How to name a physical signal in simscape

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Back in R2015a, I could name physical signals in SimScape. I could then access their logged data after running the simulation from simlog. Now, in R2018b, this feature seems to have dissappeared. I used to be able to simply double-click the signal line in the diagram and type in a name. What happened to this feature? Is there no way to name physical signals anymore?
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JD Heinzmann
JD Heinzmann on 2 Jan 2019
Edited: JD Heinzmann on 2 Jan 2019
My old .slx files do not display the signal names I gave them in R2015a. If I hover the mouse over the signal first then double- or gazillion-click it, no joy.
Indeed, the doccumentation does say "Name a signal line: Double-click signal and type name". Looks to me from Askay's answer on 28 Dec 2018 that this is a bug that The Mathworks is working on.
Thank you, Mark, for your helpful answer.

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Akshay Khadse
Akshay Khadse on 28 Dec 2018
Edited: Akshay Khadse on 28 Dec 2018
This is currently not supported. Our teams are already aware of this.
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JD Heinzmann
JD Heinzmann on 2 Jan 2019
The loss of this feature breaks the functioning of some of my older SimScape diagrams. It is nice to be able to name a signal and then access data from the signal in simlog after the simulation has been run. But I do see the complication this can have if, for example, I name a node in an electrical circuit. Sure, I can inspect the voltage of that node, but if there are branches on that node, the current depends on which branch of the node I want to examine. So a single signal node name is not enough.
I will revert to including "zero" ohm resistors and the like for this purpose. I prefer that over adding current sensors as they clutter the diagram less.
Thank you for letting me know that this feature is indeed no longer supported.

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