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Re: How do I create a tunnel/slope?
Vaclav, thank you for the quick response. When I am in python's terminal, I managed to get into the directory by using os.chdir('home/booncw/yade-0.20-2/scripts/'). But when I type "python simple-scene.py". It gives me an error, saying that '-' is an incorrect symbol. And, when I am in the /yade0.20-2 directory, i tried typing "$cd examples/scripts", it said $ is an incorrect symbol. Please help me.
> Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 21:55:11 +0100
> From: eudoxos@xxxxxxxx
> To: yade-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Yade-users] How do I create a tunnel/slope?
> > Thank you everyone for the replies! I will look into each
> > suggestion. Sorry, I'm still new to YADE, and have not yet tried python.
> > Varclav: Thanks for the Module Pack. But I don't know how to use it.
> > Do I need to copy the codes and create a file for it? Which directory
> > to store it? Presumably, all i need to type in the python Terminal
> > when I run the simulation is the command line to call the function?
> You can type it in the python console, but that is really for playing
> around (although often useful); the real thing is to let yade interpret
> the whole script, like this:
> $ cd examples/scripts
> $ yade-trunk gts-horse.py
> Looking at gts-horse.py should get you started a bit, you can write your
> own simulation in a similar way. It is not important where you store
> that simulation script. (Yade modules themselves (pack, utils, plot,
> log, ...) are installed in such way that you can import them without
> worrying about where they are actually installed.)
> > Another question: can someone give me an example of how to use python
> > for YADE, when the simulation is running?
> Depends on what exactly you need. You can use the console, you can also
> telnet to yade, there is python command entry in the Simulation
> Controller gui.
> HTH, Vaclav
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