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Package list

The package list is a table which displays information related to all the packages. Each row is a package and each column is the package property.

Figure 17 - The package list

As shown in the figure above, all the information in one row belongs to one package. The symbol at the beginning of each package reflects the install status. The significance of each symbol is as follows:

 

This indicates that the package is not compatible with the selected LabVIEW version or operating system. Note: you will only see these types of packages if you have disabled the option called Show Only Installable Packages in the General tab of the options window.

This indicates that the LabVIEW package installed is missing dependencies or there is a dependency conflict.

This indicates that the LabVIEW package is installed in the selected LabVIEW version but it is not the latest version. There is a newer version available in your library.

This indicates that the LabVIEW package is installed in the selected LabVIEW version.

This indicates that the package installed is a System package missing dependencies or there is a dependency conflict.

This indicates that the System package is installed but is not the latest version. There is a newer version available in your library.

This indicates that the System package is installed.

No Symbol

This means that the package is compatible with selected LabVIEW version or System but is not installed yet.

Table 1 - VIPM Main Package List Glyphs

Each column in the package list is a property associated with the package.

      Name: The Product Name of the package

      Version: Version number of the package

      Repository: The name of the remote repository. If the package does not exist on a remote repository and it only exists in your library, you will see Unpublished here.

      Company: The name of the Company that created the package.


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