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How to deal with this error message "Illegal file format"?

Latest Updated:09/15/2006

Question:

I am getting the error message "Illegal file format". How should I deal with it?

Answer:

This error message is displayed in the following cases:
1. When making a mask file
The content of the hexadecimal data file is not a form that MM can work with.
2. When displaying mask information from a mask file
There is an error in the mask file contents (the mask file is damaged).
3. When extracting hexadecimal data from a mask file
There is an error in the mask file contents (the mask file is damaged).

If you receive this error message, refer to Appendices A and B of MM User's Manual for instructions on how to confirm the contents of the file.

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