Add Version
 
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  7 Add Version
  8 Building Object
  9 Time Step
10 Run Control
11 Location
12 Design Day
13 Material Regular
14 Construction
15 Zone
16 Surface Geometry
17 Surface Heat Transfer
18 Schedule Type
19 Schedule Compact
20 Controlled Zone Equip Config
21 Zone Equipment List
22 Purchased Air
23 Zone Control Thermostatic
24 Dual Setpoint with Deadband
25 Report Variable
26 Report Meter
27 Report
28 Start EP launch
29 Select the IDF file
30 During Simulation Run
31 Run Status
32 Click DXF
33 Drawing in VoloView
34 Click Orbit button
35 3D view of the Drawing
36 Output data in Excel

Click 'Version' in the 'Class List' on the top left of the IDF editor and then click 'New Obj' from the tool bar on the top.

'Obj1' will appear in the first line of the bottom window.

Write '2.0' in the 'Version Identifier' Field of 'Obj1' as shown in the figure below:

Information from the EnergyPlus Input Output Reference: "The Version object allows you to enter the proper version that your IDF was created for. This is checked against the current version of EnergyPlus and a Severe error issued (nonterminating) if it does not match the current version string."

Save your file: You can save your file with any name. In this tutorial the file is names as 'tutorial.idf'. Keep saving your work frequently as IDF editor does not save file automatically.

 

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