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*Hartings, Rodney
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IDW File size increase drastically.

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11-08-2002 03:20 AM
Has anybody had a problem with the size of their IDW drawing increasing by a
large amount. We had a file, weldment idw, that had a hole chart and views
on it. The file was 5 MB at this point, we went into it, deleted some
callouts, and added just a couple of dims and it jumped to approx. 40 MB. I
checked the versions to keep setting and it is at one and I am at a loss as
to what happened. I just used Mikes Maintenance program and it reduced it
to 18 MB but what happened to only 5 MB??

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Hardware Specs:
650 Mhz PIII
768M RAM
Elsa Synergy II
Windows 2000 Pro
----
Rodney Hartings
Engineering
Coldwater Machine Company, LLC.
Email: rhartings@coldwatermachine.com
www.coldwatermachine.com
*Maas, Karl
Message 2 of 4 (69 Views)

Re: IDW File size increase drastically.

11-08-2002 08:35 PM in reply to: *Hartings, Rodney
Did you add any bitmaps? I know you said that you are keeping the versions
to 1 but did you compact anyway?

BTW what's Mike's Maintenance program?

--
K


"Rodney Hartings" wrote in message
news:710499ADCF0CABE00DA7D7D45EE2BC46@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Has anybody had a problem with the size of their IDW drawing increasing by
a
> large amount. We had a file, weldment idw, that had a hole chart and
views
> on it. The file was 5 MB at this point, we went into it, deleted some
> callouts, and added just a couple of dims and it jumped to approx. 40 MB.
I
> checked the versions to keep setting and it is at one and I am at a loss
as
> to what happened. I just used Mikes Maintenance program and it reduced it
> to 18 MB but what happened to only 5 MB??
>
> --
> Hardware Specs:
> 650 Mhz PIII
> 768M RAM
> Elsa Synergy II
> Windows 2000 Pro
> ----
> Rodney Hartings
> Engineering
> Coldwater Machine Company, LLC.
> Email: rhartings@coldwatermachine.com
> www.coldwatermachine.com
>
>
*Keller, Kent
Message 3 of 4 (69 Views)

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11-09-2002 01:01 AM in reply to: *Hartings, Rodney
Mikes Maintenance program can be found on my site (see sig) on the iCode
page. It compacts, unreserves the file and checks the files health

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Kent Keller
Member of the Autodesk Discussion Forum Moderator Program

http://www.MyMcad.com/KWiK/Mcad.htm

"Karl Maas" wrote in message

> BTW what's Mike's Maintenance program?
>
> --
> K
*Hartings, Rodney
Message 4 of 4 (69 Views)

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11-10-2002 07:55 PM in reply to: *Hartings, Rodney
No, there were no bitmaps added, as I said in the previous email all that
was done is a couple of callouts were deleted and some dimensions were added
so it doesn't make sense why it would increase in size so drastically.

"Karl Maas" wrote in message
news:C699CA6677F9F7E3A0B967EF39E3BE4D@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> Did you add any bitmaps? I know you said that you are keeping the versions
> to 1 but did you compact anyway?
>
> BTW what's Mike's Maintenance program?
>
> --
> K
>
>
> "Rodney Hartings" wrote in message
> news:710499ADCF0CABE00DA7D7D45EE2BC46@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> > Has anybody had a problem with the size of their IDW drawing increasing
by
> a
> > large amount. We had a file, weldment idw, that had a hole chart and
> views
> > on it. The file was 5 MB at this point, we went into it, deleted some
> > callouts, and added just a couple of dims and it jumped to approx. 40
MB.
> I
> > checked the versions to keep setting and it is at one and I am at a loss
> as
> > to what happened. I just used Mikes Maintenance program and it reduced
it
> > to 18 MB but what happened to only 5 MB??
> >
> > --
> > Hardware Specs:
> > 650 Mhz PIII
> > 768M RAM
> > Elsa Synergy II
> > Windows 2000 Pro
> > ----
> > Rodney Hartings
> > Engineering
> > Coldwater Machine Company, LLC.
> > Email: rhartings@coldwatermachine.com
> > www.coldwatermachine.com
> >
> >
>
>

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