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Ignore Z
« on: August 16, 2011, 04:35:09 PM »
Is there a way to tell Mach to ignore all Z moves?  For instance, if I wanted to run a program but just cut air with no Z moves.  Rather than generating a separate program with no Z moves, can I just do it in Mach with a setting?

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Re: Ignore Z
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2011, 04:37:59 PM »
Disable the Z axis and it will just ignore it I think.
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Re: Ignore Z
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2011, 05:21:48 PM »
Setting Page top right inhibit axis

OR I f you don't want to loose position of Z. Then set Z scale to .00001.  It will move but not so that you would notice it.

If that doesn't work for you there may be more options with CB.

(;-) TP

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Re: Ignore Z
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2011, 05:57:36 PM »
The CB option is DoOemButton(252) same as the setting screen button

Hope that helps, (;-) TP
Re: Ignore Z
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2011, 08:00:23 PM »
The CB option is DoOemButton(252) same as the setting screen button

Hope that helps, (;-) TP

Just got around to trying this.  Worked great.  Thanks for the tip.