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is anyone have problems with Floorspace Js losing floor plans

asked 2020-07-18 00:18:38 -0600

barrti's avatar

updated 2020-07-19 07:57:21 -0600

Floorspace JS is losing floorplan.json when OS3.01 crashes.
I have OpenStudio 3.01 with openstudio application 1.01. I use Floorspace JS to draw the 2D file. When I am in Openstudio, say in the Construction Tab, I frequently get a crash. The 2D drawing floorplan.json is often lost and I have to redraw. This is very frustrating.

I can find a floorplan.json file from the previous time when I saved under a different filename but thats about it.

Any suggestions please?

I dont own Sketchup Pro 2019

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This sounds like it might be related to this post. Do you get any popup error windows when this crash occurs?

macumber's avatar macumber  ( 2020-07-18 18:54:14 -0600 )edit

backup your floorplan.js every time you edit it because there are several scenarios where it will delete your work. I had a new one happen today. I wasn't even in the directory with windows explorer.

TheEnergyTutor's avatar TheEnergyTutor  ( 2020-07-20 09:33:44 -0600 )edit

I think this is related to this issue, we are planning to try to fix this in the next release from the OpenStudio Coalition.

macumber's avatar macumber  ( 2020-07-23 23:18:24 -0600 )edit

Yes, I commented on that post too. Ye I agree that there are several scenarios where the json file is deleted. Thanks for your comments.

barrti's avatar barrti  ( 2020-07-23 23:21:03 -0600 )edit

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answered 2020-07-23 09:50:01 -0600

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Try closing windows explorer when working on OS and see if it helps. Also don't have any files or folders open that are under the project folder.

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Thanks, I'll try that too. For now, I'm using OS3.0 (OpenStudio Applications 1.00)

barrti's avatar barrti  ( 2020-07-23 23:22:10 -0600 )edit

answered 2022-06-17 11:48:26 -0600

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I also met this problem after using SketchUp.

I drew it on another project and then copy the JSON file and merge it so that I don't need to configure the other settings again.

unfortunately, in the floorplan, the name of the rooms have to be the same and components(windows and doors) won't be matched.

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