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 <martin.d.r(a)gmail.com> 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 <steve.broyles(a)comcast.net>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" <martin.d.r(a)gmail.com>
> > 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
> > 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