Working on a Monster TRACE 700 model?
If you use TRACE 700, eventually, you will be working on a model and you will have some sort of massive but redundant task. Maybe you’re changing 500 inputs one by one. If you’re lucky and have an intern, you think, “Maybe I’ll have the intern do this”.
But then, you think about it, and you realize that you could probably be halfway done by the time you explain it to the intern. And of course you’re worried that they will do it wrong and screw up something else in the meantime and you’re left off at square one.
That’s where automation comes in. TRACE is difficult to automate compared to other software because it doesn’t have a text based file that can be edited. Instead...