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Error Loading OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in

asked 2021-03-13 05:56:32 -0500

SshaarR gravatar image

updated 2021-04-28 12:03:27 -0500

I started recently using SketchUp, I installed SketchUp Pro 2021 and want to use the extension feature to link the OpenStudio Application 1.1.0, using the extension manager I've added the latest SketchUp Plugin 1.1.0 but it seems like did not work every time I am starting up the SketchUp the following message generated:

Error loading OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in: 126: The specified module could not be found. - C:/openstudioapplication-1.1.0/Ruby/openstudio_modeleditor.so

I tried to remove and re-install both programs (SketchUp and OpenStudio) but without any improvement.

Can you please help me to troubleshoot it?

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answered 2021-03-15 06:03:30 -0500

SshaarR gravatar image

I think that the current available versions of OpenStudio are compatible with SketchUp 2019 and 2020, I removed SketchUp 2021 and installed SketchUp 2020 then I was able to add the OpenStudio Application 1.1.0.

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A release candidate OpenStudio Application v1.2.0-RC1 is available at the link below. This RC includes OpenStudio SDK 3.2.0. It updates to EnergyPlus v9.5.0, Ruby 2.7.2, and is compatible with SketchUp 2021.

https://github.com/openstudiocoalitio...

macumber gravatar image macumber  ( 2021-05-15 19:54:52 -0500 )edit

When I try to install the exe file on my Windows computer, I get the following error even if I open the file as an administrator and even though the file permissions look good: "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." Do you have any ideas of what the problem might be?

Bo White gravatar image Bo White  ( 2021-05-24 19:48:19 -0500 )edit

@Bo White, are you trying to install the OpenStudio Application v1.2.0-RC1? My guess is that your user does not have write access to C:\ needed to create the default installation directory of C:\openstudioapplication-1.2.0-alpha. Can you try installing to a different directory?

macumber gravatar image macumber  ( 2021-05-24 22:06:39 -0500 )edit

I have write access to C. In any case, the executable file will not open so I cannot choose the installation directory. I also downloaded the zip file, changed the folder name and location to make the path shorter (just in case), but when I try to open the application, I get the same error.

Bo White gravatar image Bo White  ( 2021-05-25 11:38:12 -0500 )edit

Bo and negawatt, have you both tried the steps in this article?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/t...

Do you have anti-virus running? If so, which one?

macumber gravatar image macumber  ( 2021-05-29 23:40:25 -0500 )edit
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answered 2021-05-26 12:04:30 -0500

I have the same problem than Bo, on a clean laptop with no previous install of EnergyPlus, OpenStudio nor Ruby. This is Windows Pro 10 21H1, 64-bit. I have admin privileges, and tried to run the exe as admin, as well as tried to execute the openstudio app from the zip file as admin. The error window is always the same, shown below. It is not clear which path the package is trying to access. I also tried first installing Energyplus 9.5.0 and Ruby 2.7.2 with devkit. Those installations go through just fine. Then, same error. Please advise. Thank you

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