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Forum: Q&A 05-11-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 9,481
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Starting in FlexSim 2016 you can use the set()...

Starting in FlexSim 2016 you can use the set() and get() commands, accessing the nodes directly. If the trackedvariable() command isn't available, you can get the path:...
Forum: Q&A 05-09-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 9,808
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Maybe you could split the conveyor into two...

Maybe you could split the conveyor into two conveyors, where the split is at the point where you want the item's leading edge to enter. Then connect an entry transfer to the front of the conveyor (if...
Forum: Q&A 04-22-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 9,949
Posted By Anthony Johnson
If the resource is not numeric, then you can use...

If the resource is not numeric, then you can use its Queue Strategy field (this is just the internal list's back order queue strategy brought forward in the UI). In this case the list pullers are the...
Forum: Q&A 04-22-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 13,409
Posted By Anthony Johnson
OK, I'm going to first give you the way I would...

OK, I'm going to first give you the way I would do it in the current version, and then I'll tell you how I would do it in the next version (due out in June), which in my opinion will be much easier....
Forum: Q&A 04-22-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 5,609
Posted By Anthony Johnson
You can use the releasetoken() command to release...

You can use the releasetoken() command to release a token from its current activity to an activity you designate. Question is how to get access to the token. If it's a child token, you can use...
Forum: Q&A 04-21-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 11,415
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Bundle data is stored in memory. You can give a...

Bundle data is stored in memory. You can give a node bundle data and add, remove, and set values in the bundle. That's all in memory.

If you are talking about having a purely locally defined...
Forum: Q&A 04-19-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 11,415
Posted By Anthony Johnson
These features were mostly added to accommodate...

These features were mostly added to accommodate process flow needs, so command-wise, right now setlabel() is the only command that will set a node's value to an array (we hope to extend that in the...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 04-13-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 10,501
Posted By Anthony Johnson
FYI the spider legs are a "hidden feature" that...

FYI the spider legs are a "hidden feature" that will be unhidden in the next release. You turn it on by setting the value of the node MODEL:/AGVNetwork>variables/drawAllocations
Forum: Tips and Tricks 04-11-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 10,501
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Katharina, Also, another change I made was I...

Katharina,
Also, another change I made was I made all the paths use No Accumulation. This was causing gridlock in the system. If you need accumulation, you should either have you control...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 04-11-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 10,501
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Katharina, 1. I designed it to only implement...

Katharina,
1. I designed it to only implement the dropoff retrieval process if there are dropoff points. My thinking there was, if you don't need dropoff points (there's only one place to drop off),...
Forum: Q&A 04-07-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 6,995
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Hey Shankar, The station object is used to...

Hey Shankar,
The station object is used to simulate a processing point ON the conveyor. If you want to move the item off the conveyor, process it, then move it back on, then you should just use the...
Forum: Q&A 04-06-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 6,189
Posted By Anthony Johnson
I pushed a new revision to...

I pushed a new revision to https://bitbucket.org/flexsim/flexsim-dll-maker (https://bitbucket.org/flexsim/flexsim-dll-maker/commits/94127187e15ecc5c0ff1032d06484c4b4eaf00eb) that adds basicutils.h to...
Forum: Q&A 04-06-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 6,121
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Katharina, I just posted a new template model...

Katharina,
I just posted a new template model and user library that implements basic AGV control through process flow here (https://www.flexsim.com/community/forum/showthread.php?t=3317). My...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 04-06-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 10,501
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Process Flow Template for AGV Control

Attached is a template model and user library containing a process flow that implements basic control for AGVs that loop around a model looking for work. This template will be added to standard...
Forum: Q&A 04-04-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 7,870
Posted By Anthony Johnson
FlexSim initializes random streams the same for a...

FlexSim initializes random streams the same for a given replication across all scenarios. For example replication 1 will use the same random stream initialization in scenario 1, scenario 2, scenario...
Forum: Q&A 02-19-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 8,962
Posted By Anthony Johnson
When comparing strings, SQL will compare them...

When comparing strings, SQL will compare them like using a standard string compare, i.e. it will compare their alphabetical order.

You can always explicitly convert them to numbers as part of the...
Forum: Q&A 01-14-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 6,349
Posted By Anthony Johnson
function_s(chart, "addMember", theMember); ...

function_s(chart, "addMember", theMember);

Depending on what chart it is, you might not be able to add a member in the middle of a model run.
Forum: Q&A 01-04-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 7,866
Posted By Anthony Johnson
This is a bug that has been fixed for the next...

This is a bug that has been fixed for the next version, which should be out in the next few days. When we added variant features to 7.7, we didn't update the agv listening mechanisms correctly to use...
Forum: FlexSim HC: Q&A 01-04-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 11,084
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Hmm. I just noticed this is actually in the...

Hmm. I just noticed this is actually in the healthcare forum. Not sure if it works the same as in FlexSim. The example model is a standard FlexSim model.
Forum: FlexSim HC: Q&A 01-04-2016
Replies: 5
Views: 11,084
Posted By Anthony Johnson
You have to do it manually, but you can add an...

You have to do it manually, but you can add an OnRunWarm attribute to any object in the model. If there is a non-zero warmup time, the code of the attribute will be fired (use c to reference the...
Forum: Q&A 12-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 9,527
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Steven, As I look at the current UI, it might...

Steven,
As I look at the current UI, it might not be completely apparent how to do option 1 with the zone tracking mentioned in my previous post. So, here's how you do it.
1. Use a global list....
Forum: Q&A 12-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 9,527
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Jorg, Instead of the tree-based access to the...

Jorg,
Instead of the tree-based access to the list partition, I would suggest using:
content(listentries(globallist("StoredPallets"), partitionID))
Forum: Q&A 12-16-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 9,527
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Steven, On the time tables, it's pretty simple....

Steven,
On the time tables, it's pretty simple. Just use an event-triggered source or a wait for event, and link the activity to one of the time table's events (click on the ! beside the activity,...
Forum: Q&A 12-11-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 7,291
Posted By Anthony Johnson
First off, in the release activity, under...

First off, in the release activity, under Resource(s) to Release, you need to choose one of the standard options like Last Acquired or First Acquired.

Second, when using resources in numeric mode,...
Forum: Q&A 12-08-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 7,478
Posted By Anthony Johnson
Connect the event-triggered source to the OnEntry...

Connect the event-triggered source to the OnEntry of the activity you want to listen to.
In the Token row of the Label Assignment table, enter the name of a label you want assigned to the created...
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