Thanx, that worked beautifully.  Saved me hours of work.

Michael Badillo


From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Date: 2003/09/12 Fri PM 02:59:25 EDT
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: [PEDA] Global changes

In a message dated 9/12/2003 2:52:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:


> I am new to both Protel and this forum.  I am using Protel 99 SE.  
> 
> I am designing an eight channel active filter.  Each channel is identical to 
> the others except for component values.  I have created the first block and 
> numbered all components starting with 100 (i.e. U100, R100, R101, R102, 
> etc.).  
> 
> What I want to do is copy the block and make a global change that applies to 
> the selected block.  Specificaly, I want to change the component designators 
> in the selected block to the next higher century block (i.e U100>U200, R100>
> R200, R101>R201, etc.). 
> 
> Every attempt I have made so far has resulted in either no changes, or 
> changes to all of the occurences of the digits I am substituting (i.e R101 becomes 
> R202, not R201, and R102 also becomes R202).
> 
> If anyone could give me a hint, I would greatly appreciate it. 
> 

Try changing "U1" to "U2" etc. This is a little more tedious, since you have 
to do one operation for each of the types (R, C, U, L, etc.) but it gets the 
job done neatly. To do this, in the global change, over in the far right-hand 
column, enter i.e. {U1=U2}.

Steve Hendrix





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