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Libraries and Blocks................................................................................................. 563 The ExtendSim libraries ........................................................................................................564 Animation 2D-3D library .............................................................................................................. 564
Electronics library ......................................................................................................................... 564 Item library (not available in ExtendSim CP) ............................................................................... 564 Plotter library................................................................................................................................. 565 Rate library (not available in ExtendSim CP or ExtendSim OR) ................................................. 565 Utilities library .............................................................................................................................. 565 Value library .................................................................................................................................. 565 Example Libraries folder............................................................................................................... 565 Legacy folder................................................................................................................................. 565
Using libraries........................................................................................................................566 Opening a library........................................................................................................................... 566 Closing a library ............................................................................................................................ 567 Searching for libraries and blocks ................................................................................................. 567 Library windows ........................................................................................................................... 569
Creating and maintaining libraries.........................................................................................569 Creating a new library ................................................................................................................... 570 Saving and compiling libraries...................................................................................................... 570 Substituting one library for another .............................................................................................. 571 Arranging blocks in libraries......................................................................................................... 571 Protecting the code of library blocks............................................................................................. 571 Converting libraries to RunTime format ....................................................................................... 572
Working with blocks ..............................................................................................................572 Customizing block icons ............................................................................................................... 572 Icon views ..................................................................................................................................... 573 Connectors..................................................................................................................................... 573 Connecting to different connector types ....................................................................................... 576 Dialogs .......................................................................................................................................... 577 Animating blocks .......................................................................................................................... 578
Hierarchical blocks ................................................................................................................578 Managing blocks....................................................................................................................578 Copying blocks.............................................................................................................................. 578
Changing a block’s name .............................................................................................................. 578 Removing blocks........................................................................................................................... 578 Corrupted blocks ........................................................................................................................... 579
Creating a Custom User Interface ............................................................................ 581 Cloning...................................................................................................................................582 How to clone a dialog item ........................................................................................................... 582
Using cloned items ........................................................................................................................ 583
Unlinked clones............................................................................................................................. 584 Centralizing data in a database ..............................................................................................584 Hierarchy................................................................................................................................584 Creating a dashboard interface...............................................................................................584
Buttons .......................................................................................................................................... 585 Popup menus ................................................................................................................................. 586 On/Off Switch ............................................................................................................................... 586 Additional blocks to control model execution .............................................................................. 586
Notebooks ..............................................................................................................................586 Controls..................................................................................................................................587 Slider ............................................................................................................................................. 587


































































































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