----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Elson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Multiple recipients of list proteledausers"
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, February 05, 2001 2:32 PM
Subject: Re: [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Whats With Global Replacement ???


>
>
> Gene Silvernail wrote:
>
> > What gives with global string replacement
> > ................it's flat confusing......or.....doesn't work 100%
> >
> > I simply wanted to change Lib Ref in a resistor in the PCB.Lib I'm
using.
> > I made the changes in the Lib...Clicked UPDATE SCHEMATICS and
> > it didn't update them.
>
> The most likely problem is that there is more than one part with the same
> name in the several libraries open.  I'm not sure how it decides which
> part with the same name should be used to update parts in your
> schematic sheets, but it generally isn't the one you want!  So, close all
> but the one library you are working in at the moment, and it usually
helps.
>
> > All of this was done with inter-change saving of
> > documents...caution. Having failed this is when I tried another round
> > with PROTELS GLOBAL SMOBAL MUMBO JUMBO
> >
> > Using PROTEL 99SE SP6
>
> Never had much trouble with global string replace.
>
> Are you trying to do a back annotate?  That's what it sounds like when you
> say you changed someting in a PCB library.  Back annotate is totally
> different from update schematic parts from schematic library.
>
> Jon
>No backward stuff on this one straight from schematic to pcb not the other
way

I'm glad it wasn't capacitors....there were more on all sheets

Thanks

Gene Silvernail
Belhaven Applied Technologies Inc.



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