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OpenStudio does not create the IdfFileName.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using these two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). The IDF can be found in:

OsmFileNameFolder\run\4-EnergyPlusPreProcess-0\

1. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). This will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file type readvarseso into the prompt. To do this on a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for better viewing.

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

OpenStudio does not create the IdfFileName.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using these two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). The IDF can be found in:

OsmFileNameFolder\run\4-EnergyPlusPreProcess-0\

1. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). This will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file type readvarseso into the prompt. To do this on a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for better viewing.

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

OpenStudio does not create the IdfFileName.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). (slower). The IDF can be found in:

OsmFileNameFolder\run\4-EnergyPlusPreProcess-0\

1. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). (faster). This will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file type readvarseso into the prompt. To do this on a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for better viewing.

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

OpenStudio does not create the IdfFileName.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). The IDF can be found in: OsmFileNameFolder\run\4-EnergyPlusPreProcess-0\

2. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). This will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file type readvarseso into the prompt.

To do this on a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for better viewing.

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

OpenStudio does not create the IdfFileName.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). The IDF can be found in: OsmFileNameFolder\run\4-EnergyPlusPreProcess-0\

2. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). This will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file type readvarseso into the prompt. prompt instead of needing to copy the ReadVarsESO.exe file to the directory you want to run it in.

To do this on a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for better viewing.easier viewing and editing.

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

OpenStudio does not create the IdfFileName.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). The IDF can be found in: OsmFileNameFolder\run\4-EnergyPlusPreProcess-0\in the EnergyPlusPreProcess folder of the OSM directory.

2. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). This The instructions below will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file and type readvarseso into the prompt instead of needing to copy the ReadVarsESO.exe file to the directory you want to run it in.

To do this on On a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for easier viewing and editing.

For example, paste C:\EnergyPlusV8-3-0\PostProcess into:

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

(note that paths must be separated by a ;)

OpenStudio does not create the IdfFileName.csv eplusout.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). The IDF can be found in the EnergyPlusPreProcess folder of the OSM directory.

2. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). The instructions below will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file and type readvarseso into the prompt instead of needing to copy the ReadVarsESO.exe file to the directory you want to run it in.

On a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for easier viewing and editing.

For example, paste C:\EnergyPlusV8-3-0\PostProcess into:

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

(note that paths must be separated by a ;)

OpenStudio does not create the eplusout.csv file containing the OutputVariables during a simulation. I've created this file after an OS sim using two methods:

1. Run the out.idf file produced by OS through EnergyPlus (slower). The IDF can be found in the EnergyPlusPreProcess folder of the OSM directory.

2. Run ReadVarsESO from a command line/shell/terminal (faster). The instructions below will allow you to simply enter the directory containing the ESO file and type readvarseso into the prompt instead of needing to copy the ReadVarsESO.exe file to the directory you want to run it in.

On a Windows machine copy the path to the ReadVarsESO.exe file to your system path. I find it's helpful to copy the contents of the PATH to a text editor for easier viewing and editing.

For example, paste C:\EnergyPlusV8-3-0\PostProcess into:

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Environment Variables > System Variables > PATH

(note that paths must be separated by a ;)

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