This property set/get the value of the property. The value must be specified as string.


% 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';

DSSLoads = DSSCircuit.Loads;

DSSElement = DSSCircuit.ActiveDSSElement;

% Sets The first load of the list as the active element


% Gets the kW value

mykW = str2num(DSSElement.Properties('kW').Val);

%  and increases it 10%

DSSElement.Properties('kW').Val = num2str(mykW * 1.1);