Vague description? It was simple, accurate, and to the point. It didn't
work.

I didn't say a hole kinda sorta near a particular size wasn't selected. I
said a "known hole size" couldn't be selected.

Anyway, I just "reloaded the holesize.bas file and it's fine now.

Tony


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Terry Harris [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, December 28, 2001 9:28 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Edit-Select Holesize doesn't work anymore
>
>
> On Wed, 26 Dec 2001 21:00:26 -0800, you wrote:
>
> >I'm using P99SE-SP6 and this used to work. Now it doesn't select a known
> >hole size. Anyone have any comments?
>
> The hole size editor has always been buggy with rounding problems.
>
> >From memory the problem is like you have 10 holes 1.0000mm and 10 holes
> 0.9999mm the selection list will only show 10 1.0000mm holes.
>
> The holes are considered to be different but text to go into the selection
> list is rounded to the same value and the list ignores attempts to add a
> value already present so you only see and can only change one set of these
> similar sized holes.
>
> If you are lucky you will get the 0.9999mm set which you can edit
> to be the
> 1.000mm (they already appear to be) and suddenly the list will show all 20
> holes.
>
> If you can't do that you will have to manually select and edit the similar
> hole sizes to be identical and use the hole size editor after that.
>
> I have had a lot of trouble with this problem I suspect with old PCBs and
> footprints created in the 16 bit versions which could not represent metric
> hole sizes with the same precision.
>
> >From your vague description I don't know if that is actually
> your problem,
> but, something for you and others to keep in mind anyway.
>
>
> Cheers, Terry.
>

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