How do I use an Attribute as Time?

In situations where an activity time varies based on the type of entity it is processing, an attribute can be used to define the time value for the activity.

Suggested Technique

1. Define an attribute called a_Loc1_Time.

2. Based on your entity arrival, assign time to each entity coming into the model using the attribute.

3. Use the attribute in the time feild of the location attribute.

Using an Attribute as Time

Defining time values using an attribute via scheduled arrivals / Using attribute for time value in the activity time field

TO DO: Define an attribute, update the attribute value via entity arrival or anywhere within the model (before the activity where time needs to be spent). Use the attribute as time value on the activity, as shown in the above picture.

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