Well, no "part types"- (74HC04, etc), part body outlines (rectangles in the instances of dips), "net labels", "part designators (U1, U2, etc.), pin numbers, pin names missing components, missing components. So, you can see just how un-useable that the plot is. It is worthless. I really don't know what is wrong.
I really could use some help with this. Thank you. Ros At 09:08 PM 2/22/2002, you wrote: >You never mention exactly what the problem is. You say it starts to plot >but it's far from useable. What does this mean? > >Anyway, I am using WinLine with Protel99SE and the older 16-bit versions on >Windows 2000 Pro. I had a problem with Winline working with Protel99SE when >SE first came out. I upgraded the Winline (now running version 2.03.0524) a >while back and have not seen any problems. Strange also because I had been >using Winline with the 16-bit version of Protel and other software without >problems (Under NT 4.0 back then). I was only seeing the problems with >99SE. I remember looking at the plot files and finding what command hung >the driver, but this has been a few years. > > > >Please send all responses to the following address: > >[EMAIL PROTECTED] > >-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- >Version: PGPfreeware 7.0.3 for non-commercial use <http://www.pgp.com> > >iQA/AwUAOr2gRcg7e58wctt6EQLy5ACghqr8dTZj/+LgybS+TDYB/nDSlRwAmgN2 >PybNyfxUgoTf5bog1FXME4kQ >=9EjO >-----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > > > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "Ros" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 9:25 PM >Subject: [PEDA] WinXP, plotter, winline > > > > Hi folks, > > > > I am having an ongoing problem trying to send a Protel99SE schematic > > document out to an HP Draftmaster One plotter. Since the drivers are not > > inherent in XP, it requires one to utilize a third-party driver and it > > comes from winline.com I have added the plotter through adding a new > > printer to XP. I have all of the handshaking set correctly. I can even > > send a test plot (non-Protel) through a dos shell or command prompt and it > > plots beautifully. I can take the schematic document and send it to a > > laser printer and it prints perfectly although very small. > > > > I can get the schematic to plot but it is far, far from complete. Should >I > > be exporting the Protel schematic document to a file, instead? If so, >what > > format? > > > > Here is how I try to plot my schematic: I say print, it goes to print or > > print set-up, I select the Draftmaster plotter that I had added through > > Control Panel and it begins and plots but, as I said, it is far from >useable. > > > > I am stumped. Any help will be most appreciated. > > > > Thanks > > > > Ros > * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://email@example.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *