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Custom "measure tags" to space type

asked 2020-09-03 01:59:24 -0500

antonszilasi's avatar

updated 2020-09-04 10:45:47 -0500

Dear all,

I'm wondering if its possible to add custom tags to a space type in an osm I can currently add these tags but can I add my own?

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answered 2020-09-03 16:25:20 -0500

It's not available directly in the OpenStudio application (as far as I know), but the OpenStudio SDK allows you to attach custom information to any OpenStudio object (space, space type, etc.). See this Unmet Hours question for more information. It could be pretty easily wrapped in an OpenStudio measure.

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Additional Properties are very useful, but specifically for space type tags for standard, building type, and space type, you can already type anything you want. The initial pull down list is just pre-populated with standard values. Additional Properties would be great for objects or data that don't have a dedicated tag already in place.

I do see looking back maybe I misunderstood the original question. I assumed it was about custom tag values, not new types of data about the space type to store.

David Goldwasser's avatar David Goldwasser  ( 2020-09-03 16:35:04 -0500 )edit

@shorowit thanks this is what I was looking for cheers!

antonszilasi's avatar antonszilasi  ( 2020-09-03 18:33:56 -0500 )edit

answered 2020-09-03 08:51:37 -0500

updated 2020-09-03 16:32:05 -0500

@antonszilasi while the pre-populated pull down list comes from OpenStudio standards, all of those fields also allow you to type any string you want for the measure tags. Just keep in mind of you use non-standard tags for your space types then measures like DOE baseline measure or some AEDG measures that rely on the standard measure tags won’t work as expected.

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If instead you are asking about changing the defaults for your own custom set of inputs, that would require a custom build of the application. An alternative would be an OSM with pre-made space types that you have tagged, that can be loaded as a library, then users can drag those space types, including tags, into their model.

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understood david thank you I will go with setFeatureAsString cheers!

antonszilasi's avatar antonszilasi  ( 2020-09-03 18:34:28 -0500 )edit

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