I'm trying to work with a layout file from a customer (done by another consultant) in Altium. I have a .pcbdoc file from Altium. I've tried importing it into layout, but get a bunch of warnings. The .log file (attached) has lots of warnings about that things it can't handle, but ultimately, it says:
"[F] The input design is too large for PADS Layout. Reduce the size of the design to 56000 mils square and try again."
In the Gerbers I have for the design, I see there's a large drawing border about 20 x 15 inches. That should be within the limits for PADS, so I don't understand the problem, but that's what I'm seeing.
I really don't want to ask my customer to ask the other consultant to remove the border and re-save the database... especially since I figure there's a substantial possibility the end result won't be usable anyway. I did try importing it using V9.5 and VX.1.1. I also tried the stand-alone PADS Layout Translator - that gave the same results, just in a window.