Hi Dave, Sorry to disappoint you but the library viewers do support Protel99SE - perhaps you should visit the site yourself :-) Many thanks for the plug anyway.
Kind Regards, Philip J. Mayo Managing Director Premier EDA Solutions Ltd. Protel Sales & Support Centre - UK & Ireland 2nd Floor Eleanor House 33-35 Eleanor Cross Road Waltham Cross Herts. EN8 7LF. United Kingdom. Tel: 01992 762 005 (International: +44 1992 762 005) Fax: 01992 762 006 (International: +44 1992 762 006) Web: www.eda.co.uk <http://www.eda.co.uk> -----Original Message----- From: Dave Apsley [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2002 10:17 To: Protel Developers Forum Subject: Re: [PDEV] How to pass parameters of process "PCB:LibraryBrowse" The UK distributor of Protel also has soom thre party add-ons of which there is a PCB and a Schematic Library Browser. each application will produce a tumbnailed sheet of all the devices stored within the library. Unfortunately these applications only work with 99 and not 99SE, although they had said that they are working on a 99SE version, but I wouldn't hold my breath. There web address is http://www.eda.co.uk/ >From: "Pascal PELLIZZONI" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >Reply-To: "Protel Developers Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >To: "'Protel Developers Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >Subject: Re: [PDEV] How to pass parameters of process "PCB:LibraryBrowse" >Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 13:22:31 +0100 > > >How much experience do you have with using macros and/or the SDK files >(to > >create your own Processes within customised addon Servers)? From what you > >are saying, it would seem that this is a project in which a reasonable > >amount of experience in those areas is called for. > >I haven't got experience neither with using macro, nor with the SDK >files... >I was only curious of possibilities of Protel to add functionnality... > > > >-----Message d'origine----- >De : Geoff Harland [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] >Envoy : mardi 5 f vrier 2002 01:27 > : Protel Developers Forum >Objet : Re: [PDEV] How to pass parameters of process "PCB:LibraryBrowse" > > > > Is there any possibility to pass parameters of process >"PCB:LibraryBrowse" > > (Footprint and Library parameters) ? > > I run this BASIC script (something like that): > > ResetParameters > > RunProcess ("PCB:LibraryBrowse) > > GetStringParameter ("Footprint", a$) > > and so on... > > The paramameter doesn't seem to be passed. > >You can pass parameters (and parameter values) *to* Processes, but as far >as >I know, it is not possible to read (parameter) values *from* Processes >though. (I have an idea that one or two functions, of a special purpose >nature, can return values, but that is a different story.) > > > In fact, I would make a script that can be run from the schematic editor >to > > make a "thumbnail" of existing footprint, and pass the "Footprint" >parameter > > to use it directly in the placement of part in schematic (e.g. with >making >a > > custom dialog box...) > > > > Pascal PELLIZZONI > >It sounds as though you want to be able to display an image of each >prospective footprint (for a component). > >If you could accomplish this (off-hand, I'm not sure if you could actually >do so or not), the Pcb Library file containing the footprint of interest >would need to be opened at the time (as Pcb Library files can not >(currently) be saved in ASCII format, and the details of the binary format >of these files has not been publicly documented). > >How much experience do you have with using macros and/or the SDK files (to >create your own Processes within customised addon Servers)? From what you >are saying, it would seem that this is a project in which a reasonable >amount of experience in those areas is called for. _________________________________________________________________ Send and receive Hotmail on your mobile device: http://mobile.msn.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://email@example.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *