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OS 1.8.0 crashes over incomplete setpoint manager specification

asked 2015-07-30 04:16:38 -0500

updated 2015-07-30 06:23:59 -0500

After defining a scheduled setpoint manager in a plant loop with type of control variable unspecified, the osm file can be saved but not any more re-loaded by OpenStudio: Trying to open the osm file leads to an unhandled exception, as you can see in the attached screen shot.

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@OS-user-AT Which version of OpenStudio are you using and how are you defining a SetpointManager:Scheduled with unspecified Control Variable?

MarkAdams gravatar image MarkAdams  ( 2015-07-30 06:23:14 -0500 )edit

my OpenStudio version is 1.8.0; I used

OS:SetpointManager:Scheduled,

Control Variable =(void)

Schedule Name = XYZ

(settings at right hand Edit Tab of Plant Loop schematic (HVAC Systems))

OS-user-AT gravatar image OS-user-AT  ( 2015-07-30 10:55:52 -0500 )edit

@OS-user-AT Is this from an OSM that was updated to 1.8.0 from an older version? And if so, what version was used to originally create the OSM?

MarkAdams gravatar image MarkAdams  ( 2015-07-30 11:44:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-07-30 13:23:04 -0500

The reason for this crash is apparently as follows:

The crash occurrs when opening a version 1.4.0 osm-file with OpenStudio 1.8.0. While in version 1.4.0 a void field for Control Variable can be selected in the edit tab for the setpoint manager, this is no longer possible with version 1.8.0.

OpenStudio 1.8.0 not expecting an undefined setting for Control Variable now is caught with an unhandled exception.

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@OS-user-AT This is exactly where my line of questions was leading. I have created a new issue on GitHub for this crash.

MarkAdams gravatar image MarkAdams  ( 2015-07-30 13:48:08 -0500 )edit

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