Admin: very old BOX files

Martin Wynne

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Please do not send requests for help direct to me via email.

Post your questions on the forum where everyone can see them and add helpful replies.
This is an advance warning.

In the next program update 227a I shall be removing the compatibility with BOX files saved prior to version 071a of 27th April 2001. That's 20 years ago.

They will still load, but any shoved-timber data in them will be lost. You may remember that in those days there was a limit of 30 shoved timbers maximum on any given template.

If you still have any 20-year-old BOX files which you want to use (and which contain shoved timbers) please load them into the current version of Templot now and re-save them. You won't be able to do this in 227a.

As far as I can recall this is the first time in the history of Templot that any compatibility with legacy files has been lost, but nothing lasts for ever. :)

cheers,

Martin.
 
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