How to change parameters in EnergyPlus using MATLAB?

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Hi everyone,
Is it possible to change energyplus surface parameters for 80 surfaces using MATLAB automatically (all at once rather than going through them one by one manually)?

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Jiri Dostal
Jiri Dostal on 6 Oct 2020
I'd suggest to manipulate the IDF file from Matlab. Open the file, search for the exact line, and change the value by adding the appropriate text. You can get inspired by the "readIDF" function from the EnergyPlus Co-simulation Toolbox (

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