(read only)

Sets first element in the capacitors class to be the active DSS object. Returns 0 if none.


% Create DSS object

DSSObject = actxserver('OpenDSSEngine.DSS')

if ~DSSObject.Start(0),

                    disp('Unable to start openDSS');



DSSText = DSSObject.Text;

DSSCircuit = DSSObject.ActiveCircuit;

% Compile a model        

DSSText.Command = 'Compile C:\myPath\myModel.dss';

DSSCapacitors = DSSCircuit.Capacitors;

myCapSteps = [];

% swipes all the caps to get the number of available steps for each

i = DSSCapacitors.First;

while  i > 0,

                    myCapSteps = [myCapSteps;DSSCapacitors.AvailableSteps];

i = DSSCapacitors.Next;