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From: David Martin <>
Subject: Re: [DMU] Loading Multiple Images (Maps)
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 19:22:37 -0500
For some reason RootsWeb rejected my last message... no wonder I got no
If I am able to successfully load the image in one MBL, shouldn't I be able
to display a second MBL against the same background image? I have one with
patents and a second with deeds of the same area, and wish I could switch
back and forth--with the background map displayed--without having to close
DM before I open the other file.
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 9:26 PM, David Martin <> wrote:
> Haha... 2GB. Is DM trying to load it twice into RAM and failing?
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Steve Broyles <>wrote:
>> Um. Er. Holy Cow! That's an enormous file.
>> Yes, it's probably a file size issue. How much memory is in your machine?
>> Steve Broyles
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "David Martin" <>
>> > Could it be a problem with the file size?
>> > I am using a huge TIFF that I downloaded from the USGS Seamless Server
>> > 10 50-60MB pieces and then pasted together in Photoshop. The resulting
>> > image is 561MB and covers all of Campbell Co., VA and parts of the
>> > surrounding counties. It loads surprizingly quickly in DM and is very
>> > manageable--no real lag in zooming or panning.
>> > However, if I attempt to open a second MBL displaying the same image, it
>> > will not display. Likewise, if I uncheck the "Enable" setting for this
>> > image and Enable a second one, the second image will not display at all.
>> > It isn't hidden under the first one, since that one has been disabled.
>> > Also, in troubleshooting I have always closed all instances of DM then
>> > reopened one or more in each of the scenarios above and previously
>> > mentioned.
>> > Thanks,
>> > David