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I tried to download this library with VI package manager; it first says it cannot find any content, and tells me to search online, which I click, which opens a browser at vipm.io/package/ni_lib_modbus_library
When I then click "install with VIPM", another window opens of VI package manager 2020, with vipm://ni_lib_modbus_libary, but everything in that window is blank (verion, maintainer, labview version, os), only license is "not specified". I can't do anything more.
I checked the location of the package file and it is accessible and downloadable. If necessary, you could download the package file (plus the spec and BMP files) to your local hard drive and install them in VIPM using the local copy.
Also, with respsect to your query about using datasocket, I had developed functional code prior to trying to use shared variables and the DSC module that used datasockets. Now when I attempt to run this code, the OPC server does not appear to recieve updates, but there are no errors shown in the labview VI. I have attached a picture of one of my VIs that previously functioned. I don't believe that I have had any setup changes that would have affected this? I am quite frustrated, as this has been quite a timesink.
2) I did not realize at the time, but I had multiple copies of my OPC server running on my local machine. A copy was automatically started in the background when I started labview. It did not appear in the task bar or system tray. I only found it while looking through the task manager.
The aim of this document is to give you an introduction to LabVIEW version 8.6. It is assumed that you have LabVIEW 8.6 installed on your computer. The introduction is to "core" LabVIEW. Thus, no particular LabVIEW toolkit or module is covered. (Actually, this tutorial is based on LabVIEW 8.5, but there are just small differences between version 8.5 and 8.6.)
LabVIEW now has several toolkits and modules which brings the LabVIEW to the same level of functionality as Matlab and Simulink in analysis and design in the areas of control, signal processing, system identification, mathematics, and simulation, and more. In addition, LabVIEW has, of course, inbuilt support for the broad range of measurement and automation hardware produced by National Instruments. Communication with third party hardware is also possible thanks to the availability of a large number of drivers and the support for communication standards as OPC, Modbus, GPIB, etc.
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