Solved

how to use ERwin 7.2.5.1918 version to view the ERwin model created by 7.3 version

Posted on 2011-03-02
3
3,529 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
can not view the model which is created by 7.3 version, it gives error
" The file is File Format v18.
This version of the application can only laod files of File Format v16 or older
please update your software."

any idea to fix it  ?
if I do not want to update my ERwin ,is there any way to view it?

thanks


0
Comment
Question by:SayYou_SayMe
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 44

Accepted Solution

by:
Arthur_Wood earned 500 total points
ID: 35026557
This is not something that can be "fixed".  I am not aware of any software that is 'forward' compatible - that is an older version of the software having the ability to read a file created with a newer version.  Since you know the file was created with V7.3, you will need to have at least V7.3 in order to read it.  

Why do you not want to upgrade your version of ERWIN?

the error message that you are getting is telling you everything that you need to know.

"The file is File Format v18.
This version of the application can only laod files of File Format v16 or older
please update your software."

AW

0
 

Assisted Solution

by:SayYou_SayMe
SayYou_SayMe earned 0 total points
ID: 35032885
yes, it is only way to update the 7.3 version

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:SayYou_SayMe
ID: 35067793
i already updated it
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Recently, Microsoft released a best-practice guide for securing Active Directory. It's a whopping 300+ pages long. Those of us tasked with securing our company’s databases and systems would, ideally, have time to devote to learning the ins and outs…
Your data is at risk. Probably more today that at any other time in history. There are simply more people with more access to the Web with bad intentions.
Video by: Steve
Using examples as well as descriptions, step through each of the common simple join types, explaining differences in syntax, differences in expected outputs and showing how the queries run along with the actual outputs based upon a simple set of dem…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

691 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question