Renaming a NI-DAQmx Task, Channel, or Scale in a Project
To rename a NI-DAQmx task, channel, or scale in a LabVIEW project, complete the following steps:
- Right-click the NI-DAQmx task, channel, or scale you want to rename. Select Rename.
Select the NI-DAQmx task, channel, or scale you want to rename. Press <F2>.
- Type the new name, using the following guidelines:
- Use any alphanumeric characters.
- You can use dashes and spaces, but other nonalphanumeric characters, including punctuation, are not allowed.
- You can use underscores within the name of the device, but you cannot use leading underscores, such as _Dev1.
- You must use no more than 256 characters.
- Press <Enter> or click anywhere on the screen when finished to apply the new name.