How do I use PAUSE Statement?

Pauses the simulation and (optionally) displays a user-specified message. This pause allows you to examine the system in detail by using menu items from the Options and Information menu. The simulation will continue only when the user selects Resume Simulation from the Simulation menu.


PAUSE [< text string >]
PAUSE “Work in Process levels are critically low.”

text string The optional message ProcessModel will display.


The simple example below pauses the simulation after the 100th Claim has been processed at activity Quality Check. The purpose for doing this might be to view the current state of the system at this particular point in time.

INC v_Total
IF v_Total >= 100 THEN

PAUSE “Total = 100”


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