Model animation in Anylogic Cloud

You can view the animation of a running model. 

Note: While the model animation reflects the inputs value that you specify, it does not produce the corresponding output values.

How-To video: AnyLogic Cloud

To view model animation

  1. Select the experiment in the sidebar.
  2. Provide the experiment input values in the Inputs section of the experiment dashboard.
  3. Click the  button in the experiment toolbar. Model animation will open in a pop-up window:



    The progress bar above the playback controls shows the progress of the model. It is active if animation is set to stop According to model time settings in Run configuration properties.

Controlling the animation

The model animation window provides you with a set of common playback controls:


Pause animation.

Resume animation.


Stop animation and close the animation window.

Stop animation and close the animation window.


Set the real time mode to the default scale.


Slow down animation by decreasing the scale of model time to real time.


Displays the current scale ratio of model time and real time. You can change the current value using the   and  buttons. Displays  if animation is running in virtual time model.


Speed up animation by increasing the scale of model time to real time.


Switches animation to the virtual or real-time time mode. If virtual time mode is set, the current scale ratio of model time and real time is displayed as . To turn the virtual time mode off, click  again or slow the animation down by clicking .

[initial state, console is empty] Opens the console view, containing the output of the execution of your model. On obtaining new  data, icon changes to notify about the new type of data. This can be:

- model output data
- model errors

Additionally the  icon signals about critical errors. Such errors lead to model crashing, which means that is you see this warning icon, the model has crashed and is no longer running. Click the Error icon to open the console with critical errors.


(displayed in the windowed playback mode)

Switch the playback window to fullscreen mode.

(displayed in the fullscreen playback mode)

Switch the playback window to windowed mode.