How do I use a xbox360 controller in labview 7?

So I've just been given a project in my research lab..
We have to control a gantry arm using labview.  The gantry control is already completely written out in labview using a datasocket server.  However, I've never worked with Labview before.  All I know is that it takes in a number as a velocity and it moves the arm according to that velocity.  What I have to do is use the xbox 360 controller to input that number (a velocity), as well as calibrate it.  If possible, using the mangitude of the joystick angle to input a different velocity.
How would I go about doing this?  I hav einstalled all the necessary software to talk to the controller, but I don't know how to set it up in Labview.
Also, Windows XP sees it as a game controller, if that makes any difference.
Message Edited by ShadowGray on 08-13-2008 10:56 AM

You cannot connect those two nodes directly because they're different datatypes, as the message indicates. The axis info contains 8 elements. Thus, you have to pick the one that applies to you and unbundle it from the cluster. For example:
To learn more about LabVIEW it is recommended that you go through the tutorial(s) and look over the material in the NI Developer Zone's Learning Center which provides links to other materials and other tutorials. You can also take the online courses for free.
Message Edited by smercurio_fc on 08-13-2008 01:08 PM
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