Jason,

another option could be not to cross hatch the polygons but to do only vertical or 
horizontal pouring.

Igor

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Morgan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Tuesday, 27 August 2002 10:22 PM
To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
Subject: Re: [PEDA] File Size Limit?


Nope, one option (to reduce the file size) is as you imply to remove
unnecessary data, its just a faff.

(P.S. its 99se sp6)

-----Original Message-----
From: Emanuel Zimmermann [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: 27 August 2002 12:42
To: Protel EDA Forum
Subject: Re: [PEDA] File Size Limit?


Hi Jason,

No idea about the size limit, but does your assembly house require the poly 
planes included?

Emanuel

Jason Morgan wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Due to some weirdness at our assembly house, they can't accept a normal
pick
> and place file.
> 
> They want a Protel ASCII PCB file, which they then import and create the
> necessary data for their machinery.
> 
> This has been OK up 'till now, with an output file format of 35MByte.
> 
> A recent variant of our product has increased this due to more poly
planes.
> Now we get an error message
> "File is too large" on doing FILE/SaveAs with ASCII file format, when we
> look at the (partial) file that has been created, its 56MByte.
> 
> Is this limit on ASCII PCB files something we can get round, or is it a
hard
> limit?
> 
> 
> Thanks for any advice in advance....
> 
> Jason.
> 
> 
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