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From: "Steve Broyles" <steve.broyles(a)attbi.com>
Sent: Friday, September 20, 2002 6:17 PM
Subject: Re: [DMU] Several questions on deeds
> Is there any way to compare two sets of deed plots? For example, Mr
> has a large set of Mecklenburg Co VA deeds and I have put together a
> Eastern Mecklenburg Co. Every thing generally agrees but where there are
> fairly large discrepancies it would be good if I could resolve where my
> error was.
I'm afraid I'm the guilty party as far as the latest Mecklenburg patents
I took Mr. Hudgins placements and then did a bunch of work to try to more
place them. Discrepancies could be errors/judgments on my part just as
If we agree on a parcel's location to within a few hundred feet I would
that is outstanding agreement given the many uncertainties.
Comparison can be accomplished by using File>>Open to open both files.
then use the Window menu to cascade or tile the two windows and then
the windows to your taste. In this way you can look at both projects
> Other questions: Is there any way to find out which items in a selected
> are "locked?" (other than looking at them one by one)
Unfortunately there is not. If you open your deed file in a text editor
such as WordPad you can search for L1 in the Loc line of deeds. This is
code that corresponds to Locked.
> If I force one of my deeds to have the same loc as one of Mr Hudgins's
> then move the rest of mine to surround that deed - should the
> information be
> comparable? If so - what do loc parameters mean?
If you're referring to the Loc line (invisible inside DeedMapper, but
visible in WordPad as noted above), the loc values should be similar, but
I'd hardly expect them to be identical. The loc line contains the
location, font, style, locked, and perhaps a few other things.
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