well to respond to myself & somewhat embarassededly
(it was late and i thought i was missing something stupid)

i didn't look at the ONLINE 'TAB' 

'problem' solved

ds


Dennis Saputelli wrote:
> 
> help!
> this might be something REALLY stupid but i am banging my head ...
> 
> anyone know why ONLINE DRC might have stopped working for me?
> here is punchlist
> 99SE
> online drc checkbox IS on
> drc 'layer' is on
> various rules are set up 'normally' and enabled
> obstacle is 'avoid'
> 
> as i manually route with PT i can draw right through all the wrong
> pads at all the wrong clearances
> 
> if i run the batch DRC it correctly shows the errors and lights
> them up bright green
> 
> it's just that during manual routing the online
> DRC is not working anymore
> 
> BTW, if i turn push obstacle on that works, but if i turn it back
> to avoid obstacle it does NOT avoid
> 
> if i change a rule and push CLOSE the online DRC does not run
> as it usually does
> 
> something has changed radically here
> 
> -- stop --- poke around some more, reboot etc
> 
> same prob
> 
> i opened another DDB, no probs
> the online DRC works! (first DDB still open)
> 
> now i am getting worried about my data
> 
> other boards in same original DDB, same problem, no online drc
> 
> i made a new fresh DDB and copied the pcb file into it, no go, same prob
> 
> i deleted all rules, no help
> 
> Dennis Saputelli
> 
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