Knowledge Base

Distributed Computing Setup

On both machines Ensure you have the latest Simulator build installed.  It should be the same version on both machines. Use the RegSimAuto utility in the Simulator installation directory to ensure the correct version of Simulator is registered. On the remote machine Set up a user that will be used to run distributed computation.  This […]

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September 14, 2017

Using Special Variables with Scripts or SimAuto

Some Simulator functions cause special variables to be created for storing results. The multiple element TLR sensitivity is a common example. Special variables are used to hold the sensitivities of flows on those multiple elements with respect to injections at various points. The number of special variables in use depends on the number of branches […]

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February 1, 2016

Registering SimAuto

SimAuto must be registered in the Windows Registry before it can be referenced from external programming platforms. This normally happens automatically when Simulator is installed, but may need to be performed again if there is a hardware change or if you are working with multiple versions of Simulator. (Only one version of SimAuto may be […]

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March 20, 2014

Example SimAuto Files

Right-click on the file links below and select “Save target as…” to save them to your computer. SimAuto version 12 (and later) Microsoft® Visual Basic for Applications Examples Running from Microsoft® Excel: SimAutoExampleCases12.zip Running from Microsoft® Access: ATC Calculator (includes database, cases, and support files) Multi-period Market Simulation (includes database, cases, and support files; unzip […]

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July 31, 2012

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