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Check for instrument objects

Asked by Arun

Arun

on 6 Jun 2011
Accepted Answer by Gerd

Gerd

Is there a way to look for existing interface objects prior to creating new ones? For example, if programs don't complete there are often objects in memory still connected to instruments. This causes problems if they are in place when the program is run again.

A better practice would be to make sure no objects exist before creating new ones, but I'm not sure how.

Thanks.

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Arun

Arun

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Answer by Gerd

Gerd

on 6 Jun 2011
Accepted answer

Hi Arun,

what interface objects are you looking for. When you talking about serial communication object you can find them using

instrfind

Gerd

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Arun

Arun

on 6 Jun 2011

Hi Gerd,
I'm using both serial and VISA objects, but it looks like instrfind works on both. A delete(instrfind) command clears out all interface objects - exactly what I was looking for. Thanks.

Arun

Gerd

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