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FTC Teleop/Autonomous Template in LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS

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Created on: Sep 14, 2011 5:10 PM by Hueter - Last Modified:  Jul 23, 2013 10:47 AM by Hueter

In the new LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORM (LVLM) the templates are in a new location.

 

Note: To access the tempaltes you must install LVLM and the FTC Toolkit, for more information check the LabVIEW Software Setup for FIRST Tech Challenge 2011-2012.

 

Step 1. Open LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS

Step 2. Click Create Program to start a new robot project.

 

FTC Template 1.png

          Figure 1. The LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS Getting Started Window

 

      Step 3. Select Robot Project and FTC Arm & Gripper and click Create, then name your robot and click OK.

 

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         Figure 2. The LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS new program dialog.

 

Autonomous Tempalte

     Once you create a robot using this template you can access the blank autonomous template called "autonomous mode" Double-click this file to open it.

 

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         Figure 3.The LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Project Center

 

 

Teleop Template

     LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS has new tools that allow you to automattically generate a customized teleop template using the Remote Control Editor.

 

Step 4. Open the Remote Control Editor from the Robot Project Center.

Step 5. Customize you drive mode, drive motors and add any custom buttons.

Step 6. Click Generate Code and LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS will create a new VI with all of your setting built into the Teleop Template

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     Figure 4. The LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS Remote Control Editor with FTC Toolkit features.

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