This property sets/gets the index of the active load. 1..Count. The index matches with the load location within the load list in the model.


% 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;

% activates the first load on the list

i = DSSLoads.First;

% activates the third load in the list

DSSLoads.idx = 3;

% gets the name of the active load

myLoadName = DSSLoads.Name;