You set all attributes of the library in the library editor.
To open the library
- Double-click the library in the Projects
view. You will see the library editor opened:
The library editor
The library editor consists of three sections:
Definition - this section enables you defining some general
properties of the library.
- this section contains controls for customizing the library
appearance in the Palette
- this section provides tools for exporting your library.
Here you define the general attributes of the library:
- Name - the name of the
- Version - the version
- Provider - the name of
the owner or the developer of the library.
- Text - the description
of the library that can be helpful for other library users.
Libraries loaded into AnyLogic workspace are displayed in the Palette view. Each library has its
own stencil, where library objects are shown as icons. You can
customize the appearance of the library in the Palette. Namely, you can specify the
library icon that appears for the library stencil of the Palette, control the set of agents
visible in the palette, specify specific icons for these classes and
the order they appear in the palette stencil.
To specify library
icon to be shown in the library palette
To configure the set
of agents visible in the palette
- In the Palette section
of the library editor, click the Browse...
button under the Palette
section title and choose the image file you want to make the library
- If you want to remove the association, click the Clear button in the same section.
- Select the corresponding check boxes for the classes you want to
be present in the palette.
- If you want to change the order of classes in the list, select
the class and move it using Move up
and Move down buttons to the
right of the list. The order of the classes in the list defines the
order they will appear in the palette stencil.
- You can customize icons of the classes. For that, first select
the class by clicking on its name and then specify large and/or small
icon for the selected class using the controls below the list.
When finished configuring the library attributes,
export it. Exported
library is a Java archive (.jar) file that can be delivered to other
This section takes you through the library export process acting as
original export wizard. It contains the active link prompting library
exporting () and also describes how the exported
library should be added to the workspace.
Clicking on the Export the library
link you open the Export Library
dialog box prompting you to specify the location of the target .jar
file. Clicking Finish in the
dialog, you get a .jar file containing compiled and packed library
Now you can add this library to AnyLogic workspace as it is
Please note that if you want to open the library in the same
AnyLogic instance where the original model containing the classes of
this library is opened, you should first close this model.