Jami,

Do you have the ability to install P99SE on a different machine? (I
can't remember if you've indicated that before). I think your frequent
crashes are pretty unusual.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: JaMi Smith [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 7:46 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Cc: JaMi Smith
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] KLUNK! - Whats wrong with this picture.
> 
> 
> Thanks Dennis,
> 
> I did not know that.
> 
> I usually have had to do a "recover" after a crash from the 
> "backup" or the "previous backup" in the same directory as 
> the original ".ddb" file, and in fact I have had to do that 
> at least twice in the last week with this board, which is 
> probably why I am in "paranoid mode" to begin with.
> 
> I will look into that, because that would mean a great deal 
> of "time saved" in some instances, if I did not have to go 
> all of the way back to a previous "backup" to recover the database.
> 
> Thanks again,
> 
> JaMi
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dennis Saputelli" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 6:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] KLUNK! - Whats wrong with this picture.
> 
> 
> > operating in paranoid mode is generally a good thing when 
> so much work 
> > hangs in the air
> >
> > to allay your fears somewhat, and you may know this well, a 
> set of up 
> > to ten incrementing timed auto save backups may be written to a 
> > separate folder which by default is an SE subfolder
> >
> > these are independent of and in addition to the backups 
> that are made 
> > in the local directory each time you push the save button 
> and i have 
> > found them to very useful on occasion
> >
> > even a trashed DDB (which, knock on wood, we have not yet 
> had) can be 
> > reasonably well reconstructed using these
> >
> > i have found that even when the program is crashed, 
> depending on the 
> > crash mode, it generally will faithfully keep making these timed 
> > backups
> >
> > just wait out the 10 minutes or however long you have it set for 
> > BEFORE terminating the TASK
> >
> > they have saved us a few times and are a thoughtful feature 
> of protel
> >
> > the settings are in the ARROW menu preferences, autosave button
> >
> > Dennis Saputelli
> >
> 
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