Correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't Protel 98 give the option of saving
the schematic in Orcad version 7 format?


Bill Brooks



-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Karavidas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 1:44 PM
To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
Subject: Re: [PEDA] converting protel schematic to orcad


I think it would be like coke selling you a tidbit of something to put in
your mouth while you drink coke and that combo makes it taste like pepsi.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 1:37 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] converting protel schematic to orcad
> 
> 
> 
> EDIF doesn't work on either end as far as i know for this purpose
> 
> i have banged against this wall and gave up and bought orcad
> and redrew the bloody thing from scratch this situtation is 
> stupid! (especially given that they can read the orcad files)
> 
> Vincent, may i suggest you forward your comments and requests
> directly to protel?
> 
> i think this is a serious issue and a possible sale breaker
> for them when in fact it could be a sale maker
> 
> i have done this inquiry a few times without any luck
> 
> one support guy told me something like:
> 'that would be like coke selling pepsi'
> 
> Dennis Saputelli
> 
> 
> vincent mail wrote:
> > 
> > okay . anyone out there that has a solution ?.
> >  we are getting desperate. the company might force us to abandon
> > protel altogether and move to orcad schematic and layout. 
> and frankly
> > i don't want to do that ( not after 10 years )
> > 
> > I tried a couple of tyhings but i'm always stuck with missing parts
> > and parts libraries. if there would be a protel library to orcad 
> > library convertor , or of protel would be able to export EDIF 4.0 
> > schematic ( NOT netlist !!! Schematic ! ) .
> > 
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