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301  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: NEWFANGLED SOLUTIONS SOFTWARE - LATEST VERSION on: June 20, 2011, 07:27:36 PM
Whenever I make a change to the NFS wizards I will place the new version here. It will be in the form of a zip file with the name Newfangled### where the ### will be the latest version number.

To install this you simply download the zip file, and un-zip it into your C:\Mach3\Addons folder.

The normal unzip will leave this with the ### Part. If you want to keep an old version around you can leave it this way, just select it from the wizard menu. More likely you will want to delete the old folder C:\Mach3\Addons\Newfangled then rename to the new one to remove the ###
302  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Write Wizard - No code output on: June 20, 2011, 07:09:24 PM
Lets get this clear- the text Write wizard is NOT part of NFS, so it needs no license, and has no support. The most common issues are failing to generate code, but that is not related to a NFS license.

It is a very complicated wizard and needs a big set of custom macros to work- I have not studied it a lot, but I think there is a macro for each letter. See the first few replies to this topic about coping the macros if you use a custom profile.

The other problem that gets people is the use of an onscreen ENTER button that is required to cause it to add the code.

Someday i need to dig into that wizard and see how it works. But I use the free DeskEngrave text to gcode program, and it works great
303  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Calling an outside wizzard. on: June 20, 2011, 06:46:38 PM
I dont see any way to have the wizards call another wizard in such a modular way.

The problem I ran into in adding functions is the tightly designed screen graphics- that already shows a bit on the main screen where a couple of the later functions have different graphic styles, and are kind of squezed into place.

I am not opposed to adding other features into the main set if there is enough demand for it

With some of the new features promised for V4 it would be possible to do a wizard set like NFS, but with lots more future expansion possibilities. Brian and I have talked about this a lot, and many of the changes to the V4 wizard calling are because of these discussions, and similar topics with the MachStd Mill set. We will see how much can be done.
304  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: newfangled solution wizards on novakon nm145 on: June 02, 2011, 07:51:16 PM
Yes, the Newfangled wizards are an extra cost, $50 option. You will be sent a license key that lets them save code. Without the license they work, you just cant save the code.

305  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Taskbar and NFS wizards on: June 02, 2011, 07:48:07 PM
That page has not been changed for some time, but I will make a note to move the button up. Using the screen editor to fix it yourself is easy if its a big problem. I do my testing on a big screen, but do not maximize the window, I run it at 1024,768 which is the default window size.
306  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Wizard not cutting rectangle and no post after preview on: May 27, 2011, 08:21:33 PM
The top topic in this forum is now sticky and contains the latest version.

Which pocket are you using? Is it possible you have some condition set that is making the code run a long time- like asking for 10" deep in .001" increments?

The only reason you could not return from the preview is if  Mach is still processing the code, as it does before a preview. Maybe you have found an infinite loop, cut rectangle had one, that was the fix in V2.85

Can you post a screen shot of teh wizard with all the DRos filled in?
307  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Wizard not cutting rectangle and no post after preview on: May 27, 2011, 06:16:52 PM
I dont know of any problems like that. The return from preview is the same code in all functions, and I know that works well.

I just put up a new version last week, load it and see what happens.

308  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Newfangled solutions on: May 24, 2011, 07:07:03 AM
This has been fixed in V 2.86. See the sticky topic at teh top of this forum for the zip file
309  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: NFS Wizards: Preview Issues on: May 23, 2011, 09:36:54 AM
What NFS version are you using? The preview page now includes both a toolpath screen and a code window. With that we can tell if you are not generating code or have a toolpath display issue.

The latest version is in a sticky topic on this forum. The version number will appear at the top right corner of the first wizard screen.
310  Third party software and hardware support forums. / Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / Re: Newfangled solutions on: April 30, 2011, 06:56:33 PM
You are correct that the material DRO is the same as the X center. There was another duplicate that I had fixed. Im traveling now, I will correct this and release a new version when I get home next week. Sorry for the confusion and not checking your first report closer.
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