Listmembers, what does the error message "unsupported save
indicate? What is the remedy?
I'm guessing that you opened a map file, did some things, and then tried to
save. If this happens
again use Save As to name a deed file (assuming you have added deeds to the
Generally you only open maps to preview them. 99% of the time you work with
a deed file rather
than map files. Whenever you open a deed file, any associated maps are
Deed files have names ending in .mbl. Map files have names ending in .bmf.
Where is the default on the text view? I made "customized"
did not work; tried to re-set using default and that is nowhere to be
There's no "default". You create your own. Try the following:
Start the program
Open a deed file
Go to the Text View (F6)
Append a new deed (F10)
You should see your customized deed entry template
Select all of its text and hit the Delete key to remove it
Type the following, taking care to leave a space at the end of each line:
! beginning at...
Ln ; ;
Open the View menu, select Options, then Text View, then Save Deed Template
You'll see the above every time you Append a deed (F10).
Additional abstracting categories are Adj, Wit, ID. If you choose to use
them, make sure
they precede the metes and bounds.