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Forum: Q&A 11-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 9,961
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Kenny, If you want to post a sample drawing...

Kenny,

If you want to post a sample drawing and let me know what objects/information you are trying to get out and what you would like to do with it then I can see what I can do. You could also...
Forum: Q&A 03-11-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 8,362
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Chris, Just a quick intro to paths: ...

Chris,

Just a quick intro to paths:

First, paths are a lot like paths in windows explorer but with a few minor differences. The main convenience difference is that paths can either use the...
Forum: Q&A 03-08-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,871
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Sucharith, As I stated earlier, you are...

Sucharith,

As I stated earlier, you are confusing the result with the stream location. The numbers you are printing out are the stream locations, and even though they don't appear to be...
Forum: Q&A 03-04-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,871
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Sucharith, You are confusing the result with...

Sucharith,

You are confusing the result with the stream location, they are not the same thing. Initializing a random number stream to 105 will not return a value of 105. So in your example...
Forum: Q&A 03-04-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 10,021
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Kellen, First, you can check to see if an...

Kellen,

First, you can check to see if an operator is available by checking for an active task sequence.

if(objectexists(gettasksequence(centerobject(current, 1), 0)))
{
//Operator has TS...
Forum: Q&A 03-04-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,871
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Sucharith, The randstate() command can be...

Sucharith,

The randstate() command can be used to get the current random seed value for a given random number stream. The easiest way to view how Flexsim is treating the random number streams is...
Forum: Q&A 03-03-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 9,987
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Nischith, If you are only doing this once...

Nischith,

If you are only doing this once for each table then the easiest way is to right click on the table node and explore it as a table. Then select a whole column/row, right click and assign...
Forum: Q&A 03-02-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 8,211
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Hao, You might run into a problem with...

Hao,

You might run into a problem with Jorg's solution if you send the message again before the first message's delay time expires. This will be caused because the label values will be written...
Forum: Q&A 03-02-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 10,021
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Kellen, Did you find a solution to your...

Kellen,

Did you find a solution to your problem?

Brandon
Forum: Q&A 03-02-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 11,414
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Chris, I don't use Global Task Sequences. ...

Chris,

I don't use Global Task Sequences. It is much easier for me to write them in code and I rarely have task sequences that are exactly the same on different objects. That being said, I would...
Forum: Q&A 03-02-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 12,136
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Nischith, No there is no multi dimensional...

Nischith,

No there is no multi dimensional array command in Flexsim.

However, I was told by someone who knows what there talking about, that all arrays are stored in memory the same way as...
Forum: Q&A 03-02-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 11,300
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Nischith, I believe that I had a similar...

Nischith,

I believe that I had a similar problem a long time ago and the description below should help you. It is possible that this information is no longer valid if the developers have made any...
Forum: Q&A 03-02-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 11,687
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Jarrett, Once you know the operator that you...

Jarrett,

Once you know the operator that you want to dispatch to then you don't have to dispatch the task sequence to the dispatcher any more. You should only need to change the...
Forum: Q&A 05-26-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 11,306
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Guys, Here is something interesting to try...

Guys,

Here is something interesting to try as an alternative to using numbers.

First, I entered the following in the Global Macros tab in Global Variables:
#define VT_CAR 1
#define VT_TRUCK 2...
Forum: Q&A 05-26-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 10,182
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Sung, When you call executefsnode you...

Sung,

When you call executefsnode you specify what c and i are for the code that is executed. As for the event data portion, you don't have any access to that in flexscript (only in C++) and as...
Forum: Pre-sales Questions 04-29-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 20,975
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Linweixu, The dispatching algorithms were...

Linweixu,

The dispatching algorithms were done in Flexscript in the same block of code that created the task sequences to move the trucks from one area to another. All of the algorithms were...
Forum: Pre-sales Questions 04-28-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 20,975
Posted By Brandon Peterson
David, I have done some mining simulations...

David,

I have done some mining simulations in the past that cover some of the different aspects of the mining process. Below are descriptions for two of those model types.

Truck and Shovel...
Forum: Q&A 04-28-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 8,335
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Linweixu, I did not look at your model yet...

Linweixu,

I did not look at your model yet but the first thing that comes to mind is scaling. If you are using the draw code of an object then the draw commands will be scaled according to the...
Forum: Q&A 02-08-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 11,061
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Frank, Groups are not made with the tonum()...

Frank,

Groups are not made with the tonum() command because the values from the tonum command may not be valid after a compile or a reload. Instead they use couplings which are what the port...
Forum: Q&A 02-05-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 10,075
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Kelvin, If you have n objects that all need...

Kelvin,

If you have n objects that all need to be connected the exact same way. You can connect the first object up correctly and then use the duplicate connections in the connection GUI to set...
Forum: Q&A 01-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 9,227
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Gavin, If your operator is connected to a...

Gavin,

If your operator is connected to a dispatcher then you can achieve what you want rather simply.

First, when you first get the item you can close the input port of the operator. This...
Forum: Q&A 01-26-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,733
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Guys, The presentation builder does not...

Guys,

The presentation builder does not have the capability to pause and restart the fly path at a particular spot. Adding the capability would require a change to the engine.

In the past I...
Forum: Q&A 12-09-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 12,425
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Ong Wu Sheng, I am making the assumption...

Ong Wu Sheng,

I am making the assumption from the times that you gave that you have an up time of 64 seconds (7 to 71) and a down time of 36 seconds (71 to 107) that is repeated with the same...
Forum: Q&A 12-08-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 12,425
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Ong Wu Sheng, The problem you are having is...

Ong Wu Sheng,

The problem you are having is that you are using the stopobject() command in your time tables. The stops the conveyor as oppose to stopping the people from entering it. You should...
Forum: Q&A 11-12-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 13,296
Posted By Brandon Peterson
Courtney, It would be very hard to make an...

Courtney,

It would be very hard to make an exact replica of the situation that you are talking about. If you were willing to break the path up into smaller sections then it could be done with...
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