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Re: Batching Logic

 by KatieP ¦  Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:34 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Batching Logic ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 704

You posted in the Public forum section which does not allow attachments. I recommend becoming a Simio Insider and posting in one of those topics so models can be attached. I have a model I think might help, but can you clarify exactly what needs to happen at the Server. When is the Server seized and...

Re: Batching Logic

 by KatieP ¦  Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:44 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Batching Logic ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 704

Check out the Simbit CombinerNode. It batches entities in the same queue.

Re: Synchronous transfer logic help

 by KatieP ¦  Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:49 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Synchronous transfer logic help ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1774

If you mean that an entity should not advance to the next location unless it is available: Try using Node Lists when routing entities to the next location. Lists automatically block the entity from moving forward if the destination server is not available. 1. Create a node list in Definitions>Lists ...

Re: Capacity change of server with worker as secondary resource

 by KatieP ¦  Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:42 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Capacity change of server with worker as secondary resource ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1634

If you want to change the capacity of the server at Initialization, create a control property and reference this control value on the Capacity property of each Server. If you want to change the server capacity during the run Assign the variable ServerName.CurrentCapacity the new value. If all worker...

Re: Excelwrite in Custom object

 by KatieP ¦  Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:42 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Excelwrite in Custom object ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 4197

You can accomplish writing to the same workbook but different sheets by doing the following: 1. Create an ExcelConnect on the top Model (not in custom object) and set the Workbook path. 2. On the ExcelWrite step in the custom object, right click "ExcelConnect" and select "Create New Referenced Prope...

Re: Search process

 by KatieP ¦  Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:39 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Search process ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 3779

If you are searching a table, then there is no candidate. The expression should look like 'TableName.ColumnName==ModelEntity.StateVariable' . The row for which this expression is true, is the row that is references by the Found branch.

Re: Processing time with Combiner

 by KatieP ¦  Fri May 20, 2016 5:38 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Processing time with Combiner ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 4081

The Server knows that there are 20 units on the pallet, but it cannot access the individual processing times for each product without using process logic. Use a Search step to find all the units on the pallet and add the individual processing times to a state on the pallet, then use this state varia...

Re: Transportation Library - Trains, Robots, Tanker

 by KatieP ¦  Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:10 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Transportation Library - Trains, Robots, Tanker ¦  Replies: 27 ¦  Views: 37933

The Transportation Library has been updated with a few bug fixes. Sprint 7.114 or later required.

Re: floor label

 by KatieP ¦  Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:36 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: floor label ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 6527

Create a Floor Label. While the Floor Label is selected, increase the Object Height on the Drawing Ribbon (the Floor Label Object Height on Animated People Simbit is 6). Now the floor label should look like a box with text on all sides. Adjust the length and width of the floor label by selecting a g...