Command line options

Command Line Modelio

To run Modelio in command line, you must execute:

  • In Windows:
    The executable file modelio.exe located in Modelio’s installation folder.
  • In Linux:
    The executable file modelio.sh located in Modelio’s installation folder.
  • In MacOSX:
    The executable file modelio.sh located in the Contents/MacOS subdirectory of Modelio’s installation folder.

In this page, we will refer to Modelio’s executable full path (for example: C:\Program Files\Modelio Open Source 3.7\modelio.exe), as ${MODELIO_EXE}.

Options list

Modelio comes with several command line options:

-workspace workspacePath
Indicates the workspace to use.
For example:

  • Open Modelio in using C:\Users\user\myWorkspace directory as workspace.
    ${MODELIO_EXE} -workspace C:\Users\user\myWorkspace

-project projectName
Indicates which project to open. Must not be used at the same time as “-create”.
For example:

  • Open a Modelio project named “MyProject”:
    ${MODELIO_EXE} -project MyProject
  • Open a Modelio project named “AnotherProject” in the C:\Users\user\myWorkspace workspace:
    ${MODELIO_EXE} -workspace C:\Users\user\myWorkspace -project AnotherProject

-create projectName
Creates a project with this name in the workspace. Must not be used at the same time as “-project”.
For example:

  • Create a new project named “MyNewProject” :
    ${MODELIO_EXE} -create MyNewProject
  • Create a new project named “AnotherNewProject” in the C:\Users\user\myWorkspace workspace:
    ${MODELIO_EXE} -workspace C:\Users\user\myWorkspace -create MyNewProject

-batch scriptFile
Indicates a Jython script to launch automatically after opening a project. Modelio will close automatically after script execution. Must be used with “-project” or “-create”.
For example:

  • Open the “MyProject” project and run the “C:\Users\user\myscript.py” Jython script on it. ${MODELIO_EXE} -project MyProject -batch C:\Users\user\myscript.py
  • Create the project “MyNewProject” and run the “C:\Users\user\myscript.py” Jython script on it. ${MODELIO_EXE} -create MyNewProject -batch C:\Users\user\myscript.py

-param key val
Set the key variable with the val value. This variable is available in the jython script.
For example:

  • Run the “C:\Users\user\myscript.py” Jython script on the “MyProject” project and set two variables “myVar1” and “myVar2” and having respectively the values “the value1” and “the value2” :
    ${MODELIO_EXE} -project MyProject -batch C:\Users\user\myscript.py -param myVar1the value1-param myVar2the value2