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Is there a way to generate a PDF report from the beautiful OpenStudio Results Summary?

asked 2015-11-06 13:19:19 -0600

Julio gravatar image

updated 2015-11-06 18:13:48 -0600

Hi there, I am new to the OpenStudio platform. I have been trying to find a way to export the OpenStudio Results Summary that contains plots, bar graphs and such. I would like to learn if there is a way where this report can be converted to a PDF or an Office document (word, power point or excel). I want to share these results with people who do not have the OS software nor the skill to run a simulation. Any insight will be highly appreciated. Thank you!!

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answered 2015-11-06 23:04:49 -0600

updated 2015-11-06 23:29:12 -0600

You can open the html file in your browser by navigating to the < model_dir >/run/6-UserScript-0/report.html. From there, if you're on a Mac at least, anything you can open in the browser you can print to a pdf. I'm not so sure about windows.

Your path might be slightly different if you have other measures in the simulation.

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You can also just email that html file to someone and preserve the interactive features. These tips apply to most other reporting measures as well.

macumber gravatar image macumber  ( 2015-11-07 09:37:20 -0600 )edit

Thanks Kyle and Dan! Your answer and comment gave me something to look into a bit deeper. I installed a "PDF printer" app -I have Windows 7 which by default sends print to document to XPS format- and I can share these results using the PDF format. Also, I shared the html file which as Dan said preserved all the interactive features. Thanks again!

Julio gravatar image Julio  ( 2015-11-09 23:30:58 -0600 )edit

Thank you! That HTML link is great for sharing.

pow_skier gravatar image pow_skier  ( 2016-11-17 10:40:18 -0600 )edit

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