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asked 2017-10-10 07:50:08 -0600

updated 2017-10-11 02:24:17 -0600

Under OpenStudio 2.3 I'm not able to obtain the results for illuminance maps.

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same here. where is the sql file?

efish2000's avatar efish2000  ( 2017-10-11 02:20:11 -0600 )edit

I don't think you even nearly included enough information for anyone to provide an answer. I would suggest editing your question...

Julien Marrec's avatar Julien Marrec  ( 2017-10-11 02:23:58 -0600 )edit

Under Openstudio 2.2 the iluminance map can be viewed using the Resultsviewer application it is not the case using DView included in Openstudio 2.3's avatar  ( 2017-10-11 05:10:02 -0600 )edit

The sql file already exists and can be viewed using Resultsviewer but not (or at minium I don't know how) using Dview's avatar  ( 2017-10-11 10:25:24 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-10-16 16:26:24 -0600

While Dview does bring a ton of new features to the table regarding EnergyPlus output data viewing and manipulation, Dview lacks the ability to view illuminance map data. It is unfortunate that Results Viewer was dropped from OpenStudio/EnergyPlus; as far as I know, you can still use Results Viewer from previous E+ versions to view the eplusout and radout.sql files generated by OpenStudio 2.3 though.

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I uninstalled ResultsViewer when 2.3 came out, but I got it back by using an older installer and unchecking everything but ResultsViewer. It complains about the version of E+ being different, but since the SQL hasn't really changed too much it is not an issue.

Jason DeGraw's avatar Jason DeGraw  ( 2017-10-17 12:12:30 -0600 )edit

Boom. Thanks, Jason!

rpg777's avatar rpg777  ( 2017-10-17 13:01:02 -0600 )edit

I'd like to ask that do you know how to create a fisheye picture of illuminance rendering? illuminance map is only the results for a plan, as for fisheye rendering, it needs illuminance data of all plans seen by the viewpoint. Thanks a lot.

William Chen's avatar William Chen  ( 2019-05-19 05:10:13 -0600 )edit

This is an entirely different question, to be honest. Please restate this comment as a new question.

rpg777's avatar rpg777  ( 2019-05-19 18:00:34 -0600 )edit

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