I want to disable the autobackup feature on PADS. I tried to set the time interval to a large number but the highest it will accept is 30 min. Is there anyway to simply disable this feature?
Hi Brad, I moved your question to the PADS layout community for a quicker answer. Best regards, Cathy
Go to Tools > Options > General > Backups and change it there.
Why would you want to do that (I am just curious)?
Thanks for the feedback. I tried that options page and am unable to
disable tehm from there. Here is what I see:
I tried setting the time interval to a larger number but it will only
accept numbers between 1 and 30. I also tried to set the number of backups
to 0 and it will only accept numbers between 1 and 9. There is no
The reason I want to disable the autobackups is that on my system it takes
nearly 60 seconds to back up. When I manually save the design it only
takes about 5 seconds. It get annoying to have this autobackup start when
I'm right in the middle of a task.
Thanks again for your help!!
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Maybe point the backup directory to a folder where you do not have write privileges? PADS will probably complain at the appropriate back up times but at least you won't have a copy sitting around.
5 seconds vs 60 seconds sounds like a networking issue. Can you relocate the (unwanted) backup to your hard drive? That backup will probably save you one day...
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