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How Do I Install the LabVIEW Interface for Arduino Toolkit


Using VIPM?
Primary Software: LabVIEW Development Systems>>LabVIEW Professional Development System
Primary Software Version: 1.0
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: N/A

Problem:
I want to use the LabVIEW Interface for Arduino. How do I install the LabVIEW Interface for Arduino toolkit
using VI Package Manager (VIPM)?
Solution:
To install the toolkit, complete the following steps:

1.

Make sure you have the most recent version of VI Package Manager (VIPM) installed on your
system. You can download VIPM Community Edition for free at External Link: VI Package
Manager.

2.

Launch VIPM.
If VIPM fails to launch, there is most likely a problem with the VI Server setting in LabVIEW.
SeeKnowledgebase 60EEQC1Z: Why Can't VI Package Manager (VIPM) Connect to
LabVIEW? for troubleshooting steps.

3.

Browse to LabVIEW Interface for Arduino in the list of packages.

4.

Click the Install &Upgrade Packages button.

5.

Click Continue.

You will see a screen indicating that LabVIEW will be restarted. When you click okay, LabVIEW
will prompt you to save any open VIs as it is restarted.
6.

Click Finish.

The LabVIEW Interface for Arduino is now installed on your system. Once the toolkit is installed you can
use VIPM to check for updates for it. When there is an update to the toolkit the icon in VIPM will change to
look like the image below. Clicking the Upgrade Packages button will update the toolkit to the latest
version.

You will now have access to the Arduino palette in LabVIEW. You can use this palette to interface with the
LabVIEW Interface for Arduino Firmware once it has been loaded onto your Arduino. SeeKnowledgebase
5LPAQIYG: How Do I Load the LabVIEW Interface for Arduino Firmware Onto My Arduino Uno? for steps
on how to setup the firmware.