Dennis, Terry

Sorry, my mistake, guess I should go back to sleep now :-)

John 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: 21 July 2004 16:59
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Shortcuts in 99SE ?
> 
> 
> John,
> we are talking about shortcuts or 'links' not importing the 
> file itself into the DDB, so i don't see how the wrapper is an issue
> 
> Terry,
> 
> i can't believe i never noticed that after all these years!
> works great for me, PDFs too
> 
> but
> is see the following issues which i find puzzling:
> 
> i started a new MSACCESS DDB design
> i dragged in a small schematic and a small board so it would 
> be something a bit like a real design both files were very 
> small, 10K + 900K
> 
> i then made a LINK to a JPG
> the file size in the DDB shows 3M
> but the JPG is only 68K
> the ICON in the DDB shows the shortcut arrow thingy
> 
> then i linked to a PDF
> the PDF external file is about 60K and the DDB link file is 
> about 6K which seems about right
> 
> so what is up with the JPG case?
> 
> BTW, the PDF pointer works fine, as does the JPG each 
> launcing their own associated apps
> 
> also
> can you expose the properties
> of the LINK ?
> i want to see the path that the link contains but it is blank 
> in the right click properties dialog
> 
> 
> Dennis Saputelli
> 
> 
> Terry Creer wrote:
> > 
> > Hi Dennis,
> > 
> > See page 30 of the P99SE Handbook.
> > 
> > Just right click in a DDB window and choose 'Link' from the 
> menu (the 
> > menu that contains "New, Import, Import Folder, Import 
> Project, Link, View").
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > TC
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 21 July 2004 10:31 AM
> > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Shortcuts in 99SE ?
> > 
> > in the 99SE DDB system (not the windows file system) it is not 
> > possible to add a shortcut (or link) to an external file, is it ?
> > would a be nice feature
> > 
> > Dennis Saputelli
> > 
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