PEN Quick Start - Editing File Information
Editing File Information
The PEN tool does not contain all of the file/object information fields that can be edited in the Project Editor. However, there are some basic file information fields...
PEN Quick Start - Downloading Files
Files that appear in grey in the project directory structure are files that exist in the NEES Project Warehouse, but do not exist in the local directory. These files can be...
PEN Quick Start - Uploading Files
Files that are shown in blue in the PEN tool are files that exist locally and have not yet been uploaded into the Project Warehouse.
You have several options for...
PEN Quick Start - Importing Files
You have three options for importing files in the PEN tool:
Option 1: When you select a directory in the left panel into which you can import files, a “File Import”...
PEN Quick Start - Navigating the Project Directory
Navigating the Project Directory
When you connect to a project, the project directory structure will be shown in the left panel of the PEN tool. This directory structure corresponds to the...
PEN Quick Start - Re-opening a Project
Re-opening a Project
When you open a project, you connect that project to a local directory. From that point on, an association exists between that project and that specific local directory....
PEN Quick Start - Opening a Local-Only Directory
Opening a Local-Only Directory
Once a local directory is connected to a project, PEN will reconnect to that project each time that local directory is opened in the PEN tool. However, if a local...
PEN Quick Start - Connecting a Local Directory to a Project
Connecting a Local Directory to a Project
If you are working with a local-only directory, you may at some point want to connect that directory to your project.
Open the local directory as...
PEN Quick Start - Opening Objects and Files Locally
Opening Objects and Files Locally
PEN allows you to open files and objects that exist locally (blue files/objects and black files/objects). If you open an object, directory, or sub-directory,...
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...
PEN Quick Start - Ignore
The PEN tool lets you ignore files and objects. When files/objects are ignored, they are not affected by any other action taken in PEN (i.e., upload, download, delete, copy...
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 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...
PEN Quick Start - Refreshing the Project View
Refreshing the Project View
There may come a time when you want to refresh your project view in PEN. For example, perhaps you copied/moved/deleted a file using the file browser (e.g., Windows...
PEN Quick Start - Object Types
An object is essentially any item in the project directory structure that is not a file or directory. There are certain actions in PEN that can be performed on objects that cannot...
PEN Quick Start - Color Coding
Object/File Color Coding in the PEN Tool
The PEN tool color codes objects/files to make it easier to determine an object or file’s status at a glance. These color codes are grey, black,...
NEEShub Boot Camp Wiki
The NEEShub Boot Camp is a series of webinars hosted by NEEScomm aimed at familiarizing student researchers with the expectations for projects on NEEShub.
NEES Project Directory Structure
This wiki is to document the directory structure for NEES projects. NEEShub tools such as PEN, Project Warehouse and Project Editor use this directory structure when uploading and downloading...
Connecting to Project with many trials takes very long
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I have a Project with about 50 trials over 2 Experiments and in each trial there are repetitions with data files. As I continue to add trials with repetitions, and then Refresh the Project in...