(read only)

This property activates the first load at the active branch, return index or 0 if none (no load at the active branch).


% 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';

DSSTopology = DSSCircuit.Topology;

% Activate first branch on the list (closer to the substation)

i = DSSTopology.Fist;

% gets the index of the first load in the active branch 

if DSSTopology.FirstLoad == 0,

                    disp(['no load at branch ',DSSTopology.BranchName]);