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Old 06-01-2009
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Default task executer

Can I charge initially a task executer (for instance a ship) with objects (for instance containers) and that these 2 are then moved together and a transporter who collects the containers and leave them in a queue, and the boat goes the other way ?

The boat will be created by a source but I want to leave charged as determined number of containers on top and they both follow a path to a point where the containers are unloaded by a crane.

You could help me please?

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My first thought is to use a TaskExecuterFlowitem to represent your ships. The TaskExecuterFlowitem is a special flowitem (see Tools>Flowitem Bin) that can be routed through standard fixed resource type objects (e.g. Queue, Processor, etc.) in your model just like normal flowitems, but it can also be dispatched task sequences like the task executer type objects (e.g. Operator, Transport, etc.).

The simplist way to charge the ships would be to first create them with a Source, then pass them through a Combiner that is also connected to a Source creating container flowitems to be able to pack the containers inside the ship.

You can unload the containers from the ship by first passing it through a Separator to move the containers from the ship into a Queue object that calls for a transport unload the containers (i.e. check the "Use Transport" box on the flow tab of the Queue.
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