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Variables......................................................................................................................................... 776 Ranking rules.................................................................................................................................778 Differences between the query blocks...........................................................................................779 DB Job Shop Query model............................................................................................................780 Data access blocks .........................................................................................................................781 Other blocks for modelers..............................................................................................................782 Blocks for developers ....................................................................................................................782
Data source indexing and organization..................................................................................782 Transferring data between a data table and a spreadsheet ............................................................. 782 Transferring data between a spreadsheet and a database...............................................................782
Communicating with external devices...................................................................................783 Technologies for communication...........................................................................................783 Text files ........................................................................................................................................784
ActiveX/COM/OLE (Windows only)............................................................................................786 ADO (Windows only)....................................................................................................................787 DDE (Windows only) ....................................................................................................................788 ODBC/SQL....................................................................................................................................789 FTP ................................................................................................................................................. 789 DLLs and Shared Libraries............................................................................................................789 Mailslots (Windows only)..............................................................................................................790
Miscellaneous........................................................................................................... 791 Navigator ...............................................................................................................................792 Opening the Navigator...................................................................................................................792
Model Navigator mode..................................................................................................................793 Database List mode........................................................................................................................793 Library Window mode...................................................................................................................793
Printing...................................................................................................................................794 Selecting what to print...................................................................................................................794 The Print command........................................................................................................................794 Printing and Print Setup hints........................................................................................................796
Copy/Paste and Duplicate commands....................................................................................796 Copying within ExtendSim............................................................................................................796 Copying from ExtendSim to other applications ............................................................................797 Copying from other applications to ExtendSim ............................................................................798
Tool tips .................................................................................................................................798 Quick Tricks...........................................................................................................................798 Smart blocks ..................................................................................................................................799
Smart connections..........................................................................................................................799
Auto route connection lines...........................................................................................................799 Changing parameters dynamically.........................................................................................799 Methods .........................................................................................................................................799 Sharing model files ................................................................................................................800
Locking the model .........................................................................................................................800
The ExtendSim LT version ............................................................................................................801 Referencing dialog variables .................................................................................................802 Blocks that use the interface..........................................................................................................802
Methods for referencing dialog variables as factors......................................................................802
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Menu Commands and Toolbars................................................................................ 803 ExtendSim menu (Mac OS only)...........................................................................................804 File menu ...............................................................................................................................804


































































































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