Silly question, I know - but have you got enough hard-drive space available?

TC

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Karavidas [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Thursday, 26 February 2004 12:33 PM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] PCB ascii files.
> 
> 
> 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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