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Change IDF File After Setting Up OpenStudio Project

asked 2016-06-07 18:42:21 -0500

updated 2018-05-25 12:23:12 -0500

I started a new OpenStudio project in the SketchUp Plug-in by importing an IDF file.

I have gone through the process of setting spacetypes and construction when I discovered I had an error in the original IDF file I imported.

How can I manually change the IDF file (delete those lines of the file) so that when I open and simulate the OpenStudio project it will not read in that error?

There are a number of in.idf files in the folder structure that I have tried editing but the error persists.

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answered 2016-06-07 18:49:28 -0500

I hadn't realized that the .osm file is a text file (like an idf). I opened the .osm with a text editor and manually deleted the components that were giving me errors.

This may be a duplicate question but it took me quite a long time to find that out and debug my project. I hope this is helpful to others.

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