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File path of model outputs

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Anna
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File path of model outputs

Post by Anna » 07 Oct 2021, 07:51

Hi!

I am not sure if this is really a feature request or if I am just missing something. Is there a way to change the file path of where apollo writes the saved output to file? I was checking the apollo_saveOutput() function but couldn't see any specifiers.

Thanks,
Anna

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Re: File path of model outputs

Post by stephanehess » 07 Oct 2021, 17:12

Anna

this is a feature starting with Apollo v.0.2.6, but is not fully documented yet. You need to include the setting outputDirectory in apollo_control.

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Re: File path of model outputs

Post by alvarogutyerrez » 13 Jul 2022, 08:50

Hi Stephane and David,

related to the OP question. Is there any way to prevent Apollo from creating those files that are stored in the "outputDirectory"?

I have a script where I am running several "intermediate" models, and those files that Apollo creates are just cluttering my working directory, but I haven't figured out how to suppress them.

Thank you!
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Re: File path of model outputs

Post by stephanehess » 15 Jul 2022, 13:25

You mean the output files? Just don't run apollo_saveOutput()
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Re: File path of model outputs

Post by alvarogutyerrez » 15 Jul 2022, 17:08

Hi Stephane,

Thank you for your answer. Yes, I meant the output files. Apollo is creating a CSV file with the iterations of the model (even without running apollo::apollo_saveOutput()). I just tested it using the first example provided on the website.

As I mentioned, after running this file (of course commenting the line apollo::apollo_saveOutput()), Apollo it still creates a file called MNL_RP_iterations.csv.

btw: I am using version 0.2.7 if this is of any relevance.

Thank you again (:
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Re: File path of model outputs

Post by stephanehess » 15 Jul 2022, 17:15

You can turn this off, as described in the manual, or by looking at ?apollo_estimate :-)
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