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Forum: FlexSim HC: Tips & Techniques 03-28-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 14,527
Posted By AJ Bobo
Cristian, The Save Dashboard and Open...

Cristian,

The Save Dashboard and Open Dashboard options are unique to FlexSim Healthcare. They are not available in FlexSim 7.0.2. FlexSim allows you to export the data or graphs from a dashboard...
Forum: FlexSim HC: Q&A 09-24-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 13,628
Posted By AJ Bobo
For everyone's benefit, here's what happened in...

For everyone's benefit, here's what happened in this situation. The system that exports the dashboard and history data uses several calls to the excelmacro() command. The commands that are passed to...
Forum: FlexSim HC: Q&A 09-05-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 13,628
Posted By AJ Bobo
Pablo, It sounds like you're doing...

Pablo,

It sounds like you're doing everything right. Please contact me directly ([email protected]) and we can arrange a time for a GoToMeeting so that I can see exactly what's happening. Hopefully...
Forum: FlexSim HC: Tips & Techniques 07-12-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 14,527
Posted By AJ Bobo
Saved Dashboards

Among the many useful features in the Dashboard is the ability to save dashboards and reuse them. There are several times when saving dashboards is helpful. These times include:
1) When you create a...
Forum: Q&A 12-13-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 7,509
Posted By AJ Bobo
Vadim, There is no way in Flexsim of...

Vadim,

There is no way in Flexsim of intercepting database exceptions. Flexsim's db* commands are designed with the assumption that queries will be well-formed and meaningful. That set of commands...
Forum: Q&A 04-12-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 7,032
Posted By AJ Bobo
In a Gantt Chart like that one, there is no way...

In a Gantt Chart like that one, there is no way to hide the connection lines. Without the lines, the Gantt Chart loses some of its meaning as people have a much more difficult time following how each...
Forum: Q&A 03-13-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 7,545
Posted By AJ Bobo
When Flexsim Chart displays errors like this it...

When Flexsim Chart displays errors like this it is often caused by something unexpected in the model. The easiest way for us to help with this is if you can send us a copy of the model. You can...
Forum: Q&A 02-22-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 22,088
Posted By AJ Bobo
Steven, When you try to view a database...

Steven,

When you try to view a database table, it has to read every single cell in the table. 1800 cells can take a while to read and copy into the tree. This is even slower if you need to create...
Forum: Q&A 01-24-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 22,088
Posted By AJ Bobo
Steven, Here's what I remember: 1. I think...

Steven,

Here's what I remember:
1. I think I put ORACLE_HOME in my system variables.
2. I probably left the Oracle Path in in the "Path" system variable.
3. I can't really remember whether the...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 12-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 15,657
Posted By AJ Bobo
Luciano, We've recently discovered that the...

Luciano,

We've recently discovered that the Excel Macro Language (which is different from VBA) doesn't always work the way you expect in non-English versions of Excel. Sometimes I think it's...
Forum: User Development 09-26-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 19,491
Posted By AJ Bobo
Alan, When I talk about dwell time in a...

Alan,

When I talk about dwell time in a Pipe, I mean the amount of time between when material enters an empty Pipe and when it is available for downstream objects to pull. (Remember that ALL...
Forum: User Development 09-22-2011
Replies: 12
Views: 19,491
Posted By AJ Bobo
Alan, Whenever the math of the fluid library...

Alan,

Whenever the math of the fluid library doesn't make sense in a simple model like this one, the best way to figure out what's going on is to step through the model run one event at a time. It...
Forum: Q&A 03-30-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 7,630
Posted By AJ Bobo
It sounds like the problem is at the DSN level....

It sounds like the problem is at the DSN level. Once you have configured the DSN so that it connects to the database correctly, Flexsim should be able to connect to the database as well.
Forum: Q&A 03-23-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 7,630
Posted By AJ Bobo
I did a little testing and was able to get the...

I did a little testing and was able to get the 08001 error if the SQLServer service wasn't running. If that's the case, then Flexsim cannot connect to it. Use the SQL Server Connection Manager to...
Forum: Q&A 01-31-2011
Replies: 5
Views: 8,087
Posted By AJ Bobo
I can't duplicate the Flexsim Chart error message...

I can't duplicate the Flexsim Chart error message that you are seeing. Can you post a model that displays this error, along with instructions that explain how I can duplicate it? Thanks.
Forum: Q&A 01-19-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 14,639
Posted By AJ Bobo
Your User DSN also needs to be a 32-bit data...

Your User DSN also needs to be a 32-bit data source. If you're using a 64-bit version of Windows, then the Data Sources shortcut in the Control Panel only allows you to edit 64-bit data sources. You...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 11-04-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 9,449
Posted By AJ Bobo
Database Stored Procedures

Recently I was asked about Flexsim's abilities to work with Stored Procedures in a database. I wasn't sure how to answer, so I did a little research into it and discovered how to call stored...
Forum: Q&A 10-25-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 6,388
Posted By AJ Bobo
Someone else recently reported a problem similar...

Someone else recently reported a problem similar to this with MySQL that had a simple solution. Maybe this will help you too:

After you write a batch of data to the table, call dbchangetable(),...
Forum: Q&A 10-20-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 6,388
Posted By AJ Bobo
There are a couple of things to check to solve...

There are a couple of things to check to solve this problem:

1) Make sure that the cell that you are trying to write to has number data in it, not text.
2) Make sure that the variable being...
Forum: User Development 10-08-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 8,911
Posted By AJ Bobo
I've done cell formatting in two ways, both of...

I've done cell formatting in two ways, both of which use the excelmacro() command:

1) I'll put code to format specific sheets/cells in VBA functions in my OutputTemplate.xls file. Then I call the...
Forum: User Development 10-08-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 8,911
Posted By AJ Bobo
When I do things like this, I have my model open...

When I do things like this, I have my model open an empty Excel file that has one or two sheets already in it. I generally call this file OutputTemplate.xls, or something similar. The sheets that...
Forum: Q&A 09-23-2010
Replies: 5
Views: 11,621
Posted By AJ Bobo
Paul, It sounds as if the function that...

Paul,

It sounds as if the function that generates the database is crashing. This can happen for a number of reasons, but one of the more common reasons is that there is an object in your model...
Forum: Q&A 06-28-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 13,770
Posted By AJ Bobo
Flavio, Flexsim Chart is only capable of...

Flavio,

Flexsim Chart is only capable of reporting on the standard Flexsim states. We would like to improve the reporting capabilities, and custom states is one of the features that has been...
Forum: Q&A 06-02-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 7,301
Posted By AJ Bobo
Custom variables and tables can not be exported...

Custom variables and tables can not be exported to Flexsim Chart. Global Tables that have user-collected data can be exported to Excel to generate graphs there, though.
Forum: Q&A 05-20-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 9,647
Posted By AJ Bobo
I've done a little research into this and am...

I've done a little research into this and am surprised at the answer. Apparently, I never wrote pickoptions for those fluid triggers. The only version of the fluid library that I could find that had...
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