To all who have replied (both thru the list and "off-line") -

Thanks! Export to text file worked, although slowly. I have tried changing
my swap file (virtual memory), but it is taking so long to open anything
that I'm changing it back to the original settings. Besides, the end-user,
and most of our machines, has Win98...

We're also looking at 256-mb memory. As one of you observed, memory is cheap
right now. (Although there is the cost of installing...)

       Thanks again for sharing your knowledge. -- Joan


"McCready, Joan" <Joan.McCready@metaltekint.com>
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To all -

Sigh. I just got off the phone with MAPICS support. We have an end-user
who
has set up a view and subset over MO Operations (we're using Browser and
EPDM at Rel 4 - MO Operations is a look-only card). If he tries to copy
this
view and subset combination to clipboard to load into Excel, his PC locks
up
with an "out of memory" error.

Mine does, too. I have 256 mb memory. At MAPICS support, their PC didn't
lock up, but it took over 15 minutes to copy to the clipboard. They have
512
mb memory. The problem with this view is that it includes two "calculated"
fields, both of which are essential to the task my end-user is trying to
accomplish. Views without calculated fields don't cause a problem.

Just how much memory DOES the Browser need to work? I know the Rel 6
documentation says 128 mb (we've ordered and are in the process of
installing to get all Browser-using PC's up to 128), but what do you
REALLY
need?

Anyone else, especially on Rel 6, having out-of-memory problems with
Browser? How about with some of the new Browser functions - MM, OBPM, CSM,
etc.? Any words of wisdom?

Joan McCready, IS Manager      phone:  636-479-4499
MetalTek International               fax:  636-479-3399
The Carondelet Division             www.metaltekint.com
8600 Commercial Blvd
Pevely, MO  63070

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