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Welcome to the AIMMS Online Community!Our community is getting bigger every day, and it would be great to get to know each other a little better. Here you can introduce yourself briefly and say hi. 👋 For inspiration, you can use these questions... What’s your name? Where are you from? 🌍 What are you currently working on? 📊 What makes you excited about AIMMS? 🤓 Which special skill that you have will help you survive a zombie apocalypse? 🤔
Did you know we have user groups? These can help you find information in line with your interests easily. Check out our Groups page to see what’s there. To join a group and subscribe to group activity, click the “Join group” button at the top of a group page.Note: If you aren’t logged in, you’ll be prompted. Create a new account or log in, and click the “Join” button again.You’ll be added to the group members and get notified of new topics in the group.
How to create a job postF.A.Q.
Members are welcome to post ads for jobs related to AIMMS, OR, and similar skills on our Jobs board.(You can also advertise your skills if you are looking for a job!) Create a post from the button in the top right corner of any Community page. If you aren’t logged in, you’ll be prompted to do so. Create a new account or log in. Select “conversation” as the post type. Add a title that describes what you’re hiring for, and use the body to add your job description (or link to it). Don’t forget to specify how you candidates to apply. Select “Jobs board” as the subforum, and add any relevant subject or skills tags. Click “Create” - that’s all!
Welcome - time to create your first post! You can create a post from the button in the top right corner of any Community page.If you aren’t logged in, you’ll be prompted. Create a new account or log in.Select what type of post you want to create.Create a descriptive title and the body of your post. Details are good!Select the subforum that best fits your topic, and add any relevant subject tags.Click “Create” - that’s it!
If you have a question about any of our products, you’ve come to the right place. Over time, we noticed some popular questions asked by our Community, so we compiled them here. We’re also sharing some helpful resources below. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, choose a forum to post your question based on the product: AIMMS Developer AIMMS PRO and Cloud Platform AIMMS Network Design SC Navigator (Data Navigator, AIMMS IBP and S&OP) AIMMS WebUI Popular ResourcesGetting Started Guide WebUI basics WebUI feature mapping Building workflow panels in AIMMS WebUI Excel connection Examples of what you can build in AIMMS Debugging an infeasible model Solvers supported by AIMMS Introduction to AIMMS PROCheck out our Support Center for additional documentation and resources Popular AIMMS Developer Questions How to get a variable range subset of a set?Multiple optimization in AIMMSCalling AIMMS from PythonHow to set Stop Criteria for Math ProgramsHow to Link to Excel FilesReporting the
We’re happy to announce our new and revamped Ideation space. Like the new Product Updates module, this new section allows you to filter ideas per product area. You’ll also find it easier to search for ideas with handy filters for each status (new, discussion ongoing, in development, implemented, and not implemented).As always, we encourage you to share your feature requests and improvement ideas. Be sure to search before posting an idea in case another customer has posted the same request. Then you can chip in and upvote!You can also subscribe to an idea if you’d like to get notified of any replies or updates. We hope you enjoy using this new space!
AIMMS has a large ecosystem of partners that can help you develop and implement optimization applications in a wide range of industries and solution areas. Working together with our partners allows us to deliver consistent and extraordinary results. Our partner ecosystem consists of global and local implementation and consulting partners. How to recognize the consultants of our implementation partners in our CommunityConsultants and staff working for our Implementation Partners can now be identified in Community via the AIMMS Implementation Partner badge and title. These identifiers are visible on the Partner’s individual profile page and beside their name in any responses or topics they share in the Community. Here’s an example:Wanna know more about what our implementation partners do?Check out this series of interviews with some of our partners for project management and optimization best practices. Feel free to connect with their consultants directly in the Community as well. If you
We’re excited to introduce our brand new module for product updates: https://community.aimms.com/product-updatesYou’ll find all the topics that previously lived in the (now retired) Product Updates & Roadmap forum on that new location. Be sure to hit the subscribe button to hear about new topics first!Besides benefiting from a great, new look and feel, you’ll notice that you can now filter per product area more easily. You can still comment or leave feedback for product owners on any of our updates. We look forward to hearing what you think about the new module!
We invite you to share and vote on ideas to improve and expand functionality of AIMMS products. This helps us to know what users want and need.Before you post your idea…It’s a good idea to search existing ideas in case a similar one is already there. If so, you can vote and add your comments there.When you post a new idea, don’t forget to be your own first vote!How to formulate your ideaPlease provide as much detail as possible to help us understand your need. It may help to put it in the form of user stories:“As a ___ (role) I need ___ (functionality) , so I can ___ (goal) .”Role may mean you (the developer) or an end user in their specific role, depending on the need.Idea statusesWe reserve the right to comment on these feature requests, ask questions about them, and maybe even add them to our backlog - but please understand that we can make no promises about if and when they may be implemented. The overview below explains what each status means. New: all ideas posted to the communit
Here's your guide map to our support resources and product documentation. [url=https://how-to.aimms.com/]How-To[/url] Practical use scenarios and best practices for AIMMS Developer, PRO, and WebUI [url=https://scnavigator-manual.aimms.com/]SC Navigator Docs[/url] All-round reference for SC Navigator apps Developer Docs: [url=https://documentation.aimms.com/aimms_user.html]User Guide (Developer)[/url] [url=https://documentation.aimms.com/aimms_modeling.html]Modeling Guide[/url] [url=https://documentation.aimms.com/aimms_ref.html]Language Reference[/url] [url=https://documentation.aimms.com/aimms_func.html]Function Reference[/url] [url=https://aimms.com/english/developers/resources/examples/]Examples Repository[/url] [url=http://manual.aimms.com/rlink/]R-Link Manual[/url] [url=https://documentation.aimms.com/library-repository.html]Library Repository[/url] [url=https://documentation.aimms.com/webui/index.html]WebUI Docs[/url] Guide to WebUI features [url=https://documentation.aimms
If you see an inappropriate post that is against our [url=https://community.aimms.com/finding-your-way-around-25/community-guidelines-10]Community Guidelines[/url], please flag it to notify moderators. [list] [*]Click the overflow icon (…) and select [i]Flag[/i]. [*]In the form that appears, you can include a brief message if necessary. [*]Click [i]Report[/i] to submit. [/list] We'll look into it as soon as possible.
[h3]Thread and subforum subscriptions[/h3] When you subscribe to a topic or subforum, you will receive notifications whenever there is new activity. You can unsubscribe by visiting the post or forum again and clicking Unsubscribe. [h3] [/h3][h3]When you are mentioned in a post[/h3] Other users can tag you in a post to get your attention. If you don’t want to receive notifications when you are tagged, go to your profile settings. [h3] [/h3][h3]When you participate in a thread[/h3] When you participate in a thread you will receive a notification for the next reply in that topic, but you will not receive notifications of any further replies unless you visit that page again. Every time you visit the page, while logged in, the system resets your participation and you will receive a notification of only the next reply. This prevents you from getting “spammed” about topics you didn’t subscribe to. This setting cannot be changed. If you want to receive notifications for all replies to that
Change your passwordF.A.Q.
To change your password while logged in: [list] [*]Click on your avatar image in the top right and click [i]Settings.[/i] [*]Go to the [i]Password[/i] tab and follow the instructions on the form. [*]Click [i]Save changes[/i]. [/list] If you don’t know your password, you can click [i]Forgot password?[/i] on the login page and use the form to receive an email with instructions to reset your password.
You can add an image to your profile, known as an avatar. It will appear on your profile page and next to your user name when you post or reply. [list] [*]When logged in, click on your avatar image in the top right and click [i]Settings.[/i] [*]Go to the [i]Profile picture[/i] field and click [i]Edit.[/i] [*]Locate the desired image on your computer and click [i]Open.[/i] [*]You can zoom and reposition the part of the image you want to appear in the frame. Then click [i]Apply[/i]. [*]Scroll to the bottom of Settings and click [i]Save changes[/i]. [/list]
You can some add information about yourself as a signature to appear the bottom of all your posts or replies. [list] [*]Click on your avatar image in the top right and click [i]Settings.[/i] [*]Go to the [i]Forum signature[/i] field at the bottom and enter your desired signature. [*]Scroll to the bottom of Settings and click [i]Save changes[/i]. [/list]
When logged in to AIMMS Community, click your avatar at the top right of the page, next to [i]Create Topic[/i]. Click [i]My profile[/i] to view information that is visible to the Community. To edit your information, click [i]Edit profile[/i]. [list] [*]In the [i]My profile[/i] tab you can edit your avatar, personal information, and signature. [*]Click [i]Settings[/i] to edit display and notification information. [*]The [i]Password[/i] tab allows you to update your password. [/list] Be sure to click [i]Save changes[/i] when you are finished.
When context is needed, you may want too quote a post from another user in your reply. Click the [i]Quote[/i] button at the bottom of the post or reply you want to reference. The quoted post will be auto-filled in a reply field. Add your message and click [i]Reply[/i] to post it.
[h3]Tag other community members[/h3] You can tag another user to notify them of a post. To tag a user, type the @ symbol, and begin typing their username. As you type, a list of matches appears where you can select the user you want to tag. When you submit your post, they will receive a notification of the tag and a link to the post. [h3]Follow community members[/h3] When you notice a member whose posts are often helpful or interesting, you can follow them to receive notifications of their activity. Click their user name to go to their User profile and click Follow member. [h3]Sending private messages[/h3] You may contact another member with a private message if they have enabled this feature. Click their user name to go to their User profile and click Send message.
As a community member you can subscribe to topics that interest you to get updates when new posts are added. [h3]Subscribing to threads[/h3] To subscribe to a thread, click on the star at the bottom of the original post. The community will send you an email whenever a new reply is added. To unsubscribe from a post, click the blue Subscribe button at the bottom of the post. It will become grayed out to indicate you are no longer subscribed. [h3]Subscribing to subforums[/h3] If there’s an area where many posts interest you, you can subscribe to an entire subforum. Click the Subscribe button on the top right of the page, below the heading. The community will send you an email whenever a new post is added to this area of the community. To unsubscribe from a subforum, click Unsubscribe in the top right.
Edit or delete your postF.A.Q.
After making a post, you may find an error that needs to be corrected, or want to add more information. Under your post, where the Like, Quote, and Subscribe buttons are, you will see an overflow menu (…) on the right. [list] [*]Hover on the overflow icon (...) to view a drop-down menu. [*]Click Edit. An editing box appears where you can edit your text. [*]Click Save when you are finished. [/list] If you would like to delete your post for some reason, please reach out to a moderator for help. As a general rule, we prefer not to delete posts unless there is a clear reason.
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