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Change ChoiceArgument parameters based on user input

asked 2019-09-23 10:30:15 -0500

I am trying to allow a user to select from two dropdowns, but I want the argument of the second dropdown to be filtered based on the input of the user in the first dropdown. A simplified example would be:

states_hash = ['Texas' => ['red', 'blue'], 'Oklahoma' => ['green', 'purple']]

# adding argument for state
state = OpenStudio::Measure::OSArgument.makeChoiceArgument('state', states_hash.keys, true)
args << state

# adding argument for color
color = OpenStudio::Measure::OSArgument.makeChoiceArgument('color', states_array[state], true)
args << color

The first argument computes fine, but for the second one, states_array[state] is empty because (I believe) that when the measure loads, state is nil. Any ideas?

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answered 2019-09-23 10:52:45 -0500

Dynamic measure arguments aren't supported:

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Unfortunate, they would be really helpful in the PAT. Thanks!

Luis Lara's avatar Luis Lara  ( 2019-09-23 11:10:13 -0500 )edit

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