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Sketchup 2021 doesn't work with OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in 1.6.0

asked 2023-07-26 03:03:04 -0500

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updated 2023-07-27 14:16:55 -0500

I have two questions needed help:

  1. I installed Sketchup 2021 with OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in 1.6.0 as well as OpenStudio Application v1.6.0. However, when I clicked "Launch OpenStudio" after building a model in Sketchup, the Error showed "Windows can't find C:/openstudioapplication-1.4.0-rc1/bin\OpenStudioApp." Does Sketchup 2021 can’t use the newest version of OpenStudio application or Sketchup Plug-in?

  2. Follow Q1, I installed OpenStudio Application v1.4.0-rc1, the OpenStudio application can be launched, but the model was missing.

After simulation, the result showed Error, and there was no model inside, such as surfaces and zones.

I tried export Sketchup model into EnergyPlus IDF file. It also failed and no model in the file.

Can anyone help those problems?

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answered 2023-08-12 22:02:29 -0500

If you go to the SketchUp Menu Extensions->OpenStudio->Preferences you will see an option to set the "OpenStudio Root Directory". Assuming you installed OpenStudio Application v1.6.0 to the default location, you should set this to "C:/openstudioapplication-1.6.0" and restart SketchUp. After that the OpenStudio SketchUp Plug-in will be configured to use OpenStudio Application 1.6.0.

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