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How can I see the errors and fix them in Openstudio?

asked 2016-03-17 06:49:17 -0500

updated 2016-03-17 06:55:48 -0500

After running my simulation I faced 4 errors, then I went Tree, but I could not open" eplusout.err" I do not know why it shows "unable to launch viewer" pop up?Also I have visited The OpenStudio Troubleshooting page but unfortunately I did not get the point. image description image description image description

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answered 2016-03-17 07:34:07 -0500

updated 2016-03-17 07:40:05 -0500

See my comment to this previous question. Basically, you need a text editor to view the ERR file, which you can set as the default program for this file extension. After you have a text editor set as the defualt program for ERR files you'll be able to open them from within OpenStudio. Alternatively you can navigate to the 0-EnergyPlus-# folder in the model directory, which is where the ERR file is stored.

The ERR file contains the errors from the EnergyPlus simulation, not all of which are responsible for the run failing. For example the model can have many "warnings" and "errors", but the simulation may complete successfully. If it does not, search the ERR file for Fatal to find the severe error preventing it from running.

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@MatthewSteen Thanks For your helpful info.

4Designer gravatar image 4Designer  ( 2016-03-18 10:26:00 -0500 )edit

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