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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2010, 02:55:24 PM »
Okay sure I found the xml file had to rename it to upload it though

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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2010, 03:17:23 PM »
afraid that doesnt seem to be the correct xml as there is nothing set up in it. The one you want is for the profile you are using, if the standard Mill profile then look in the Mach 3 folder for a file called Mach3Mill.xml, if using a different profile it will be named the same as your profiles name.
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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2010, 04:24:58 PM »
Okay I found it I think

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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2010, 05:12:14 PM »
Your code is mainly made up of short line segments which is certainly not helping but the main thing I think is just the graphics update in Mach. You would change the colour of the G1 toolpath which may make it clearer, you can do that from Config menu then ToolPath. I am not sure how different graphics cards affect things, will have to check tomorrow if I remember on the machines in the workshop to see if they are different.
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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2010, 10:25:29 AM »
It might be the "Line from last to current" that he is seeing and the colors for G1?

If it is off you get dotted lines if it is on you will get line segment lines.

Config/Toolpath/Line from last to current

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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2010, 10:40:12 AM »
Well there you go, another setting in Mach to remember ;D
Thanks Jason thats likely it.
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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2010, 10:52:13 AM »
Oh, thank you so much.  I don't think I would have ever found that one.  Yes you were right last to current once checked all is well.  Again thank you so much.

Norm ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2010, 01:28:43 PM »
I looked in there yesterday and never even saw that. Should be moved up with the rest of the options.
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Re: Mach3 Tool Path Screen
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2010, 09:32:08 AM »
Great to hear it was a simple fix!