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Cant edit material properties, what can cause this?

asked 2017-01-31 13:42:41 -0600

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updated 2017-01-31 14:55:56 -0600

Hello, I cant seem to change the material properties (ie. density, specific heat, thickness etc.) to the values that I want, as they just keep reversing automatically back to the original values. I do not know if that affects the other parts of the programme as well (seems like it locked somehow). I have no idea what can cause this... Can someone help out? Thanks

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Please tag the software package in which you're experiencing this problem. Additional information which will help includes the software version and specific steps you attempted.

Eric Ringold gravatar image Eric Ringold  ( 2017-01-31 14:25:25 -0600 )edit

OpenStudio Version 1.14.00 Under Constructions-tab if I want to create a new material(or change an exisiting one), it doesnt allow me to change its properties (thickness, density etc.). If I leave this tab and come back to it, the changes are not saved and the original values appear.

sga gravatar image sga  ( 2017-01-31 14:45:38 -0600 )edit

Could be your operating system's region settings for decimal separator:

Eric Ringold gravatar image Eric Ringold  ( 2017-01-31 15:06:51 -0600 )edit

That doesnt solve the problem..

sga gravatar image sga  ( 2017-01-31 15:20:44 -0600 )edit

What values are you trying to change to? The reason I ask is that there are limits to different properties in EnergyPlus and OpenStudio will react to out of range value by reverting back to theprevious value. If you give us a few specific examples we can try to replicate it.

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2017-02-01 01:52:02 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-02-01 12:08:50 -0600

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I wanted to enter 0.3

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