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Forum: Tips and Tricks 04-19-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 17,359
Posted By RalfGruber
SCARA Robot

Hi guys,

I built a little SCARA robot for a project I am going to do. It is far from perfect but I thought I'd share for improvement.
Unzip the attached zip file into FlexSim 16.0.1's libraries...
Forum: Q&A 04-14-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 7,225
Posted By RalfGruber
David, the combined stats feature does not...

David,

the combined stats feature does not work for content vs. time charts, but you can use a custom expression to calculate the value to be displayed.
Look into the Statistics "Object Label"...
Forum: Q&A 03-16-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 6,720
Posted By RalfGruber
Carlo, it would be much easier for the...

Carlo,

it would be much easier for the community to help if you were able to post your model. From what you are explaining the second synchronization does not work, but to figure out why we would...
Forum: Q&A 02-25-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 6,148
Posted By RalfGruber
Hi Lucas, look at the "fileopen()" command...

Hi Lucas,

look at the "fileopen()" command in the user manual. That will point you to other "file..." commands to be used to access txt files from FlexSim.

Best wishes

Ralf
FlexSim
Forum: User Development 02-12-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 16,861
Posted By RalfGruber
Chris, nice job. One question though: What...

Chris,

nice job. One question though:
What happens, if the user cuts off the internet connection after FlexSim has been started and a license has been activated? Obviously FlexSim will fail to...
Forum: Installation 12-02-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 43,609
Posted By RalfGruber
Mike, at the US office a lot of us, me...

Mike,

at the US office a lot of us, me included, have moved to Win 10 Enterprise. No problems I know about.

Ralf
FlexSim
Forum: Flexsim Student Forum 11-16-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 13,769
Posted By RalfGruber
Hi Victoria, no, I used the shape exactly as...

Hi Victoria,

no, I used the shape exactly as you sent it.
No conversion required.

Best wishes

Ralf
FlexSim
Forum: Q&A 11-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 8,980
Posted By RalfGruber
Mano, here is the model in 7.5.4. I...

Mano,

here is the model in 7.5.4.
I introduced a tracked variable for the output per hour displayed over time in the dashboard. The user event updates the time cycles counter ONLY when the...
Forum: Q&A 11-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 8,980
Posted By RalfGruber
Mano, I built it in 7.7 beta. If you have...

Mano,

I built it in 7.7 beta. If you have installed that you can just copy from there into your 7.5.4 model.
Sorry for that.

Ralf
FlexSim
Forum: Q&A 11-13-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 8,980
Posted By RalfGruber
Mano, here is a little sample model I built...

Mano,

here is a little sample model I built for you. It uses a timed user event to calculate the actual output per hour based on table entries and uses a tracked variable to display the graph. I...
Forum: Product Announcements 11-13-2015
Replies: 40
Views: 42,209
Posted By RalfGruber
Developers, in relation to David's post: If...

Developers,

in relation to David's post: If you are trying to copy a variable from highlighted to selected that does not exist (I tried to type "xsize" in the field) a wrong warning shows up that...
Forum: Flexsim Student Forum 11-09-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 13,769
Posted By RalfGruber
Victoria, I attached these three things: ...

Victoria,

I attached these three things:

1. Screenshot from Polytrans, a 3D conversion tool I use.
2. Screenshot from FlexSim after using the shape as you sent it in a visual object.
3....
Forum: Flexsim Student Forum 11-05-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 13,769
Posted By RalfGruber
Victoria, can you please give me access to...

Victoria,

can you please give me access to the files you have exported and let me give it a try?

Best wishes
Ralf
FlexSim
Forum: Flexsim Student Forum 10-29-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 10,501
Posted By RalfGruber
Wilfredo, here is a small sample model....

Wilfredo,

here is a small sample model. Execute the script and you get the numbers you are asking for in the output console. Be aware, that the visual tool as well as flowitems will be counted as...
Forum: Q&A 10-26-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 10,952
Posted By RalfGruber
Hi Anna Lisa, here is my solution to your...

Hi Anna Lisa,

here is my solution to your problem:
- the DP on the infeed conveyor just determines the output to the outfeed conveyor.
- the DP on the outfeed conveyor does three movement...
Forum: Q&A 07-13-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 16,337
Posted By RalfGruber
Cindy, There is a part missing in your...

Cindy,

There is a part missing in your files. The attached screen shot shows the error message from Autodesk's Inventor View.

Best wishes

Ralf
FlexSim
Forum: Q&A 07-09-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 16,337
Posted By RalfGruber
Cindy, DWG's can only be applied as...

Cindy,

DWG's can only be applied as backgrounds but not to flow items (at least not in an easy way).
I used Polytrans to load your STD CARRIER 2014.IAM and convert it into both, 3ds and VRML1....
Forum: Q&A 07-08-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 16,337
Posted By RalfGruber
Cindy, I guess that FlexSim just doesn't...

Cindy,

I guess that FlexSim just doesn't support colors in STL files.
As I said, the best results will be reached using 3ds or VRML1 (or any other format which FlexSim is able to import nativly...
Forum: Q&A 06-25-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 16,337
Posted By RalfGruber
Cindy, here is a description how to detect...

Cindy,

here is a description how to detect ASCII vs. binary:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STL_(file_format)

If you open the file in a text editor it has to start with "solid" to be recognized...
Forum: Q&A 06-25-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 8,202
Posted By RalfGruber
Rahel, you can use a structur like this to...

Rahel,

you can use a structur like this to access a label table using the regular table commands:

treenode LabelTable = label(last(model()), "LabelTable");
return gettablenum(LabelTable, 2,...
Forum: Q&A 06-25-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 9,209
Posted By RalfGruber
Koen, you find all the information you need...

Koen,

you find all the information you need to allow a traveler into the controlled area if you look up the command "trafficcontrolinfo()" in the command help. Here is the specific one you are...
Forum: Q&A 06-24-2015
Replies: 18
Views: 16,337
Posted By RalfGruber
Hello Cindy, FlexSim is able to import *.stl...

Hello Cindy,

FlexSim is able to import *.stl files in ASCII format only. Make sure your file has not been exported in binary *.stl format.
If your CAD-System has other export options as well, you...
Forum: Q&A 06-23-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 7,416
Posted By RalfGruber
Rahel, in the past we have suggested AC3D to...

Rahel,

in the past we have suggested AC3D to our clients, because it has a dedicated FlexSim VRML1 export function included that adjusted automatically for scaling and different coordinate...
Forum: Q&A 06-22-2015
Replies: 3
Views: 9,343
Posted By RalfGruber
Koen, you can use opennodeedge() and...

Koen,

you can use opennodeedge() and closenodeedge() to open and close single edges between network nodes. I do not know how to easily allow only a specific TE to move forward into the aisle....
Forum: Q&A 06-22-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 7,475
Posted By RalfGruber
Koen, you can only travel to fixed resources...

Koen,

you can only travel to fixed resources through the travel task. If you want to travel to a task executer, travel to his closest networknode on the network and then use traveltoloc or...
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