I've seen the same behavior on older versions of Protel running on older
verstions of my PC. Not including video driver bugs, you would think Protel
would use plain vanilla API calls that would work on ANY hardware. I never
figured out why arcs and pads  drop out from time to time.

Tony




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Watnoski, Michael [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 5:45 AM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Holes
> Importance: High
>
>
> Hi Wayne,
>
>       I had a related problem and Protel Tech recommended a fix from their
> knowledgebase # 2197. It refers to your type of video card.  The fix is to
> change your display settings properties to place the acceleration on the
> forth notch.  This is described to disable all cursor and advanced drawing
> acceleration.
>       Some other video boards have similar problems.  I have had ATI
> boards drop lines and arcs at various zoom levels.  The features are often
> visible at other zoom levels, both in and out.
>       I guess the bottom line is suspect the video card and tinker with
> it's settings.  Swapping cards to a different brand or chip set may also
> help.
>
> Michael
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wayne Trow [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2001 9:44 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Cc: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Holes
>
>
>
> All these emails - getting confused ;-0
>
> OK...
>
> Im running P99SE with SP6
>
> my system is an NT4 SP6
>
> Nvidia TNT Model64
>
> White holes, Black background, not in transparent mode
>
> Yes I use a 0,0 pad with variously sized holes.
>
> OK that should replace three emails Ive previously sent
>
> Thanks
>
>
> Wayne
>
>
>
>
>
>                     "Thomas"
>
>                     <[EMAIL PROTECTED]       To:     "'Protel EDA Forum'"
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>                     m.au>                cc:
>
>                                          Subject:     Re: [PEDA] Holes
>
>                     14/11/01 14:47
>
>                     Please respond
>
>                     to "Protel EDA
>
>                     Forum"
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Nope. I can still see a 0mm x 0mm pad with 1mm hole when moving it. May be
> something to do with the colour settings.
>
> What version and service pack are you using? (me = S99E SP6).
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brendon Slade [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 14 November 2001 12:26 PM
> > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Holes
> >
> >
> > Hi Wayne
> >
> > From memory this only happens when the copper pad diameter is
> > less than
> > (incl zero) the hole diameter, irrespective of whether it's
> > PTH or not.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Brendon.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Wayne Trow" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 1:47 PM
> > Subject: [PEDA] Holes
> >
> >
> > > Hi All
> > >
> > > We have mounting holes in our pcbs - amazingly enough :-)
> > but when I
> > > left-click-hold to move a hole it disappears leaving only
> > the crosshairs.
> > >
> > > WHY OH WHY OH WHY ?????
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks for you help
> > >
> > >
> > > Wayne Trow
> > > PCB Design Technician
> > > Gallagher Group LTD
> > > Hamilton
> > > New Zealand
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
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