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Setting Report Format to XML Results in Invalid Setting Error
When I tried to set my TestStand report format to XML, I get an invalid setting error shown below. XML reporting will not work with your version of Internet Explorer. Please upgrade to version 6.0 or greater. ...

How to Add a Company Logo at the Top of an HTML Report
This Document is not yet Rated How to Add a Company Logo at the Top of an HTML Report Primary Software: Primary Software Version: 3.1 Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A Secondary Software: N/A Problem: ...

How Do I Use the NI TestStand Type Differ?
I have a type conflict that I would like to resolve using the NI TestStand Type Differ.  How do I use the Type Differ to resolve type conflicts?

Why Do I Get a Type Conflict Error and How Do I Resolve It?
I am receiving a type conflict error in TestStand when a sequence file is loaded or during runtime. Why am I receiving a type conflict error and how do I resolve it?

Windows Vista Behavior Change that Affects Applications that use .NET along with ActiveX/COM
Windows Vista introduced a change in behavior that can cause applications to receive WM_PAINT messages unexpectedly while performing ActiveX/COM calls from .NET components or .NET applications. How does ...

Calling a Custom Sequence File with a Sequence Call Step Causes TestStand to Hang
I am using a TestStand sequence file translator to load sequence files of a custom format.  However, when I call one of these sequence files from a Sequence Call step, the TestStand Sequence Editor or ...

System Level Exception When Calling LabWindows™/CVI .obj File From TestStand Sequence
Why do I get a System Level Exception when I try to call a LabWindows/CVI .obj file from my TestStand sequence?

How Can I Programmatically Rename a File using TestStand?
I would like to use TestStand to programmatically rename a file stored somewhere on disk.  How can I do this?

Why Do I Get Error -17311 While Trying to Execute My Sequence File?
This Document is not yet Rated Why Do I Get Error -17311 While Trying to Execute My Sequence File? Primary Software: Primary Software Version: 4.0 Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A Secondary Software: ...

TestStand Report Not Displayed When Saved in Folder Path Containing Chinese Characters
I have saved a TestStand report in a folder path that includes Chinese characters. The report is generated, but never displayed.  Why is a report not displayed when saved in a folder path containing Chinese ...

How Can I Guarantee Unique UIMessage Codes?
My TestStand system is being developed by several different engineers and needs to implement multiple UIMessages.  Is there a way to ensure that the UIMessage codes being used will be unique?

TestStand Deployment Utility Generates Internal Error When Locking VIs in Project Libraries or Global VIs
When I try to deploy LabVIEW global VIs or VIs in project libraries from the TestStand deployment utility and I request that these files be locked, the deployment utility generates an internal error.  ...

TestStand Won't Load: Error 80004005
My TestStand crashed and now when I try to reopen it I get the following error, or I just installed a newer version of TestStand and when I try to open it, I get the same error and it won't open: Creating ...

Modify the Pass/Fail condition of a TestStand Pass/Fail Step with a Custom Expression
I have a code module that returns multiple values and I want my TestStand step to pass or fail based on a condition that is a combination of these values. How can I modify my step to do this?

ActiveX Automation Server Error 18351 on Deployed TestStand Target
After I deploy a working sequence to a target computer, I'm getting the following error message: Error loading type library/DLL.Error Code:  -18351; An error occurred reading an ActiveX Automation server ...

NI VLM Volume License Installer Causes Error -12 When Building Distribution in Application Builder
I installed an Application Development Environment (ADE), such as LabVIEW, LabWindows\CVI, or TestStand, from a Volume License Manager (VLM) Volume License Installer.  Now, I'm building a distribution ...

Loop Index for Interactive Execution in TestStand
I am running an interactive execution by right-clicking the steps and selecting Loop on Selected Steps... Is there a method to retrieve the loop index of the execution?

TestStand UI Controls do not work when Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP1 is Installed
I have a User Interface that contains the Variables View or the Insertion Palette. When I try to use either of these user interface components, they stop working or throw unhandled .NET exceptions. How ...

TestStand: PropertyObjects Were Not Released Warning When Using LabVIEW Code Module
In one of the steps of my TestStand sequence I am using a LabVIEW User Interface (UI) or code module that converts an ActiveX variant wire to a property object.  When I shut down my TestStand UI, I receive ...

TestStand Deployment Fails When Deploying Dynamic Dispatch VI
I have created a LabVIEW Object-Oriented Project that contains a dynamically dispatched VI.  When I try to deploy my TestStand workspace that includes these VIs, I get a warning of the following form: ...

Val Function Returns 0 When the Input String Contains Empty Spaces in TestStand
I am using the Val function in a TestStand expression to convert a string to a number. This function normally ignores empty spaces in the string, but sometimes it returns 0. Why is this happening and how ...

Error -1074135023 in TestStand when Initializing an IVI-COM Device
I have defined an IVI-C step in the main sequence to initialize my Agilent function generator, but I am getting an error -1074135023 when I try to do so. What am I doing wrong and how can I fix this problem? ...

TestStand Cannot Load Object or Library Files for CVI Adapter
I cannot load .obj or .lib files in TestStand when I use the CVI adapter. I am using TestStand version 4.0.1 or earlier and CVI 8.5 or later. Why am I not able to do this and is there a fix for it?

Adding Additional Buttons to the TestStand Sequence Editor Toolbar
There is a Test UUT shortcut button in the sequence editor toolbar. I would like to add one for Single Pass. How can I do it?

Using LabVIEW Class References with TestStand
I am using LabVIEW classes in my VI. Can I pass these LabVIEW class references directly to and from my TestStand sequence?

Using MenuStrip with InsertCommandsInMenu in TestStand .NET User Interfaces
Can I use the MenuStrip class (instead of the Menu class) with the InsertCommandsInMenu method in my TestStand user interface?

How Do I Programmatically Browse A Workspace File in TestStand?
In my Operator Interface I am able to click File»Browse Workspace to load a workspace file into memory. How can I do this programmatically in TestStand and load a workspace file?

Calling a C/C++ Function with a Void Pointer Parameter from TestStand
I have a  C/C++ DLL that has a function declaration with a void pointer (void*) parameter. The C/C++ DLL adapter for the Action step does not allow me to choose void* from the list of types for this parameter. ...

Where Can I Find the List of Most Recently Used Sequence Files?
I am trying to find a list of the most recently used sequence files similar to the list that I see when I access the File menu in the TestStand Sequence Editor.  Where is this information stored and how ...

How can I Dynamically Call a Pre-Translated Sequence File?
I am using the Text to Sequence File Translator functionality in TestStand based upon the example that can be found in TestStand\Examples\SequenceFileTranslators.  I would like to dynamically translate ...

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