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AIMMS Community FAQF.A.Q.
Welcome to the AIMMS Community!To get you started, here are a few basics about making or updating an account, following topics, and communicating with others. Using the platformSee our virtual tour video Community Guidelines Subscribe to a topic or category Connect with other community membersYour accountRegister as a new user View or edit your user profile Add a signature to your profile Change your profile avatar Change your password Settings for notification emailsMaking postsEdit or delete your post Quote other community members Report a post as inappropriate
Register as a new userF.A.Q.
Most pages in the Community are public, so you can search for help without logging in. However, you will need to sign up if you want to ask questions, join discussions, or submit product ideas. To sign up: [list] [*]Click the Login button in the top right corner. [*]Click Create an account. [*]Fill out the information and click Register. [/list] That's it! You'll receive a welcome email with further instructions to verify your account.
Get answers to your Frequently Asked QuestionsF.A.Q.
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
This community is open to AIMMS software users, AIMMS employees, and the public. Please adhere to the following guidelines to help keep this community organized, engaging, and friendly for everyone. We may update these guidelines as needed, please refer to the current version if in doubt. [b]Use of the Community[/b] [list] [*]Respect others [*]Avoid double-posting - search for the topic before creating a new post [*]Post in the most relevant forum [*]Be mindful that your post will be visible to all [*]Do NOT post any personal information (phone numbers, addresses, payment information, etc.) about yourself or others [*]AIMMS logo and trade name are strictly reserved for AIMMS employees and moderators - private users may NOT use them as avatar or username [/list] [b]Inappropriate content[/b] AIMMS moderators reserve to right to remove any inappropriate content (including images). This includes: [list] [*]Discrimination of any kind [*]Threatening posts/behavior [*]
AIMMS Google Groups
The AIMMS Google Groups is still available. You can no longer start new topics there, but you can still search for information and answers. If you want to start a new topic or ask a new question, you can do that here on the community. [url=https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/aimms]Click [/url]to go to the Google Group. And click [url=https://community.aimms.com/how-to-12]here [/url]to ask a question related to AIMMS Developer, [url=https://community.aimms.com/how-to-13]here [/url]if you have a question about AIMMS PRO (or the AIMMS Cloud Platform), [url=https://community.aimms.com/how-to-14]here [/url]you go to ask for WebUI and if you want to go to the SC Navigator forum then click [url=https://community.aimms.com/how-to-15]here[/url].
Welcome to the AIMMS Community!
Welcome to the AIMMS Community! We believe that our users have a lot of useful knowledge to share. That's why we have created this space. On these Community pages you can: [list] [*]Read latest product news & updates [*]Find answers to your questions [*]Follow topics of special interest [*]Share your knowledge with other users [*]Connect with people in your field [*]Give feedback to support and development [/list] Please come on in, have a look around, join a discussion, or start your own! Please, get familiar with our [url=https://community.aimms.com/finding-your-way-around-25/community-guidelines-10]guidelines [/url]for this community. Sincerely, Team AIMMS
Find an AIMMS implementation partner
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
How idea submission works
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
View or edit your user profileF.A.Q.
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.
Interact with other community membersF.A.Q.
[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.
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? 🤔
Subscribe or unsubscribe to a topicF.A.Q.
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.
Where to find AIMMS Support Documents
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
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.
See an overview of your activityF.A.Q.
Your profile page provides information about you to share with others, but also a convenient summary of your participation where you can find all your community activity in one place. In the top right section of the community, you’ll see your profile avatar. Click on it, and you’ll see your profile information. [list] [*]Topics - These are all topics (questions, discussions, and articles) you have created. The default view shows threads that were recently active, but you can sort them by Most views or Most replies in the top right corner. [*]Replies - These are replies you posted. [*]Solved - These are your responses that have been marked Best Answer. [*]Subscriptions - These are the topics you’ve subscribed to. Note that by default, you are subscribed to posts where you reply. You can change this in profile settings. [*]Private Messages - Your inbox of messages from other users. [/list]
Our Community Has A New Ideation SectionNews
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!
Report a post as inappropriateF.A.Q.
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.
Settings for notification emailsF.A.Q.
[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
Quote other community members in postsF.A.Q.
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.
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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