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Add remove or replace windows overhang measure works in Openstudio app but do not work in PAT

asked 2021-06-29 14:17:39 -0500

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updated 2021-06-29 15:10:40 -0500

I am running ADD Remove Or Replace Window Overhangs to create overhangs for the windows but the measures fail when I run it in the PAT application but runs successfully with the open studio app.

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That's weird. Normally I would think that any measure that ran successfully in OS app would also be successful in PAT. Take a look at the measure.rb file for the measure AddRemoveOrReplaceWindowOverhangs and see if it modifies/enters a depth or projection factor.

It is possible that your PAT workflow is changing the model such that it is removing the depth or projection factor.

sashadf1 gravatar image sashadf1  ( 2021-07-01 12:39:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2021-07-01 13:05:30 -0500

Compare the inputs that the OS app and PAT are providing to the measure, I think you will find them to have different behavior as to how they default input values. I would specifically check that PAT isn't setting 0 for optional inputs where the OS app is leaving them blank. If you ensure that the PAT inputs perfectly match the OS app, you will get the same result.

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@shorowit So I can do that by comparing the .osw files that are generated after running the simulationright?

Rwadhwa910 gravatar image Rwadhwa910  ( 2021-07-06 09:38:35 -0500 )edit

Yes, that should work.

shorowit gravatar image shorowit  ( 2021-07-06 10:03:19 -0500 )edit

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