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654 Analysis
Scenario analysis
Block Name (Label) Parameter Factor Name Values
Create (Dirty Cars) Mean Car Interarrival Time 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5
Methods for referencing dialog variables as factors
There are 3 ways to add a dialog variable as a factor to the Dialog Factors table:
• Shift-click. Shift-click the target parameter in the target block’s dialog and select where it should go.
• Clonedrop.Dragacloneofthetargetparameterfromthetargetblock’sdialoganddropit onto the Scenario Manager’s icon.
• Manual. Manually enter the dialog variable name into the factors table.
Attendants factor
☞ This section uses Shift-click to associate the parameters with the Scenario Manager. The response section that follows uses clone-drop.
In the Resource Pool dialog:
While holding down the Shift key, click the Initial number dialog variable.
In the popup menu that appears, select Scenario Man- ager: Add Factor
In the dialog
that appears (shown on the left), name the factor Attendants and click OK
Dialog for naming the factor
Notice that the Dialog Factors table now contains all the information about Attendants – the block it came from, the number it is currently set at, and so forth.
Other factors
Repeat the steps used for the Attendants factor, above, to place the remaining three factors in the Scenario Manager’s Dialog Factors table
The Dialog Factors table should now look like this:
Portion of Dialog Factors table
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