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DPL 9 Help Index

DPL 9 Help Index

Below is the index for DPL 9 Online Help Topics. It's an alphabetical list that includes keywords and help topic titles. To get contextual help anytime in DPL, you can use the Help ribbon tab within the application or press F1. This will launch a web browser that contains the topic corresponding to what you are doing or viewing in DPL.

Abs function
Act as Endpoint Servers
Activating DPL
Add Connection dialog
Add Values from DPL Program Dialog
Adding Portfolio Charts
Adding Series to Risk Profile Charts
Adding and Editing Text Blocks
Adding or Modifying Bar/Column Charts
Adding/Editing Text Blocks
Aligning Nodes, Endpoints and Text
All Information Arcs Not Satisfied Error
Always Gamble
And Function
And operator
Arcs
Argument Domain Error
Arithmetic Functions
Arithmetic Operators
Arranging an Influence Diagram
Array Formulas
Array/Series Grid
Arrows
Associating Actions with Branches (DPL Code)
Asymmetric Node
Average function
Avg function
Bar/Column Charts
Base Case Tornado Diagrams
Bayesian Revision (Command Program)
Bayesian Revision
Bending Arcs
Beta Distribution
Binomial Distribution
Blocking Branches
Branch Definition | Control/Block
Branch Definition | Get/Pay
Branch Definition | Risk Tolerance
Branch Definition
Branches in the Sequence Section (DPL Code)
Breaking a Spreadsheet or Database Link
Bubble Chart
Building a Model from a Spreadsheet
CSV Definition of Portfolio
Calculating option value
Category selection
Chance Events that Refer to the Definition Section (DPL Code)
Changing Node Types
Changing Probabilities (Command Program)
Changing Text (DPL Editor)
Changing Values (Command Program)
Chart | Format | Axis
Chart | Format | Color
Chart | Format | Display
Chart | Format | Legend
Chart | Format | Titles
Chart | Series
Checking that Your Model is Complete
Chi Distribution
Chi-Square Distribution
Choose Function
Choosing a Tornado Diagram
Circuit Diagrams
Color Options dialog
Color change in Event Tornado
Colored Arcs Heads
Colored Arrowhead Settings
Cols Function
Column Width Dialog
Columns Function
Combine Expert Opinions Dialog
Command Program, selecting events
Command Program
Comments Dialog
Common Spreadsheet Linking Problems
Compatibility
Compile Time Optimizations
Compiler Directives (DPL Code)
Conditional Compilation (DPL Code)
Conditional Operator
Conditional Probabilities (Command Program)
Conditioning Dialog
Conditioning
Confirm Delete/Close dialog
Constants
Constraint Functions
Context Menus
Controlling Branches
Conversion Options Dialog
Convert Spreadsheet to Program Dialog
Converting Models to DPL Programs
Converting Spreadsheets to DPL Programs
Copying Graphics to Other Applications
Copying Text (DPL Editor)
Copying a Subtree
Copying and Pasting Nodes
Count function
Create Values/Model from Excel Dialog
Creating Database-Linked Nodes
Creating Nodes Linked to a DPL Program
Creating Spreadsheet-Linked Nodes
Creating a Bubble/X-Y/Ratio Chart
Cterm function
Cyclesin the Influence Diagram
DDE Links in DPL Programs (DPL Code)
DLL
DPL Licenses and Technical Support
DPL Portfolio Overview
DPL Programs
Data Definitions are Cyclic Error
Data Extraction Options
Data Report Grid
Data Reports Overview
Database Link Settings
Database Linking Overview
Database Links
Database Login
Database Specification dialog
Database-Linked Portfolios
Ddb function
Decimal Place Setting
Decision Analysis Options
Decision Tree Display Settings
Decision Tree Nodes
Decision Tree Overview
Decision Tree Tab Commands
Decisions that Refer to the Definition Section (DPL Code)
Default ... Case Notation (DPL Code)
Default Response Dialog
Defining Arrays (DPL Code)
Defining Chance Events (DPL Code)
Defining Controlled Events (DPL Code)
Defining Decisions (DPL Code)
Defining Named Constants (DPL Code)
Defining Named Distributions
Defining Nodes
Defining Project Categories
Defining Series (DPL Code)
Defining Strategies
Defining Strings (DPL Code)
Defining Values (DPL Code)
Definition Section Shortcuts (DPL Code)
Deleting Text (DPL Editor)
Deleting a Decision Tree Node
Deleting an Influence Diagram Node
Detaching Decision Tree Nodes
Deterministic Event Tornado
Disabling Excel Screen Updating
Discrete Tree Simulation Options
Display Function (DPL Code)
Displaying Formatted Expressions (DPL Code)
Displaying Formatted Strings (DPL Code)
Displaying Formatted Text Using the Display Function
Displaying Formulas (Command Program)
Displaying Probabilities (Command Program)
Displaying Unformatted Expressions (DPL Code)
Displaying Unformatted Strings (DPL Code)
Displaying Values (Command Program)
Displaying a Series (Command Program)
Displaying a Value That Depends On Events (Command Program)
Displaying an Array (Command Program)
Distribution Percentiles
Distribution Statistics
Don't Gamble
Dummy Nodes
Echoing Commands to the Log (Command Program)
Edit Names in Strategy Tables
Editing DPL Programs
Editing Node Data
Editing Node Data
Editing Values from the Decision Tree
Embedding DPL Workspaces
Ending a Path (DPL Code)
Endpoint Database Grid
Entering Functions
Entering Text (DPL Editor)
Entering Variables
Erlang Distribution
Error Spreadsheet Functions
Errors, no constant values
Evaluating and Displaying an Expression (Command Program)
Evaluation Methods
Event Tornado Diagram
Event Tornadoes Overview
Events and Values with the Same Name (Command Program)
Events and Values with the Same Name (DPL Code)
Execute Function (DPL Code)
Executing Command Statements (Command Program)
Exp function
Expand Policy Tree Dialog
Expected Event Variable Constant or Sequence Specification Error
Expected Semicolon Error
Expected Then or And Error
Expected Value of Perfect Information/Control
Expected Values of Attributes
Expected/Potential Values Chart
Explicitly Extracting Data via the Ribbon
Exponential Distribution
Exporting Portfolio Analysis Results
Exporting an Endpoint Database
Expressions
False Function
Fat Policy
File is in Use by Another Application Error
File | Options | General
File | Options | Outputs
File | Options | Workspace
Filtering the Endpoint Grid
Financial Spreadsheet Functions
Find and Replace Dialog
Find dialog
Finding Text (DPL Editor)
Format Policy Tree dialog
Formatting Chart Colors
Formatting Charts
Formatting Text
From Formulas
Functions
Functions
Fv function
Gamma Distribution
Geometric Distribution
Get String Dialog
Get/Pay Expressions
Getting Started with DPL 9
Getting or Paying the Value of an Expression (DPL Code)
Global Drivers Dialog
Global Lock Failed Error
Graphic Policy Trees
Grid Based Outputs
Halt Function
Help Conventions
Hlookup Function
Hyperexponential Distribution
Identifiers
If Function
Importing Endpoints Dialog
Importing an Endpoint Database
Importing and Exporting Elements of DPL Workspaces
Importing from DPL Models
Include Directive (DPL Code)
Incompatible Library Version Error
Index Function
Influence Arcs
Influence Arcs
Influence Diagram Display Settings
Influence Diagram Nodes
Influence Diagram Overview
Influence Diagram Tab Commands
Influence Type Dialog
Influence diagram, nodes
Influencing Event not in a Known State Error
Initial Decision Alternatives Productivity Ratio Chart
Initial Decision Alternatives Tornado Diagram
Initialization Links
Initializing Nodes with Spreadsheet Data
Initiate Function (DPL Code)
Inserting Named Variables via the Select Group (Command Program)
Inserting Text (DPL Editor)
Insufficient Disk Space Error
Insufficient System Resources Error
Insufficient Virtual Memory Error
Int function
Integer Keyword (DPL Code)
Internal Error
Invalid Expression Error
Invalid File Format Error
Invalid Initializer Error
Invalid State Name Error
Irr function
Keyboard Shortcuts
Kurtosis of Distribution
Language Summary (DPL Code)
Laplace Distribution
Large Function
Layout Settings Dialog
Link Model Events dialog
Linking Existing Nodes to a Database
Linking Existing Nodes to a Spreadsheet
Ln function
Loading Portfolio Definition
Local Variables
Log function
Logical Operators
Logical Spreadsheet Functions
Logistic Distribution
Lognormal Distribution
Make Nodes Same Size
Manage Links Dialog
Marker legend dialog
Match Function
Mathematical Spreadsheet Functions
Max function
Maximizing or Minimizing a Decision
Maximum Line Length Exceeded Error
Maxwell Distribution
Mean of Distribution
Median Function
Median of Distribution
Merging Endpoint Databases
Min function
Minimal Cut Sets dialog
Minimal Cut Sets
Mixed Node Outcomes
Mod function
Model Get/Pay
Model Links
Model Settings | Decision Tree
Model Settings | Links
Modeling Mode Setting
Modify Data Dialog (Risk Profile Charts)
Modify Default Alternative/Outcome Grouping
Modifying Arc Type
Monte Carlo Simulation Samples
Moving Nodes
Moving Outputs in the Workspace Manager
Moving Text (DPL Editor)
Moving the Insertion Point (DPL Editor)
Multiple Attributes and Objective Functions
Multiple Attributes, Objective Functions, and Constraints (DPL Code)
Multiple Experts Dialog
Multiple Experts
Multiple Response Dialog
Must Have at Least Two State Names Warning
NA Function
Named Distributions
Negative Binomial Distribution
New Chance Node Default Settings
New Decision node Default Settings
No Get or Pay Expressions Encountered Warning
No constant values error
Node Data Too Large -- Not Written Error
Node Definition Overview
Node Definition | Data for Strategy Node
Node Definition | Data
Node Definition | General
Node Definition | Links
Node Definition | Tree Instance
Node Marker dialog
Node Name Change Prompt Setting
Node Names
Node States
Node data, reorder Conditioning Events
Node types
Nodes Overview
Normal Distribution
Not operator
Nper function
Npv function
Number of Policy Levels Saved
ODBC Data Source
OLE2 Library Initialization Failed Error
Objective & Utility dialog
Objective & Utility | Risk Tolerance
One-Way Rainbow Diagrams
One-way Sensitivity
Operator Precedence
Operators
Option Value Chart Setup
Option Value Charts
Options Directive
Or Function
Or operator
Output Charts
Output Scaling Setting
Output Settings
Page Setup
Parallel Endpoint Recording Setup
Parallel Endpoint Recording
Partial Derivatives
Partial Derivatives
Pascal Distribution
Path Probabilities
Percent Display Setting
Perform Label Referenced Before Definition Error
Perform Reference
Performance Tips
Performing a Subtree (DPL Code)
Performing a Subtree
Pi function
Play Endpoints
Pmt function
Poisson Distribution
Poke Function (DPL Code)
Policy Changes in Rainbow Diagrams
Policy Data Does Not Include this Event Warning
Policy Summary Chart
Policy Summary Comparisons
Policy Summary Filter by Decision Alternative/Chance Outcome
Policy Summary Filter by Objective Function
Policy Trees
Policy-dependent Probabilities
Portfolio Analysis Options
Portfolio Analysis Overview
Portfolio Attributes Dialog
Portfolio Element Dialog
Portfolio Filters
Portfolio Group Dialog
Portfolio Project Categories
Portfolio Properties Dialog
Preparing Model for Time Series Percentiles
Printing
Prob Function
Probabilistic Base Case Tornado Diagram
Probabilistic Event Tornado
Probabilities Do Not Total 1.0 Error
Probabilities for Joint Events (Command Program)
Probabilities for a Chance Event with Multiple Dependencies (Command Program)
Probabilities for a Chance-Dependent Chance Event (Command Program)
Probabilities for a Decision-Dependent Chance Event (Command Program)
Probabilities for a Single Chance Outcome (Command Program)
Probability Wheel
Productivity Ratio Charts
Program Links
Program Window
Program-Linked Portfolios
Project Category Specification
Project Filter Dialog
Project Value Range Chart
Project categories
Projects Selection via Categories
Properties Dialog
Pv function
Rainbow Diagram
Range Names Dialog
Range of Distribution
Rate function
Rayleigh Distribution
Reconnecting an Endpoint Database
Record Endpoints using Servers
Recording an Endpoint Database
Redraw Command
Reduce Distribution
Reducing Runtime
Referenced but Not Defined Error
References to this Node in the Decision Tree Will Be Removed Warning
Relational Operators
Removing Links
Reorder Conditioning Events
Reorder Conditioning Events
Reordering a Decision Tree
Reordering the Data Input Tree
Repeated Evaluation with the For Command
Replaying Endpoints
Request Function (DPL Code)
Request_multiple Function (DPL Code)
Required Override Not Found Error
Reserved Words
Restore Window Position
Results Grid
Review Index Information dialog
Risk Profile Charts
Risk Profile Data Sets
Risk Profile Run Settings
Risk Profile and Time Series Percentiles Coordinates
Risk Tolerance and Utility Functions
Risk profile, scenario
Risk/Reward Charts
Round function
Row Function
Rows Function
Run Settings Dialog
Run Status dialog
Running a Decision Analysis
Running a Monte Carlo simulation
Sample Options (Discrete Tree Simulation)
Saving Contents of the Session Log
Saving DPL Outputs
Saving DPL Workspaces
Saving Portfolio Definition
Saving in DPL
Scenario Risk Profile
Scenario risk profile
Scrolling Through a File (DPL Editor)
Select Conditioning Event State (Command Program)
Select Cut Set dialog
Select Data dialog
Select Database Link Dialog
Select Database Linked Values Dialog
Select Event Dialog
Select Event/Value (Command Program)
Select Groups dialog
Select Module Input dialog
Select Modules dialog
Select Node dialog
Select Period dialog
Select Value Dialog
Select Value Type and Time Series Period dialog
Select Value dialog
Select from List
Selecting Nodes and Branches in the Decision Tree
Selecting Text (DPL Editor)
Selecting Variables
Selecting a Node in the Influence Diagram
Selecting values in a Command Program
Selection Spreadsheet Functions
Separate Probability and Value Data Input Trees
Sequence Section (DPL Code)
Series Requires Evaluation from Right to Left Warning
Session Log Settings
Session Log
Set (Command Program)
Setting the State of an Event (Command Program)
Setting the State of an Event (DPL Code)
Show Nodes Dialog
Simplified Metafile
Skewness of Distribution
Sln function
Small Function
Snap Nodes to Grid
Sorting Data in a Gird
Sorting the Endpoint Database
Special Functions
Specify IDs for Extraction
Specifying Always / Don't Gamble
Specifying Get/Pay Expressions
Specifying Review Periods
Specifying Review Tags
Specifying the Use of a Utility Function (DPL Code)
Spreadsheet Conversion Overview
Spreadsheet Functions
Spreadsheet Link Settings
Spreadsheet Linking Overview
Spreadsheet Links
Spreadsheet Time Out Parameter
Spreadsheet-Linked Portfolios
Sqrt function
Standard Deviation of Distribution
State Function
Statename Function
Statenames Shortcut (DPL Code)
Statistical Spreadsheet Functions
Std function
Stdev function
Straightening Arcs
Strategy Tables
Sum function
Sumproduct function
Syd function
Symmetric Node
System Requirements
Term function
Terminate Function (DPL Code)
Text Policy Trees
The Definition Section (DPL Code)
The Dont Prefix (DPL Code)
The Model Window
There are No Constant Values for Sensitivity Analysis Warning
Time Series Percentiles Charts
Time Series Percentiles Setup Dialog
Tornado Diagram Setup
Training
Transpose function
Triangular Distribution
True Function
Trunc function
Two-Way Rainbow Diagram
Two-Way Sensitivity
Un-hide Nodes
Unable to load "DPLND.DLL" Error
Underspecifying Values (DPL Code)
Undo Level Settings
Undoing Changes
Uniform Distribution
Unsupported @function Error
User Function Library Not Found Error
User Library Functions
Using Converted Spreadsheets in DPL Programs
Using an Endpoint Database
Using the Display Command Procedure (DPL Code)
VOIC
Value Already Exists Error
Value Correlation Charts
Value Not Found Error
Value Tornado Diagram
Value Tornado Overview
Values
Var function
Variance of Distribution
View | Font
Viewing a Decision Tree
Vlookup Function
Waterfall Chart
Waterfall Comparison dialog
Weibull Distribution
What's New in DPL 9
Working with Command Statements
Workspace Manager
Writing DPL Programs
X-Y Charts
Xland Function
Xlint function
Xllarge Function
Xlmatch Function
Xlmedian Function
Xlmod function
Xlor Function
Xlsmall Function
Xltranspose function
Zero Equivalent Setting
Zoom Dialog
Zooming/Collapsing Policy Trees
Zooming