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Scenario Types

In the Scenario definitions for an element each scenario is of a specific type, which you define in the 'Type' field on the 'Scenario' page of the 'Properties' dialog. You can select the appropriate value from a drop-down list, which initially contains the system values:

  • Exception
  • Alternate and
  • Basic Path

You can add to or replace any of these system types with your own customized values.



Configure > Reference Data > Model Types > General Types > Scenario

Customize Scenario Types



See also

Scenario Type

Type the name of the scenario type.


Type a short description of the scenario type.


Type a value for the weighting to apply to the scenario type.


Type any additional information to describe the scenario type.


Clears the dialog fields so that you can define a new Scenario type.


Saves the scenario type and adds it to the Defined Scenario Types list.


Deletes a selected scenario type from the Defined Scenario Types list.

Defined Scenario Types

Lists the currently available scenario types to offer in the drop-down list of a 'Scenario Type' field.


  • You can transport customized scenario types between models, using the 'Configure > Model > Transfer > Export Reference Data' and 'Import Reference Data' ribbon options

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