Yes, this is exactly the point I was making about having to turn it off
while DDB sharing. I have also found that sharing actually changes the OS
file permissions on folders.  Very nasty. But not surprising.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dwight [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 15:25
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: [PEDA] autosave saves unchanged files - bug?
> 
> 
> A related discussion reminded me of this -- a very annoying 
> "feature" of
> autosave is that it saves all open documents, whether or not 
> they've been
> changed.  So although you can set it to keep multiple 
> backups, if you leave
> your design open while doing something else, you may find you 
> have several
> identical autosaved copies of all your open documents.  It 
> even autosaves
> docs opened read-only!  This (a) reduces the usefulness of 
> autosave; (b)
> lengthens the time of each autosave, which (c) increases the 
> disruption of
> one's work/concentration.
> 

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