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PEN Quick Start - Checksumming Files
Checksumming Files For files that exist both locally and in the Project Warehouse (black files), the checksum is what the PEN tool uses to determine whether or not the file in your local directory …
PEN Quick Start - Preferences
Editing the PEN Tool Preferences This tutorial will be written after the next release, which includes significant changes to the Preferences dialog box.
PEN Quick Start - Connecting a Local Directory to a Project
Connecting a Local-only Directory to a Project
PEN Quick Start - Exiting PEN
Exiting PEN You have several options for exiting the PEN tool. The state of the tool (i.e., user logged in, project open, etc.) upon relaunch will depend on the state of the tool at the time of exit. …
PEN Quick Start - Logging Out of PEN
Logging Out of PEN You can log out of PEN without closing the PEN tool. This allows you to change users without stopping and restarting the application. If you exit the PEN tool without logging out, …
PEN Quick Start - Closing a Project
Disconnecting from a Project You can disconnect from a project without logging out of or closing the PEN tool. If you close the PEN tool without disconnecting from your project, PEN will …
PEN Quick Start - Opening Objects and Files Locally
Opening Objects and Files Locally PEN allows you to open files and objects that exist locally. If you open an object, directory, or sub-directory, it will open in a file browser window. If you open a …
PEN Quick Start - Viewing Objects/Files in the Project Warehouse
Viewing Objects and Files in the Project Warehouse When you select an object or file in the left panel, a “View in Warehouse” link will be shown in the right panel. This link will open a …
PEN Quick Start - Ignore
Ignore Functionality The PEN tool lets you ignore files and objects. Ignored files/objects they
PEN Quick Start - Copying and Pasting Files and Objects
Copying and Pasting Objects and Files In PEN you can copy and paste both files and objects. Copying and pasting files
PEN Quick Start - Making Asynchronous Changes
Making Asynchronous Changes Asynchronous changes are changes made to the local PEN directory outside of the PEN tool. You can edit your local PEN directory outside of the PEN tool through your file …
PEN Quick Start - Expand All / Collapse All
Expand All / Collapse All Objects (i.e., experiments, trials, simulations, hybrid simulations, etc.) in the Project Warehouse may have numerous nested sub-directories, folders, and files. The PEN …
PEN Quick Start - Adding Default Directories
Adding Default Directories When an object (i.e., experiment, trial, repetition, simulation, run, hybrid simulation, coordinator substructure, etc.) gets created, there are certain default folders …
PEN Quick Start - Refreshing the Project View
Refreshing the Project View
PEN Quick Start - Deleting Objects
Deleting Objects from the Project Warehouse In order to delete an object from the Project Warehouse via PEN, you must first delete all of the files in that object. To delete an object, select it in …
PEN Quick Start - Editing Materials
Editing Materials Materials are a special type of object. Unlike other objects where you can only edit the basic information, you can specify all of the material information. To edit the material …
PEN Quick Start - Editing Object Information
Editing Object Information
PEN Quick Start - Duplicating Objects
Duplicating Objects in PEN PEN allows you to duplicate objects so if you have created an Experiment, Trial, Repetition, etc. and you need several more of these objects, instead of creating new …
PEN Quick Start - Uploading Objects in PEN
Uploading Objects Newly created objects are created locally and must be uploaded before they can be viewed in the Project Warehouse. Objects may contain multiple sub-directories and files. When you …
PEN Quick Start - Creating New Objects
Creating New Objects