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131  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: unable to view job on: March 24, 2013, 05:44:56 PM
can you save a job file of one of the failed jobs and post it here. The job file is very small, but it contains everything I need to duplicate the job as you see it.
132  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Mill Wizard will not load tool path screens on: March 24, 2013, 05:43:22 PM
can you save a job file of one of the failed jobs and post it here. The job file is very small, but it contains everything I need to duplicate the job as you see it.
133  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Gcode on Circle, Arc and feed rate errors on: March 17, 2013, 06:35:41 PM
Ok, I found the problem- we set the feed to plunge rate before doing the ramp, then forgot to reset it to feed rate after ramp. This was both linear and helical ramps.

We will post an update soon.
134  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: bugs in thread milling wizard help on: March 16, 2013, 07:23:55 AM
What wizard version are you running? Look in the top right corner of the first screen. If its not 2.86 look at the top entry in this group for the latest kit and install that. I have made fixes to the thread wizard, but I will admit I am still not 100% sure all of the 8 combinations of in/out, lh/rh and climb/conv are correct.
135  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Install issue on: March 14, 2013, 10:52:34 AM
The installer wants to put the .exe in the  C:\Program Files(x86) folder. On Win7 the system doesnt allow that unless you run as admin. The common way is to right click on the install file name and select 'Run as'

It places the user files in the folder pointed to by $PROFILE which windows sets to the users path. So if you are running in the admin account you wind up with the files under  in C:\Users\admin\Wizards|Mill.

I suspect when you make your own user folder windows doesnt fix the $PROFILE envvar.

Right now I dont know how to get around this, other than to put your user folder where microsoft wants it, or to manually move the folders after the install to your user folder.

I will continue to work on this.
136  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Install issue on: March 14, 2013, 08:30:41 AM
Brian want to include a post option in V2, but that is going to be at least many months (a year?) from now.

We will have demo systems at cabin fever, both in the seminar and on the exhibit floor Saturday and Sunday and you will be able to use one and try whatever you want.
137  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Install issue on: March 14, 2013, 08:23:51 AM
This whole install thing was done to be compliant with the microsoft requirements for applications. I have to admit I don't like it either, but Brian wants to 'follow the rules'

I have not seen the problem of putting the user files under the admin path- when I have run it they come out as expected under the user name

Did you do a 'Run as' or were you logged in as admin?
138  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Install issue on: March 09, 2013, 07:21:36 PM
Ok, this one looks like the permission problem in win7. You have to run as Administrator to install in win7. Right click on the installer exe file and choose the run as.. choice.

Damn I hate microsoft install issues.
139  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Install issue on: March 09, 2013, 06:32:49 PM
The wizards now use the Microsoft standards for file placement. The exe is installed in c:\ProgramFiles\Wizards\Mill The users files, like job files, tooltable, and gcofe go in C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Wizards\Mill

If you have moved MyDocuments it should not matter but if you have moved your user folder then it will fail.

Did the install run without error, and it is failing on start up of the wizard?

Material.txt is still in the .exe folder instead of the user settings folder. We should correct that to be consistent.
140  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Mill Wizard / Re: Parameter Discussion on: March 07, 2013, 09:10:35 PM
If you do a circle pocket it does a helical ramp, the circle cut does the zig-zag, but in a circular arc. But the helical ramp is in the center, then it works out to the finish edge so the ramp is lost.
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