Customising the Dymola environment

Options to customize the Dymola environment. If you click on Edit -> Options, a number of options are available to customise the working environment. Manual formatting: the user can choose to use their own formatting or an automatic formatting. Automatic formatting can be useful for consistency and to avoid triggering a change in a model read more

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2016

The Dymola Startup Configuration

This post describes how to configure Dymola so that on startup you can set the directory, load a library and set other features. When Dymola is started the dymola.mos file is run at startup (i.e. <Dymola installation directory>\insert\dymola.mos).  By default the script should look something like this: The RunScript command runs displayunit.mos script which is used read more

Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Exporting models for co-simulation in other tools

With the release of Dymola 2012 it is now possible to compile models to the FMI standard for co-simulation.  This means that a model built in Dymola can be compiled with an open standard interface and coupled to other simulation and integration tools.  Dymola uses the SUNDIALS suite of numerical solvers for co-simulation and these read more

Posted on Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Changing the default font size in Dymola

To change the default font size in Dymola Locate the dymodraw.ini file in your Dymola installation insert directory Open dymodraw.ini in note pad or similar editor and change/add the string: Dymola5basefontsize 12 for example for font size = 12 This will affect the font size in menus and windows within Dymola from the moment Dymola read more

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

How do I make my library appear in the libraries menu

To get your library to appear in the Dymola Libraries menu you first need to make sure that your library is saved using the directories method rather than as a single Modelica file.  See here for more information. Create a directory called script inside your library directory and within the script directory, create a text read more

Posted on Monday, March 7th, 2011

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