How do I display the count of objects moving through a process

Variables allow tracking of customized information critical to process improvement projects. Tracking the live count of items in the process, also known as Work-In-Process (WIP), has three steps.

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Steps to Creating WIP Count

  1. Define a Global Variable of type Integer. For more information about defining a Global Variable, use the help topic “Declare a Global Variable.”creating a variable for object count
  2. Increment the variable at the start of the collection area.using the variable for object count
  3. Decrement the variable at the end of the collection area.decrementing the variable for object count

Show the live value of the WIP during the simulation

In addition, to show the value of a variable during the simulation, search for the help topic “Displaying Custom Statistics on the Screen.”

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