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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2011, 05:59:00 PM »
0 in the top corner is the line counter on the currently running program. and the 00:00 is the running time of the program. I wanted to use the estimated time, but that variable is not used by Mach3. I also believe it might be highly variable and I wouldn't be able to calc it.

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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2011, 06:26:56 PM »
Ah yes! I loaded a code up and away she went  :)

Thanks so much, what a nice/handy little plugin you have made.
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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2011, 06:49:09 PM »
Thanks Colton, is that the latest plug-in posted?

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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2011, 06:58:02 PM »
Thanks Colton, is that the latest plug-in posted?

Brett

Hi, Brett,

It isn't, the latest Rev is LCDDRo11a, but I will let it up to Colton to let me know if he'd like me to replace the previous version in his first post in this thread.

Colton, maybe it would be good to add the other features that you now show in the DRO in your text file? (mostly for idiots like my self that don't fully test things when we should   ;)  )

Thanks,
Dave
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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2011, 07:17:21 PM »
hehe. yeah it would be :)  If you like, you can update the first post for me. It will save me an upload and someone editing it for me :)

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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #15 on: December 05, 2011, 07:55:15 PM »
Done and done  :)

You're going to love me for this next thought though  ;D  

Possibly the running time should include hours instead of just minutes and seconds?

I've been running a test for over an hour now (1:22:31 seconds in Mach 3) and noticed it only says 22:31 on the LCD which might be misleading to someone thinking it was only 22:31 to run the job if they weren't watching closely?

Just a thought  ;)

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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2011, 08:06:37 PM »
Thanks Colton and Dave.

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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2011, 08:20:09 PM »
And therein lies the problem with the wrap around :) my version of Mach3 only has 2 possibilities for the runtime display. 00:00 and 00:00:00. Yours on there other hand has a third option it seems. 00:00:00:00.  anyways I'll make a programming change and include hours again.

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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #18 on: December 05, 2011, 08:32:38 PM »
Actually I just have 00:00 on the LCD DRO, not the 00:00:00 that I have in Mach 3. Is that an easy switch? I don't need the 00:00:00:00.

Thanks,
Dave
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Re: LCD DRo plugin Gravitech board
« Reply #19 on: December 05, 2011, 10:06:26 PM »
It's more of a pain than anything. Mach3 outputs all 3 versions of that string in the same variable alternating between them I believe. That's what it does with the 00:00 and 00:00:00 on my setup and I assume it does  similar with yours. Just a matter of cutting the string at the appropriate place or placing it correctly.