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We are updating the installer for the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in from executable installers to the SketchUp rbz format, http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/38583. This format will make it much easier to update and distribute the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in. The first version of this installer is available for testing at:

http://sourceforge.net/p/openstudio/code/HEAD/tree/branches/rbz/legacy_openstudio_v1.0.11.rbz

This installer is an analog of the 1.0.11 version that is currently available; it works with EnergyPlus 8.1. To install this new plug-in, go to ‘Window->Preferences->Extensions’, choose install extension and browse to the rbz file. Note that installing this rbz file will disable your currently installed Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in by moving the ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd’ to ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd.removed’. If you want to restore your old Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in, simply delete the new ‘legacy_openstudio’ directory and ‘legacy_openstudio.rb’ ruby script in your Plugins directory and rename the ‘Energy+.idd.removed’ to Energy+.idd’ under the ‘OpenStudio’ directory.

If you are able to, please test out this new installer and let us know about any issues. We will plan to replace the installer hosted on the DOE website with this one in the near future.

We If the problem is installing the legacy plug-in: we are updating the installer for the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in from executable installers to the SketchUp rbz format, http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/38583. This format will make it much easier to update and distribute the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in. The first version of this installer is available for testing at:

http://sourceforge.net/p/openstudio/code/HEAD/tree/branches/rbz/legacy_openstudio_v1.0.11.rbz

This installer is an analog of the 1.0.11 version that is currently available; it works with EnergyPlus 8.1. To install this new plug-in, go to ‘Window->Preferences->Extensions’, choose install extension and browse to the rbz file. Note that installing this rbz file will disable your currently installed Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in by moving the ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd’ to ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd.removed’. If you want to restore your old Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in, simply delete the new ‘legacy_openstudio’ directory and ‘legacy_openstudio.rb’ ruby script in your Plugins directory and rename the ‘Energy+.idd.removed’ to Energy+.idd’ under the ‘OpenStudio’ directory.

If you are able to, please test out this new installer and let us know about any issues. We will plan to replace the installer hosted on the DOE website with this one in the near future.

If your problem is installing the new OpenStudio application suite: can you check if you have the following directory?

C:\ProgramData\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015\SketchUp

If you don't have that directory, please copy the files in:

C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenStudio 1.6.0\Ruby\Plugins

to:

C:\Users\%YOUR_USER_NAME%\AppData\Roaming\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015\SketchUp

where %YOUR_USER_NAME% is replaced by your user name.

If the problem is installing the legacy plug-in: we are updating the installer for the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in from executable installers to the SketchUp rbz format, http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/38583. This format will make it much easier to update and distribute the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in. The first version of this installer is available for testing at:

http://sourceforge.net/p/openstudio/code/HEAD/tree/branches/rbz/legacy_openstudio_v1.0.11.rbz

This installer is an analog of the 1.0.11 version that is currently available; it works with EnergyPlus 8.1. To install this new plug-in, go to ‘Window->Preferences->Extensions’, choose install extension and browse to the rbz file. Note that installing this rbz file will disable your currently installed Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in by moving the ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd’ to ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd.removed’. If you want to restore your old Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in, simply delete the new ‘legacy_openstudio’ directory and ‘legacy_openstudio.rb’ ruby script in your Plugins directory and rename the ‘Energy+.idd.removed’ to Energy+.idd’ under the ‘OpenStudio’ directory.

If you are able to, please test out this new installer and let us know about any issues. We will plan to replace the installer hosted on the DOE website with this one in the near future.

If your problem is installing the new OpenStudio application suite: can you check if you have the following directory?

C:\ProgramData\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015\SketchUp

If you don't have that directory, please copy the files in:

C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenStudio 1.6.0\Ruby\Plugins

to:

C:\Users\%YOUR_USER_NAME%\AppData\Roaming\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015\SketchUp2015\SketchUp\Plugins

where %YOUR_USER_NAME% is replaced by your user name.

If the problem is installing the legacy plug-in: we are updating the installer for the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in from executable installers to the SketchUp rbz format, http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/38583. http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/38583. This format will make it much easier to update and distribute the Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in. The first version of this installer is available for testing at:

http://sourceforge.net/p/openstudio/code/HEAD/tree/branches/rbz/legacy_openstudio_v1.0.11.rbz

This installer is an analog of the 1.0.11 version that is currently available; it works with EnergyPlus 8.1. To install this new plug-in, go to ‘Window->Preferences->Extensions’, choose install extension and browse to the rbz file. Note that installing this rbz file will disable your currently installed Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in by moving the ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd’ to ‘Plugins/OpenStudio/Energy+.idd.removed’. If you want to restore your old Legacy OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in, simply delete the new ‘legacy_openstudio’ directory and ‘legacy_openstudio.rb’ ruby script in your Plugins directory and rename the ‘Energy+.idd.removed’ to Energy+.idd’ under the ‘OpenStudio’ directory.

If you are able to, please test out this new installer and let us know about any issues. We will plan to replace the installer hosted on the DOE website with this one in the near future.

If your problem is installing the new OpenStudio application suite: can you check if you have the following directory?

C:\ProgramData\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015\SketchUp

If you don't have that directory, please copy the files in:

C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenStudio 1.6.0\Ruby\Plugins

to:

C:\Users\%YOUR_USER_NAME%\AppData\Roaming\SketchUp\SketchUp 2015\SketchUp\Plugins

where %YOUR_USER_NAME% is replaced by your user name.