Uniform load problem

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hshoar
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Uniform load problem

Post by hshoar » Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:51 pm

Dear OpenSees experts!
When I want to add a uniform load this error appears:
expected integer but got "-type"
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# define GRAVITY -------------------------------------------------------------
pattern Plain 1 Linear {
eleLoad -ele 3 -type -beamUniform -500
}
expected integer but got "-type"
If I write everything in a file and use "source" command to run the analysis, no error appear:-??
I even check one of opensees examples with 2.4.0 and 2.4.3 versions!

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Re: Uniform load problem

Post by fmk » Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:33 am

if you do a print you will see the load is added.

it basically has to do with the code to parse a list of integers. basically we keep parsing until the end of line or the interpreter returns an error saying next arg is not an integer. when running on a script we are able to intercept the error message and stop the user from seeing it as there is nothing wrong with the script. when you type it directly we cannot stop the message going to the screen.

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