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Decision Point

Decision Point

Overview and Key Concepts

A Decision Point is a versatile object you can use to build logic into your conveyor system. Decision Points can also be linked to a Merge Controller to notify it when a released slug has cleared designated points in the system.

Events

For information on events, see the Event Listening page.

The decision point has the following additional events:

On Arrival

On Arrival fires when an item arrives at the decision point.

It has the following parameters:

Event Parameter Type Explanation
Arriving Item Object The item that just arrived
Conveyor Item Conveyor The conveyor the decision point is on

On Continue

On Continue fires right before an item leaves the decision point.

It has the following parameters:

Event Parameter Type Explanation
Continuing Item Object The item that is about to leave
Conveyor Item Conveyor The conveyor the decision point is on

States

The decision point does not implement any states.

Statistics

The decision point tracks the following statistics. These can be viewed by clicking on the object and then viewing the Statistics panel in Properties.

Content

The number of items that have arrived but not yet continued through the decision point. This will always be 0 or 1.

Input

Input The total number of items that have arrived at the decision point.

Output

The total number of items that have continued through the decision point.

Properties

The Decision Point uses the following properties panels: