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energyplus fields value case sensitive

asked 2019-01-19 20:11:01 -0600

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updated 2019-01-19 20:14:00 -0600

How EP read text from .idf file: are input values case sensitive and blank space sensitive e.g would " StringValue on that" refer to "STRINGVALUE ON THAT"? Thanks

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Why not just test it yourself?

shorowit gravatar image shorowit  ( 2019-01-20 12:34:34 -0600 )edit

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answered 2019-01-21 02:47:00 -0600

Case insentive with leading and trailing space trimming. So yes, " StringValue on that" is interpreted as "STRINGVALUE ON THAT", and this is why when you look at eplusout.err the warnings/errors show object names as upper case.

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