A Faster Way to Wire Objects Together in LabVIEW

Friday, November 1, 2013

When you want to create a diagram quickly in LabVIEW, you should use Quick Drop . But once you have all of those objects on your diagram, it still takes quite a few clicks to wire them together:


What if you could tell LabVIEW, "Wire these objects together for me in a way that makes sense"? With the press of a few keys, you can, with the Wire Multiple Objects Together shortcut for Quick Drop. With this shortcut, all you have to do is highlight your code as shown above, then press Ctrl-Space, Ctrl-W:



If you want LabVIEW to clean up the selected code after wiring, press Ctrl-Space, Ctrl-Shift-W instead:



>> Download the plugin here and try it out in LabVIEW 2012 and later. Based on user feedback, the Ctrl-W shortcut may be included with LabVIEW in a future version!