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Forum: Q&A 07-07-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 9,029
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Have a look at the "turn to the left" code...

Have a look at the "turn to the left" code snippet generated for collision spheres, where one task executer passes the other. IMHO it may be a good starting point:


treenode...
Forum: Tips and Tricks 05-27-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 7,702
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Recording the dashboard with the AVIMaker

After some digging I have discovered that one can capture a video of the dashboard graphs by pasting the following command into the script window and executing it before running the simulation:
...
Forum: Q&A 05-05-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 5,767
Posted By Vadim Fooks
What is involved in creating new TASKTYPE_ commands

Ladies and Gentlemen,
a question to those familiar with the implementation of FlexSim Objects.
What is involved in creating new task types?
Is it sufficient to implement their support in...
Forum: Q&A 04-30-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 6,046
Posted By Vadim Fooks
How to tell which way the forklift goes?

Ladies and Gentlemen,
for my "better forklift" I need to be able to tell whether the forklift is commanded to travel forks first or counterbalance first.
I could not find anything that exposes the...
Forum: Q&A 04-29-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 6,555
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Building a better forklift object, help needed

Ladies and gentlemen,
this question is for those with experience creating new flexsim objects.

In the new and improved transporter object I am trying to pick a method to integrate the behavior...
Forum: Q&A 04-22-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 6,332
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Yellow box around the object vs gray box around the object and how to manipulate them correctly?

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am building a model of a VNA forklift.
I have created a 3D model of the major components thereof and replaced the appropriate components of the Transporter object with those...
Forum: Q&A 04-07-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 8,571
Posted By Vadim Fooks
trouble overriding begintask() for a custom module

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am trying to extend the functionality of the Transporter by building a custom FlexSim module implementing "a transporter on steroids", but I cannot override begintask() and...
Forum: Q&A 03-13-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 6,502
Posted By Vadim Fooks
drawline ignores rgb parameters. Sometimes.

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I have encountered an interesting problem.
I am writing a bit of code that generate rectangles in a 3D view.
Problem is the generated rectanges appear black in 3D view...
Forum: Installation 02-20-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 29,434
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Please recommend a laptop for developing VERY LARGE FlexSim models

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am looking for a new laptop for developing VERY LARGE FlexSim models.
If somebody has a good experience with a specific brand/model/build of a laptop used for the same...
Forum: Competitive Comparisons 02-20-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 21,297
Posted By Vadim Fooks
FlexSim vs Yale warehouse simulator

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I realize that I am talking about comparing apples to oranges, but has anybody got enough experience with FlexSim and Yale Warehouse Simulator to offer pros vs cons analysis? I...
Forum: Q&A 02-07-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 10,666
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Cameron, I am trying to build a model of...

Cameron,

I am trying to build a model of picking and replenishment processes in a warehouse consisting of 250 aisles of Dexion interlock (i.e. single-depth) racking with 90 bays per rack. The...
Forum: Q&A 02-06-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 10,666
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Alas, that approach will require way too many...

Alas, that approach will require way too many network nodes. I am creating a congestion model of a large warehouse and placing a network node at every place where the actor may stop will require...
Forum: Q&A 02-04-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 10,666
Posted By Vadim Fooks
How to change the maxspeed of the TaskExecuter mid-task?

Ladies and Gentlemen,
what is the correct way of changing the TaskExecuter's maxspeed in the middle of the TASKTYPE_TRAVEL/TASKTYPE_TRAVELTOLOC?
Thank you!
Vadim
Forum: Q&A 01-31-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 6,184
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Drawing Custom Graphics/Mouse input in the GUI window

Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen,
Is there an easy way of creating simple vector graphics in the GUI window and a simple coordinate input and select/deselect mechanism?
For example, my model...
Forum: Q&A 01-24-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 6,229
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Hi, perhaps you could address it by adding a...

Hi,
perhaps you could address it by adding a subtask activated when the truck reaches a decision point?
In pseudocode:

// Main task sequence
...
inserttask(ts, TASKTYPE_TRAVEL, decisionPoint);...
Forum: Q&A 01-23-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 5,282
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Scalability of the travel network question

Ladies and Gentlemen,
does anyone have any experience with very large travel networks? To what extent can they be scaled?
Would you expect a model containing 50000-100000 network nodes to work?...
Forum: Q&A 01-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 9,124
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Hi Mearjun, thank you for your input! Let me...

Hi Mearjun,
thank you for your input!
Let me rephrase the question:
The database table contains multiple records for multiple orders that take place at different time of different days of the...
Forum: Q&A 01-22-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 9,124
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Modifying the arrival schedule of the Source Object at runtime

Greetings,
I need to be able to change the schedule of arrival of the source with the data from the database at runtime in order to simulate different orders on different days of the year.
Would...
Forum: Q&A 12-16-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 7,988
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Is passing array arguments to nodefunctions acceptable?

Greetings, ladies and gentlemen!
I am trying to figure out the right way of passing a variable number of parameters to a nodefunction.
I have put together the following piece of code for testing,...
Forum: Q&A 12-12-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 7,586
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Database backend best practice

What is the recommended way of integrating the database backend with FlexSim?
I tried using the db*() functions, but they only seem to work when the query is successful. Any exception results in a...
Forum: Q&A 12-06-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 9,126
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Here is a model that changes the color of the...

Here is a model that changes the color of the transported item as a part of the task sequence.
2002

Alternatively you can use network node's OnArrival trigger to get the traveler and the item as...
Forum: Q&A 12-05-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 9,267
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Ralf, I love this truck. It is very lightweight...

Ralf,
I love this truck. It is very lightweight compared to anything I could find in Google 3D warehouse and it follows FlexSim style guide so looks nice combined with the rest of the model.
The...
Forum: Q&A 12-04-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 9,267
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Where can I find a FlexSim tractor trailer

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I have come across a number of screenshots (e.g this one: http://elianealhadeff.blogspot.co.nz/2007/08/serious-games-for-visualizing-any.html) of simulations featuring a...
Forum: Q&A 12-03-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 6,918
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Ladies and Gentlemen, I am happy to inform you...

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am happy to inform you that the problem has been solved:

Instead of connecting the vehicles to the dispatcher, I connected the equal number of BasicTE proxies, which, in...
Forum: Q&A 12-03-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 6,918
Posted By Vadim Fooks
Puzzled about a coordinated task sequence, please help

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I have ran into a situation which I managed to avoid so far and unsure how to proceed.

I have a team of m operators connected to a dispatcher, and a park of n vehicles,...
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