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TRAIL FILE questions

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TRAIL FILE questions

Hello ProE users...

My question has to do with the trail.txt file generated after every work session in proe.

Why is this file genrated?

How can it be used?

Is it possible to prevent it being generated?

Is it possible to delete all previous trail files generated so far as when old versions of a part are deleted?

thanks, regards

Al.

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RE: TRAIL FILE questions



In Reply to Alvaro Barboza:

Hello ProE users...

My question has to do with the trail.txt file generated after every work session in proe.

Why is this file genrated?- -See below

How can it be used? - Salvage lost work after a crash (possibly)

Is it possible to prevent it being generated? - NO

Is it possible to delete all previous trail files generated so far as when old versions of a part are deleted? - Yes, the purge command will remove all but the last one. I put this into the batch command that launches Pro/E.

thanks, regards

Al.

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RE: TRAIL FILE questions

Keep in mind that a purge will keep the latest version of the file (e.g., trail.txt.293), so this will continue to increment. If you want restart from .1 every time, you could specify the trail file location in config.pro (i.e., trail_dir C:\Temp\Trail), then use modify the batch file to delete trail.txt.* before launching Pro/E.