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Problems with Dview

asked 2020-07-30 23:19:27 -0500

Lucas's avatar

updated 2020-07-31 08:02:56 -0500

Hello guys, i am with some difficults to use the Dview in OpenStudio 3.0 I tried this topic to solve my problem, but he only continues to ask the path of my Dview. link text

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Have you tried installing DView separately like that post recommends? After you do that, there will be a Dview.exe file saved on your computer. The path you should enter is to the folder where that Dview.exe is saved.

Aaron Boranian's avatar Aaron Boranian  ( 2020-07-31 08:05:43 -0500 )edit

It worked after i restart my PC, for some reason..

Lucas's avatar Lucas  ( 2020-07-31 10:45:07 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-07-31 09:21:06 -0500

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I've given up on DVIEW and i use timestep now. It works pretty good.

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I gonna try use this too, thnks.

Lucas's avatar Lucas  ( 2020-07-31 11:04:08 -0500 )edit

answered 2022-09-12 22:06:44 -0500

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Not sure if this helps anyone still looking for answers why DVIEW doesn't open (or better crashes right away) but I've noticed that as soon as you add the measure "OpenStudio Results" the eplusout.sql file becomes unreadable forDVIEW and it just crashes without warning ... you can see this behavior by opening DVIEW first and then loading the sql file. The workaround here is to run the simulation without the OS Results measure, grab the sql file and copy it somewhere else before you run the simulation again with the OS Results measure.

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Version 1.2.0 of DVIEW resolved the issue described above - no more crashes when running the OpenStudio Results measure and then opening DVIEW (

GR@VT's avatar GR@VT  ( 2023-02-17 11:43:13 -0500 )edit

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