Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Suggestions for improving Protel...

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
(or *should* know this better) ... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: How to: part 2

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
, that is probably the best way to go... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Did SP6 break the Inversion facility

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
to apply it. Or am I imagining things? Did it only work on net labels before? Steve Hendrix I am pretty sure that the overbar has only ever worked with net labels. (But I am also sure that someone will correct me if that was not in fact the case. :) ) Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: DRC checking option?

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
supplier of a product or service introduces a new feature, it is very common for the competition to then strive to provide that as well.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Gerbers and octagonal pads

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
this will pick up things such as octagonal pads in the PCB file being depicted as circular pads in the Gerber files. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: How to include P99SE Mech layers inFinal Prints.

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
printouts from the Drill Drawing or Drill Guide layers, and if you want to produce any penplots, you have to install and then select an appropriate printer driver.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Rectangle holes

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
are provided in Gerber file format? (This assumes that the PCB manufacturer can handle Gerber arc commands, but in this day and age, such an assumption is not unduly far-fetched.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: How to include P99SE Mech layers inFinal Prints.

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
set of Printouts. snip Geoff Harland. With hindsight, it would have been more appropriate for me to have said that: . There is a dialog box which can be used to select which Mechanical layers will be included in *all* Printout definitions. ... In my experience, these settings do not apply

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: CAM Manager issue (ex Inner Power Planeclearances)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
are to be included within only *some* of the Gerber files produced. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Suggestions for improving Protel... (exgraphic images lost)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
, and is something else that I have also commented on from time to time. On this matter, take a look at how the Camtastic previewing utility, now owned by Protel itself, interprets octagonal apertures. And GC-Prevue also concurs with Camtastic on this matter.) Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Attachments to posts (ex: importing anetlist to Protel)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
received answers which satisfactorily answered the question(s) you had posed. Another example is if you provide some utility or addon server for general use, and at some later time update this; at that stage, the earlier version should be removed.) Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Rectangle holes

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
Geoff Harland wrote: And to expand a bit on that request, do you have a viewpoint on the merits of using Gerber arc commands versus software arc commands, in the event that the details of routing a PCB are provided in Gerber file format? (This assumes that the PCB manufacturer can

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
of wire to join the two sides of each via in the PCB, all the while praying that I wouldn't end up missing any of these (or at least none of the vias *under* components such as ICs). As such, if you can possibly help it, get plated-through PCBs manufactured, including prototype runs. Regards, Geoff

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: PCB Component Library

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
that deficiency would be better yet... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Component part names

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
with SP6 (which has implications for addon servers). Perhaps there are no problems in this regard, but Protel (and I) have had to update some addon servers with the release of SP6. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Formating Print within Schematic

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
capabilities for schematic files if sufficiently many users asked for this. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Suggestions for improving Protel...

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
. The slide feature of the Pcb Server (using the right mouse button to change the current view of the Pcb file) has not been provided for the Schematic Server. And so on... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Resizing fills in PCB files (exSuggestions for improving Protel...)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
On 02:58 PM 1/03/2001 +1100, Geoff Harland said: - (Pcb Server): Add support for *resizing* of a currently-focused fill primitive using the *mouse*. That is, if you click on an edge or corner of a currently-focused fill, then you can change the location of that (by dragging

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Suggestions for improving Protel...

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
by others or by myself), do so if you see possible downsides to these. For example, does anyone have reservations about my last suggestion above, concerning the (mouse) resizing of fills? Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Client Basic/Server gurus: port-matchscript for Sheet Symbols/Port Connections scope?

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
, and would be more time consuming, but it would be one way to check your schematic files.) So what you are looking for could be achieved; it is a question of how much development effort (and on-the-job learning) would be required. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Confused Newbie on Footprints

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
amount) if the measurement unit setting is changed from metric to imperial and then back to metric again. I have commented on this in the past, but the current thread has bought this topic to the foreground again. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Give up, there is no point

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
(instead of the more commonly held belief that each of these are invariant, or at least within an appropriate isolated context). My study of that article suggested that you shouldn't rush out and buy stock in solar panel propelled spacecraft... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Power Print Server / Multiple Printersunder PowerPrint

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
, and/or provide yet more functionality then is currently the case? Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Representing Distances (ex ConfusedNewbie on Footprints)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
of an inch without using a recurring decimal representation (1 mm ~ 0.0393700787401574803... inches) (or a rational number representation, to wit 5/127 inches). Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally

Re: [PEDA] Suggestions for improving Protel...

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
situations when de-pad-stacking pads that are not on one of the top layers. Pcb files that were previously created using Adv Pcb 2.8 can be problematic in this regard. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally

[PEDA] Updated PcbAddon Servers released for use with Protel 99 SE

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] Use Pad Stack

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
At 11:17 AM 3/14/01 +1100, Geoff Harland wrote: Out of curiosity, what do you suggest should be done in a situation where someone wants an unplated hole through a PCB, and this hole is to pass through the middle of a pad on the bottom (copper) layer? Before making a suggestion, I would

Re: [PEDA] Use Pad Stack

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
to do at this stage. But others are welcome and even invited to comment on such matters. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e

Re: [PEDA] Irregular pad shapes in Protel

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
can assist as required. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended

Re: [PEDA] OT: Unused CMOS inputs (was: Reference)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
and only post on this thread to this forum. I concur with Andrew Jenkins, who previously suggested that this thread should be moved to the OT forum. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged

Re: [PEDA] Problems With Gerbers Generated With Protel 99SE SP5......

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
have Protel 99 SE open at present, but in the CAM Manager server, the dialog box provided for setting up Gerber files has a number of tabs, and on one of those, there is a checkbox provided for controlling that setting. Check that checkbox and then re-generate your Gerber files. Regards, Geoff

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Deleted Power Planes

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
in the layer being purged from the list of available layers, then there is a problem somewhere. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail

Re: [PEDA] 'Mirror' component doesn't move the text

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
in this regard... (The same would also be true if text strings within *PCB* files were to be similarly enhanced.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely

Re: [PEDA] Bug - Move Selection (and flipping layers) SP6

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
said quite a bit already. Like I said before, please read carefully if you want to respond to this message. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: test: my posts make it to the forum,right?

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
will subsequently report that fact.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended

Re: [PEDA] Bug - Move Selection (and flipping layers) SP6

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
At 12:49 PM 4/6/01 +1000, Geoff Harland wrote: However, I have been requested by fellow employees to create Acrobat files in which the pages of Assembly printouts (also) contain searchable text. (There are umpteen hundred components installed on this PCB. Now, exactly where on the PCB

Re: [PEDA] Assembly Drawings (ex Bug - Move Selection ...)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
At 03:32 PM 4/6/01 +1000, Geoff Harland wrote: That is all very well, but text information is lost when you create Gerber files and then import them back into Protel again (on a different layer); each letter within each string gets converted into strokes (within the Gerber files

Re: [PEDA] Assembly Drawings

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
in using these... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient

Re: [PEDA] Running different SPs (ex Multiple License Message)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
not problematic. But then again, anyone running such a setup should not discount the possibility that this situation might be problematic. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely

Re: [PEDA] SolderMask and PasteMask expansion values (ex Protelfeatures...)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
' requests can sometimes result in them having to cope with conflicting aspects and/or concepts. snip Geoff Harland. I'm following up with a response to my own previous post. Thinking more about it, one issue which would be problematic with what I suggested is what would happen when pads

Re: [PEDA] Protel features and negative objects (ex Solder Paste ...)

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
***. But the point I am trying to make is that Protel's efforts to accommodate users' requests can sometimes result in them having to cope with conflicting aspects and/or concepts. Enough for the time being. There is a fair bit of material here for anyone who wants to run with it... Regards, Geoff

Re: [PEDA] Export an IPC-D-356 format Netlist for PWB MFG circuittesting

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
anything further of possible interest to you. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] Protel flyer in the mail

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
to those owning a copy of Protel 99 SE). But everyone is going to have to decide for themselves how to interpret a one-third increase in price for those purchasing (or upgrading to) Protel 99 SE after the end of June (this year)... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail

Re: [PEDA] Protel flyer in the mail

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
of the party by releasing a new version which is not too buggy (or bloated), and which provides sufficient bug fixes/new features/enhanced features/productivity enhancements to justify the expenditure concerned. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e

Re: [PEDA] Export an IPC-D-356 format Netlist for PWB MFGcircuittesting

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
are amongst the types of exported files supported. So if anyone can assist in informing us of such applications, and how they perform in this regard, then I suspect there would be considerable interest by many of us in learning about these. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: PDF and/or Postscript generation withover-bars?

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
which users can expect to encounter in the event that they do make use of the overbar feature, I strongly suggest that David Cary adds this item to his Protel FAQ (and ditto for anyone else given to creating such files). Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer

Re: [PEDA] Layer Stackup Legend

2001-07-08 Thread Geoff Harland
permissible for users such as myself to provide assistance on this server. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone

Re: [PEDA] ClientBasic footprint generator.

2001-07-26 Thread Geoff Harland
non-pad primitives on signal layers from within components, even if these components' primitives are in a locked state. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely

Re: [PEDA] Test point tenting on side opposite TP

2001-07-30 Thread Geoff Harland
.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure

Re: [PEDA] lost polygons

2001-08-07 Thread Geoff Harland
. That is one of a number of reasons why I would hate to ever have to use that version again... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access

Re: [PEDA] Customize layer pairs

2001-08-20 Thread Geoff Harland
, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying

Re: [PEDA] [AEDA] ClientBasic Import, Export Auto Palette.

2001-08-21 Thread Geoff Harland
Transparent mode is *not* selected and one set of colours is used, and another state in which Transparent mode *is* selected and a different set of colours is used. Food for thought... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail

Re: [PEDA] Process Identifiers

2001-09-02 Thread Geoff Harland
, I don't think that attempting to discern parameters or parameter values which are not documented could really be regarded as attempting to reverse-engineer the code, but I would not advocate that any attempt be made to glean any further details from these files.) Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] Panelise several designs

2001-09-06 Thread Geoff Harland
(and this has the advantage of being *totally* independant of Altium/Protel). Let me know if you continue to have problems. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely

Re: [PEDA] Mechanical Layers are disappearing

2001-09-16 Thread Geoff Harland
(but only if each of these layers are currently visible in Standard Display mode); all other layers are *not* displayed.) I lean to the view that perhaps some code still needs polishing after the provision of the additional Mechanical layers. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E

Re: [PEDA] Pad with multiple holes surrounding it.

2001-09-18 Thread Geoff Harland
to it. Looked a bit ugly, not the way to go. Hope this helps. Tom. I agree that the junction is not especially pretty. Having said that, it does provide a visual reminder that the wire is connected to more than one pin (which would not otherwise be obvious). Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] Changing layer visibility (ex Multilayer pads)

2001-09-19 Thread Geoff Harland
pushbuttons (many of which incorporate an accelerator key) within a customised dialog box). Hope this helps. (HTH) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely

Re: [PEDA] Possible Gerber generation bug

2001-10-02 Thread Geoff Harland
. Familiarising yourself with this file's contents will alert you as to why alertness and care is required with thermal relief patterns and pads having an octagonal shape... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may

Re: [PEDA] Possible Gerber generation bug

2001-10-03 Thread Geoff Harland
, it definitely is a trap for those who are unaware of the situation, so I fully agree that this is a bug, and that it should be fixed. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended

Re: [PEDA] Via Nets

2001-10-25 Thread Geoff Harland
to customise menus, toolbars, and (with certain qualifications) shortcut keys is one of the big pluses of the Protel package. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely

Re: [PEDA] Toolbar Menus

2001-10-28 Thread Geoff Harland
that changes should not occur, but we should still be very careful about exactly what we are requesting... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee

Re: [PEDA] ATS

2001-10-31 Thread Geoff Harland
seems steep. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient

Re: [PEDA] ATS

2001-10-31 Thread Geoff Harland
, and/or discounts for upgrades or ATS fees). I am still thinking about whether I would be prepared to be a beta tester for free. But it would not be just my decision, as I am not self-employed... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e

Re: [PEDA] ATS

2001-11-01 Thread Geoff Harland
Geoff Harland wrote: It is not as if Altium need the additional funds to keep their shareholders from rioting. So the question is what their users will get in exchange for these additional payments. (It has been a long time since SP6 was released for Protel 99 SE. And since the time

[PEDA] Protel addons (ex Re Altium changes)

2001-11-01 Thread Geoff Harland
... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure

Re: [PEDA] minor display refresh bug

2001-11-08 Thread Geoff Harland
from general purpose CAD applications (such as Autocad) in that there is a good case for special layers to be provided. I think that pad and via objects could be enhanced. However, we should be very careful about what we ask for... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail

Re: [PEDA] Padstack

2001-11-29 Thread Geoff Harland
with the bathwater... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient

Re: [PEDA] data for 3D footprints

2001-11-29 Thread Geoff Harland
crashed at the time... Perhaps a really fast PC (or the right type of display card) helps, but I have found updates of views to be very very... slow Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally

Re: [PEDA] file format compatibility P98 - P99SE

2001-12-02 Thread Geoff Harland
don't see why you would want to work on a PCB file using Protel 98. If the file was originally created using Protel 99 SE, I don't see any merit in then attempting to edit that while using Protel 98. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail

Re: [PEDA] SPs for earlier versions (ex Altium Total Support Brochure)

2001-12-06 Thread Geoff Harland
(or is weak), bad attitudes can result in customers taking their complaints to a regulatory agency. And some times, in some places, these agencies kick a*** ... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally

Re: [PEDA] Using Multiple Vcc for same part

2001-12-06 Thread Geoff Harland
continue... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient

Re: [PEDA] SPs for earlier versions (ex Altium Total Support Brochure)

2001-12-09 Thread Geoff Harland
do others think about this matter? Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] PCB Move-Component selection filter doesn't stick

2001-12-09 Thread Geoff Harland
or system settings)... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended

Re: [PEDA] PCB Move-Component selection filter doesn't stick

2001-12-09 Thread Geoff Harland
testing this already Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended

Re: [PEDA] Beta testing (ex PCB Move-Component selection filter doesn't stick)

2001-12-09 Thread Geoff Harland
many of these there will be)... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] Protel does not really export to Orcad Capture...

2001-12-11 Thread Geoff Harland
of any error messages / error report generated, and then taking any remedial action as required. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access

Re: [PEDA] Protel does not really export to Orcad Capture PROTEL TO ORCAD CAPTURE

2001-12-12 Thread Geoff Harland
always been on an Altium Total Support type setup, even though this was not designated as such, until recently.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely

Re: [PEDA] Altium article from Australian electronic news Dec mag

2001-12-17 Thread Geoff Harland
in CS?). Having said that, you still provided an entertaining interpretation though. :) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail

Re: [PEDA] License number not accepted

2001-12-17 Thread Geoff Harland
usage). I can see future SPs, addon Servers, etc, being available for download solely to those who can provide a valid ATS code at the time... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged

Re: [PEDA] Menus add-ons

2001-12-18 Thread Geoff Harland
), and while it is not as straightforward, it is also possible to edit shortcut keys. (With a default menu, select the View/Toolbars/Customise... item, then select the Shortcut Keys tab in the resulting dialog box.) HTH. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer

Re: [PEDA] Design Rules

2002-01-01 Thread Geoff Harland
on the merits of having automated checking provided for this. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised

Re: [PEDA] Protel 99 se SP4 on Windows XP Home

2002-01-07 Thread Geoff Harland
interest in even trying out trial versions of future versions of Protel, which could well come about if the versions of Windows being used by would-be evaluators at such times are not up to muster for running such trial versions. Onwards through the fog... Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] closing pads on paste mask

2002-01-10 Thread Geoff Harland
which is sufficiently negative to mask all of the pads concerned. I would suggest defining a Component Class, with a name like NoPasteMask (for instance), and add all appropriate components to that class. The Design Rule's selection criteria should then be that (component) class. Regards, Geoff

Re: [PEDA] SV: Polygon at non 45degree angles

2002-01-16 Thread Geoff Harland
, the only cure is to replace the polygon. I am hoping to see big improvements re polygons in Phoenix. Time will tell whether this actually happens or not... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally

Re: [PEDA] Unfortunate Blazerouter

2002-01-23 Thread Geoff Harland
gather that much of the code used in previous and existing autorouting servers has been acquired rather than specifically written for use with Protel). We are living in interesting times (though wishing that on someone is said to be a Chinese curse :) ) ... Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] Protel 99 PCB file format?

2002-02-04 Thread Geoff Harland
to use the SDK files are expected to be a signatory to a NDA (and there was no such NDA for using the CSDK files released for use with Protel 3 or Protel 98). As the boss depicted in the local TV advt for Yellow Pages says, Not happy, Jan! Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail

Re: [PEDA] Cursors

2002-02-04 Thread Geoff Harland
hardly been overwhelmed by this. :) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] Gerber Files.

2002-02-05 Thread Geoff Harland
will then be to the RS274D standard instead.) Hope this helps. (Another possibility could be that the manufacturer is having problems with octagonal pads, but for the time being, I am guessing that aperture definitions are more likely to be the issue.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E

Re: [PEDA] View PCB 3D

2002-02-07 Thread Geoff Harland
are not through that, as of yet. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended

Re: [PEDA] Phoenix beta testing (ex View PCB 3D)

2002-02-07 Thread Geoff Harland
of waiting to see what happens... Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended

Re: [PEDA] Interactive Track editing

2002-02-10 Thread Geoff Harland
be customised as you see fit. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] YAAMR

2002-02-12 Thread Geoff Harland
give users an incentive to provide feedback: in exchange for that, the otherwise 30 days available for evaluating the trial version of the final release (when that is made available) could be extended to some extent (depending upon the quality and quantity of feedback provided).) Regards, Geoff

Re: [PEDA] Beta testing (was Pulsonix vs Protel vs Protel Pheonix)

2002-02-12 Thread Geoff Harland
a large measure of credibility. And users at large would have the chance to find and report outstanding bugs (even if it was too late in the piece for suggested enhancements to be implemented, unless these were of a trivial nature to implement). Regards, Geoff Harland

Re: [PEDA] Beta testing

2002-02-12 Thread Geoff Harland
amount of time, things might not be too bad. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you

Re: [PEDA] Key assignments (was Pulsonix vs Protel vs Protel Pheonix)

2002-02-13 Thread Geoff Harland
* used if those keys are used while another command is currently being executed. (Are there any other keys displaying this behaviour?) That could be regarded as a bug; that said, it is not one that I have lost too much sleep over to date. Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail

Re: [PEDA] Exporting ASCII

2002-02-14 Thread Geoff Harland
text files). Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any

[PEDA] Update to Protel's Website

2002-02-14 Thread Geoff Harland
, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying

[PEDA] Cpld question

2002-02-19 Thread Geoff Harland
This is a question I am posing on behalf of a workplace colleague. Does anyone have a working schematic capture example for the Xilinx- CPLD 9536VQ44 producing .jed file? (Either for Protel 99 SE or Protel 98.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer

Re: [PEDA] how does smt work ??

2002-02-20 Thread Geoff Harland
Vias' properties, so that (as at least one example) designers can select masking of vias on one side of the PCB, but not on the other side.) Regards, Geoff Harland. - E-Mail Disclaimer The Information in this e-mail is confidential and may be legally privileged

Re: [PEDA] PCB view from bottom of board??

2002-02-21 Thread Geoff Harland
Is there any way within Protel 99SE's PCB tool to cause the view to be from the bottom of the board rather than from the front? Ray Mitchell Yes (sort of) http://www.considered.com.au/Protel01.htm#CSFlipViewer Geoff Harland and I were working on a more difficult server to completely

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