQ5Z

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