(read only)

This property sets the parent PD element of the active PDE element to be the active circuit element.  Returns 0 if no more elements up-line.


% 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';

% Handler for PDelements interface

DSSPDE = DSSObject.PDElements;

% Activates the first PDE on the list

i = DSSPDE.First;

% gets the name of the active PDE

myName = DSSPDE.Name;

% Activates the parent PDE of the active PDE as the active element

myIdx = DSSPDE.ParentPDElement;

if DSSPDE.ParentPDElement == 0,

                    disp(['No Parent PDE for ', myName]);