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Re: Simulation of plastic injection

 by JBeltran ¦  Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:45 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Simulation of plastic injection ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 586

A status label only displays the value of a variable. :D
In order to obtain the information you need, you can use one predefined variable, as the number of entities entering a specific buffer (that will be something like object.inputbufer.numberentered ) or create your own variables.

Re: Probabilistic Routing (without using selection weights)

 by JBeltran ¦  Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:51 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Probabilistic Routing (without using selection weights) ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 856

you may want to use a random probabilistic function to select one row of your sequence, and then using SetRow to point to this randomly obtained position as your actual one.

Re: Creating simulation model of multistory hospital

 by JBeltran ¦  Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:24 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Creating simulation model of multistory hospital ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 2415

Good luck AvinashPatel! Movement of drawings are not properly managed, it's enterely done "by hand" as stated by willem, you try-and-error to place them at the precise height but you will give up after some time. My advice: place a "dumb" element like a resource and declare the drawing as being its ...

Re: Workstation as an autoclave

 by JBeltran ¦  Mon May 02, 2016 5:16 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Workstation as an autoclave ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 3511

An alternative approach might be using a combiner upstream to the WS to create a fictional entity, let's call it "block", which contains all 3 objects. This way, the workstation process a single entity (the block). All 3 original entities enter and leave the WS at the same time, obviously. Downstrea...

Re: Decision by Condition

 by JBeltran ¦  Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:56 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Decision by Condition ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 8375

easiest way might be giving a different priority to each one of your entities, and create a condition on each link to match that priority

So, on the link, you'll have a Link Weight with an expression like this: ModelEntity.Priority == X, being X the priority given to each different entitiy.

Graphic symbols

 by JBeltran ¦  Wed May 15, 2013 9:21 am ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Graphic symbols ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 5490

Dear colleagues, we're starting to post a number of graphical symbols that can be useful for your models. Greetings, Note: We built them with SketchUp on purpose to be used within Simio. You're free to use them and share them with other Simio customers, but please don't divulgate them on Google Ware...

Re: How can workstation choose entities on priority basis

 by JBeltran ¦  Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:23 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: How can workstation choose entities on priority basis ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 8410

By "choose entiites on basis of color" do you mean that your workstation process times are different based on the "type" (color, a sting variable) of the entity being processed? If affirmative, you could use a Math.If expression to determine process times for a short number of cases, or a table if y...