Care to share an example? I don't recall ever seeing P99 have trouble
with P98 files. I do remember having some P2.8 files import into 98 or
99 at 10 times smaller size than they should be. That was weird.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 8:33 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Protel 98
> 
> 
> Thanks AJ.
> We do experience real problems opening P98 databases with 
> P99SE, SP6, W2K. Power ports are mostly missing or misplaced, 
> sometimes whole components are lost.  This is an issue I 
> raised during an Altium training course, but received more 
> sympathy than assistance.  I will contact Protel for P98. Graham.
> 
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> 
> > > From: Graham [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > >
> > > Hello
> > > We have large numbers of legacy boards created in P98 but 
> no longer 
> > > have.<P98, now have P99SE>...Any suggestions where I might get a
> > copy?
> >
> > P98 files are (or should be) directly compatible with 
> P99SE, (at least 
> > after being imported into a P99SE database) and so I am a 
> bit confused 
> > as to why you are experiencing such a problem. As for 
> acquiring a copy 
> > of P98, it used to be that Protel would, at customer 
> request, issue a 
> > copy of previous
> > release(s) to licensed customers, in order to alleviate 
> legacy deisgn issues
> > which might arise for said high-paying customer (never 
> forget, for the price
> > of a copy of Protel, one could purchase thirty-two Windows 
> 2000 Pro licenses
> > and still have change left over for a serious dinnwa.
> >
> > I don't know whether Protel's original, customer-focused 
> policy still 
> > applies, but you can always ask.
> >
> > aj
> 

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