No you're not alone. It works for me too.

It's just that you're the only one cluey enough to notice.

Thanks again.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Guralnick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, 23 July 2002 5:13 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Auto-Pan patch <was> Speaking of Protel Bugs.
> 
> 
> I mean, Is it just me, or if you buy a PC and install nothing 
> but Protel, you get a whole lot of sticky manual routing/panning
> problems,
> 
> but,
> 
> if your PC has ICQ installed, a stock ticker, MP3 player, 
> Email client running & other things that have windows 
> refreshing windows
> on your desktop, Protel will run better, the mouse will not 
> lock up when scrolling?
> 
> Honestly, I think it should be written on Protel's box :
> 
>      "To get the best system performance with Protel, run as 
> many cheesy apps as you can when working in Protel."
> 
> ____________
> Brian Guralnick
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> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Guralnick" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 2:54 AM
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Auto-Pan patch <was> Speaking of Protel Bugs.
> 
> 
> >     For those of you who didn't figure it out:
> >
> >   "My auto-pan patch is a FULLY FUNCTIONAL insult to Protel."
> >
> >     All I did was place 2 or more "Always On Top" windows 
> over Protel's display screen.
> >
> >     This is why some people who have ATI & Matrox video 
> cards, or any other problematic brands, do not experience the 
> lockup of
> the
> > mouse.  IT'S BECAUSE THEY HAVE 1 OR MORE TOOL BARS OVER THE 
> PROTEL PCB WINDOW.  This is IDENTICAL as having my 2 dummy windows, in
> > my pan patch, over your Protel screen.
> >
> >     For years now, Protel has had issues with panning-mouse 
> snagging, & if a fully functional fix is to add a few small windows
> > always on top of Protel's display refresh area, then 
> something fundamentally weird with how Protel works within 
> the system when
> > panning the screen.
> >
> >     Perhaps at Protel, the panning issue never comes up, 
> because, they always test their software with the default tool applets
> > floating over the PCB work area.  I like to place my tool 
> applets snapped along a vertical, or horizontal border.  This does not
> > count since Protel doesn't have to draw beneath these tool windows.
> >
> > ____________
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> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Terry Creer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 2:07 AM
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Auto-Pan patch <was> Speaking of Protel Bugs.
> >
> >
> > > I've got a funny feeling he's talking about yours, Brian
> > >
> > > TC
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Brian Guralnick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, 23 July 2002 3:27 PM
> > > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Auto-Pan patch <was> Speaking of Protel Bugs.
> > >
> > >
> > > > 2. ) I am also betting that the anti-intuitave panning 
> is still there (yes
> > > > Ian, I know that you like it, and I know that you wrote 
> a routine to fx
> > > it,
> > > > but it still is backwards and unlike no other system in 
> the world).
> > > >
> > > > JaMi Smith
> > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > >
> > > Ian has an auto-pan patch?  What does it do?  Where can I get it?
> > >
> > > ____________
> > > Brian Guralnick
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> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "JaMi Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > Cc: "JaMi Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 10:22 PM
> > > Subject: [PEDA] Speaking of Protel Bugs.
> > >
> > >
> > > > Speaking of Protel Bugs . . .
> > > >
> > > > What are the odds on whether your favorite Bug has been 
> fixed in DXP?
> > > >
> > > > 1. ) I am betting that the Keyboard / Mouse problem 
> that has been there
> > > > since Protel 98 has not been fixed.
> > > >
> > > > 2. ) I am also betting that the anti-intuitave panning 
> is still there (yes
> > > > Ian, I know that you like it, and I know that you wrote 
> a routine to fx
> > > it,
> > > > but it still is backwards and unlike no other system in 
> the world).
> > > >
> > > > 3. ) I am also betting that Protel's "Print Dialogue" 
> box is also still
> > > > backwards as compared to the rest of the world (For 
> those that don't
> > > > consider the way that Protel handles printing a bug, go 
> play with Adobe
> > > > Acrobat (or any other Windows Application) for a while 
> then come back to
> > > > Protel to see how it it is not done right). Also, show 
> me one other major
> > > > application in the Windows world that has a Print Icon 
> on a toolbar that
> > > > invokes a Printer Dialog Box that will not print 
> anything at all, as the
> > > one
> > > > in the PCB 3-D View (It only does printer setup).
> > > >
> > > > 4. ) I guess my one real question will be what have the 
> done with
> > > Schematic.
> > > > Will it still act like a bastard sibling that has been 
> hastily patched
> > > into
> > > > a system where it is totally foreign "function" wise, 
> or have they
> > > actually
> > > > taken the time to properly integrate it into the 
> environment so that
> > > things
> > > > like panning, zooming, and function keys, will work the 
> same as within the
> > > > other applications.
> > > >
> > > > Who's giving what odds?
> > > >
> > > > What else do you have for the list?
> > > >
> > > > No fair on you guys who have been beta testing letting 
> the cat out of the
> > > > bag.
> > > >
> > > > JaMi Smith
> > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > >
> > > >
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