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Energyplus error message

asked 2016-11-15 07:45:26 -0500

shahin1992's avatar

updated 2024-07-08 10:26:38 -0500

i usually use Openstudio to get the data i need but i'm starting to use Energyplus but i keep getting an error message that i don't know how to solve



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answered 2016-11-15 08:08:26 -0500

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Try removing all the spaces and special characters (% = , & ...) in your path. you can use _ instead of spaces, and you have to avoid invalid characters shown in your error.

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i'm sorry for my very naive question but how can i do that? where can i find the path ?

shahin1992's avatar shahin1992  ( 2016-11-15 08:40:26 -0500 )edit

The path is where you put your .idf file ("C:\Users[...]").

For example, it will work if you simply put your .idf in "C:\Users\pc63u\Desktop\". Just avoid special characters all along your path and it will work fine.

Urado's avatar Urado  ( 2016-11-15 08:58:50 -0500 )edit

thank you so much, it worked :)

shahin1992's avatar shahin1992  ( 2016-11-15 20:41:56 -0500 )edit

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