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Re: Using my mill as a CMM machine ??
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2010, 05:29:46 PM »
Basically you just choose what you want to do (jog record or point record) then click back on the screen and do your jogging and clciking when to record if point is chosen. When done click OK and the code should open in Mach.
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Re: Using my mill as a CMM machine ??
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2010, 05:49:01 PM »
I definitely want to "point record", but like I said before, my skills are limited when using this program. It would be nice if the author had a small tutorial with the program.
My biggest problem is that I don't know if I'm supposed to use this plugin AFTER or BEFORE marking the points on my part.
If I use it AFTER, (which is the way I think it's supposed to be used), how do I record the points as I touch the stylus to my part?
sorry for such stupid questions !!
Re: Using my mill as a CMM machine ??
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2010, 06:06:14 PM »
OK I think I'm getting it now.
I wasn't clicking back on the screen. I was also expecting to record the clicks as I was moving.
I appreciate your help.
Dan

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Re: Using my mill as a CMM machine ??
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2010, 06:25:42 PM »
To me it looks like you jog to where you want then press record, jog record, jog record and so on then when you have finished you click OK and the code will open. Might have to press Regen and you will see the toolpath.
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