thanks for the explanation on this, rob.  i knew WHAT it was doing,
but i didn't exactly know WHY.  now i do.

one of these days i'm gonna be able to answer questions on this
forum instead of just ask them.  ;-)

miker

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2001 4:31 PM
> To:   Protel EDA Forum
> Subject:      Re: [PEDA] can't add component library access ??
> 
> 
> 
> Try just selecting the ddb that the library is in and adding it.
> 
> I suspect that your changing the file type to lib  is causing it to list
> the backup .lib file stored in the windows files system, where the
> original
> lib is stored in the ddb file. When you select the ddb file it will add
> all
> the libraries in that ddb.
> 
> Rob
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> "Robison Michael R CNIN" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> on 08/14/2001 03:53:58
> PM
> 
> Please respond to "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> 
> To:   "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> cc:    (bcc: Rob LaMoreaux/DSPT)
> Subject:  [PEDA] can't add component library access ??
> 
> 
> 
> 
> hello,
> 
> its been a while since i built a component library and it was kinda
> tricky the first time so i just kept adding to the same lib and using
> it for all my jobs.  now i've come to where i need to create a new
> library and i'm having some trouble.  i created the library with no
> problem:  file/new/ and selected the schematic library icon.  but
> when i go back to my schematic, select the browse sch tab and hit
> add/remove and browse down in the "change library file list" dialog
> box to the ddb that my new lib was created in, and change the file
> type to lib, i only get a listing for the BACKUP of tmod.lib.
> 
> thats not right, is it?  on a hunch, i closed the tmod.lib that i created
> and tried again, thinking that maybe it couldn't access an open file,
> but that didn't change anything.
> 
> why is it that the "change library" dialog only wants to offer me a
> backup of the tmod.lib and not the lib itself?  what am i doing wrong?
> 
> thanks, miker
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 

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