ok i tried a PDF link, makes a nice and useful shortcut
(using the 'normal' File\Link Document)

but how do you do a move or link using the drag process?
it seems to only do a copy operation of a file from one DDB to another

Dennis Saputelli

Wojciech Oborski wrote:
> 
> Just to drop something to a discussion about Access violation errors.
> I posted the problem on this forum some 2 weeks ago and received no answer.
> I also reported this to Protel - no answer too.
> 
> I paste here a part of that post:
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Issue : Linking a document file which is within another database
> 
> When the user adds a link to an external file in a "normal" way - from the
> menu File\Link Document or by right-clicking in Design Window (when in Folder
> View) the dialog window appears - it seems impossible to point to a file
> being inside another database.
> But, when the user opens two databases, picks up a file from one ddb, drags
> and drops it into another's ddb window, he may move, copy or LINK that file.
> In that way a link to a file which is within another ddb is established.
> 
> I tried to use such links pointing to documents of several document-types:
> Schematic, PCB, Text, Autocad Drawing and also (just curiosity) Schematic
> Library, and it worked well for all of them EXCEPT ONE - Schematic document.
> Trying to open one I get a message:
> Access violation at address ... in module VCL50.BPL
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> I checked it on 3 computers: two running under WinNT4, thirtd - Windows98,
> all have Protel99SE + SP6 installed (the other software is obviously
> different) - the same results, only links to schematics do no open and
> cause access violation errors.
> 
> And I had 2 questions:
> 1. Is it possible to link schematic document which resides within another ddb?
> 2. Is it safe using such links (DOES ANYBODY HAVE ANY EXPERIENCE documents
>     linked that way)?
> 
> But a few days after posting this query I tried it again on another computer
> and guess what - everything worked very well. What's interesting is the fact
> that this computer has exactly the same hardware as one of the other computers
> I had checked before. And both are running under WinNT4, both have the same
> service packs for NT and Protel. Just the other software is different.
> 
> Any guess, any idea, any comments?
> Thanks in advance for any feedback.
> 
> Wojciech Oborski
> 
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