I've never hear of such a problem, but try sending the DDB file to Altium
and describe your problem. They could test it in a matter of minutes to see
if it's something weird on your system, or some inherent problem with
Protel.

Tony


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darcy Davis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Wednesday, February 25, 2004 4:27 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: [PEDA] PCB ascii files.
> 
> Hey Folks,
> 
> I've been getting an error while trying to save a PCB file in 
> ascii format in Protel 99SE sp6. I get the message
> 
> Design Explorer Error!
> File C:\....\Temp\xxx.tmp is too large.
> 
> When I track down this file, I find it to be 53,259,703 
> bytes. (50.7Mb). I know this process works on smaller 
> designs.  I can delete polygons etc from the design and 
> eventually it will work, but it certainly isn't a good design 
> practice. I've already tried things like using a different 
> computer, closing all other programs/files, cut/paste into a 
> new pcb file. I can't seem to find a clean way around this 
> problem. I'm currently running Protel 99SE under windows xp 
> on a P4 2.8GHz with 1Gig of ram, so I don't think its a lack 
> of resources. Any ideas? Does Protel DXP solve this problem?
> 
> Thanks,
> Darcy
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 



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