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Header: ThirdPartySdk.h
Namespace: avl
Module: ThirdParty

Configures a trigger in a specified task.


void avl::DAQmx_ConfigDigitEdgeTrigger
	DAQmx_ConfigDigitEdgeTriggerState& ioState,
	atl::Optional<const atl::String&> inDeviceID,
	avl::DAQmxTaskID inTaskID,
	const atl::String& inTriggerSource,
	avl::DAQmxActiveEdge::Type inTriggerEdge,
	atl::Conditional<avl::DAQmxTaskID>& outTaskID


Name Type Default Description
ioState DAQmx_ConfigDigitEdgeTriggerState& Object used to maintain state of the function.
inDeviceID Optional<const String&> NIL Device alias, product name or a serial number
inTaskID DAQmxTaskID ID of task where triggering is used
inTriggerSource const String& Source of trigger
inTriggerEdge DAQmxActiveEdge::Type Edge of trigger
outTaskID Conditional<DAQmxTaskID>& ID of a created task


Device driver software

This filter is intended to cooperate with digital I/O cards using its vendor driver software. To be able to connect to a card it is required to install NI-DAQmx driver software. Currently Adaptive Vision Studio requires NI-DAQmx version 19.5.

NI-DAQmx driver software can be downloaded from the following website:

Device identification

When there is only one device connected to computer, inDeviceID field can be set to Auto. In this situation first available device will be found and connected.

inDeviceID can be used to pick one of multiple devices connected to computer. Set this field to Device alias (for example "Dev1"), product name or serial number. This parameters should be available in Measurement & Automation Explorer.

Multithreaded environment

This function is not guaranteed to be thread-safe. When used in multithreaded environment, it has to be manually synchronized.

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