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convert idf file from v9.3 to v9.6.0

asked 2022-04-24 20:36:04 -0600

deema's avatar

updated 2022-04-27 14:28:16 -0600

The images weren't working, so i had to edit the post. Sorry about that.

I have been trying to simulate the E+ file and every time a window pops up with 'Check File Version'. I tried to proceed anyways, and this never get me the results/empty excel sheet. image description

I tried to uninstall E+ files from my laptop, tried to download newer version updates, and still get the same error. I searched online for fourms that discusses bugs regarding the versions and most linked urls for it are expired or not found.

I also tried to use in the Utilities tab the IDFVersionUpdater but it doesn't provide versions other than v9.3.

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It seems the transition files are unavailable but i have no idea how to download them, especially because i couldn't find anything in the referred website.

I am kind of a beginner in rhino/gh, so I need help with how exactly I need to do step by step on how i can convert 9.3 to 9.6.0.

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@deema it doesn't look like your images attached correctly, can you please edit your post and re-upload the images?

Aaron Boranian's avatar Aaron Boranian  ( 2022-04-25 14:02:16 -0600 )edit

Edited. Sorry about that.

deema's avatar deema  ( 2022-04-27 14:29:53 -0600 )edit

The equals sign in "=9.3" is weird. What does your Version object look like in your IDF file? Also what is the pull path to your EnergyPlus 9.6.0 folder?

JasonGlazer's avatar JasonGlazer  ( 2022-04-27 14:32:53 -0600 )edit

I have the E+ in C:\EnergyPlusV9-6-0

It's not supposed to have a '=' sign? I am insure how i have it. I actually tried to delete my energyplus version and downloaded 9.3 version so i won't need to update, but the issue was the same, saying =9.3 is not the same as 9.3.0 and need to update. Do you have any idea how to remove the idf =9.3 in the first place? do i need to uninstall every file i own and re-download everything? honestly it would be more convenient.

deema's avatar deema  ( 2022-04-27 15:21:08 -0600 )edit

@deema send me your file and I will see if I get the same equal signs. jglazer at gard dot com

JasonGlazer's avatar JasonGlazer  ( 2022-04-28 12:04:18 -0600 )edit

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answered 2022-04-26 01:09:59 -0600

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In my computer, the IDFVersionUpdater software is working properly. And you can choose different versions after the update. It is recommended that you reinstall the EnergyPlus software and then try the update tool again.

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