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From: "Garry Brown" <>
Subject: [DMU] pushing the limits
Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2000 20:25:43 -0700
I am still attempting to construct a map of the first generation of settlers in a 100 square mile area in Weakley Co TN. I have about 600 deeds plotted and about half of them linked or connected together. I am beginning to push the limits of my computer's ability to handle all the data. Things were OK until I finally figured out how to correct the original survey grid to accurately portray these plots on a modern map. I have several questions.
1. When I put in an "include" statement, my computer slows down a great deal. I have 128MB RAM on a 750 MHz processor. I see the slow down in scrolling. If I scroll too fast the machine freezes or crashes. Is this normal?
2. I am running Deedmapper 3.0 build 7. It appears to accept a decl value that is a decimal (like 1.5 degrees) Later on I was crashing. Can decl be a decimal value or must it be an integer.
3. same as two for compass bearings. Is "N9.5E;;" an acceptable bearing or must I use integers?
4. I have used lots of labels or annotations on my plots. Do these use lots of memory and could this be a significant contributor to my slow down.
5. I am using a small fractikon of the background map. I am working on the seam of four topos I purchased from you. Could this be significant? Should I try to cut the map down to the area I am using? If so, how do I do that?
Thanks for the assist. As you can see I am heavily committed to your product and use it extensively. I just want it to do more.
Garry S Brown