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version update

how can I update my simile software to new version ? what to do? one more thing, is it possible that i installed the new version on another computer? when i download the files, an error appears because i download it from many different locations? 

Problem to install v6.8 evaluation

Hi, I try to open the install file but it doesn't start. My system is win10-64bit. Any idea?



Ongoing Drupal Updates Fiasco

When I moved the site to Linode, I cloned the existing Drupal version which was 6.36. Once it was working I updated it to 6.37, which was described as the final release of v6, and which it was necessary to upgrade to before taking the leap to v7 or v8.

Systo - a lightweight approach for browser-based modelling

Systo is a novel approach for supporting dynamic systems modelling in web pages.

User defined functions: user defined macros: Enviromental functions

Over the years I have been building a library of environmental functions (in the form of a text file usable by Simile ( This library is useful, in the main, in plant ecophysiology. To use this file save it without the .txt at the end of the name in you user functions directory ("My Documents\My Simile Files\Functions" on Windows).

Optimizing model output using the R project Simile package

Based on the Optimizing model output example using SimileScripting and the Tcllib optimization package math::optimize this post is about reimplmenting the same problem using the R project Simile model package.


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Attempting to set up login by reference to social networing sites

 I am at present attempting to configure the web site to accept login (and registration) via various social networking sites to save users form having yet another set of login  credentials for this site. 

So currently glyphs prompting login via Google Facebook etc may well appaear but not work until I have the configuration correct.

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Model catalogue (repository ) revamp

A security update of the website software (Drupal) has left our ad-hoc model catalogue code broken. (The code originates from before our use of Drupal to manage the rest of the site.)

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ModelMaker to Simile conversion basic elements

I have been working on converting ModelMaker (  version 4 models (*.mod) to Simile version 5.9.

ModelMaker compartments, variables, defines and parameters now seem to be handled. Events and tables are not yet handled.

New publications page

We are asked from time to time for a list of Simile related publications and so have added a publications page. This isn't comprehensive yet but is released now to get the ball rolling.

All registered users can add items to the list, so if you have a relevant publication or know of one we've missed please add an entry!


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