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bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« on: November 16, 2014, 09:56:29 AM »
Ok, I bought the Mach 3 software, and decided to try the circle wizard.  Now, no matter what gcode I load, it starts with a circle, and just keeps going.  then stalls out when the circle completes.  What nifty little solution is there for this?

Thanks, John

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Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2014, 02:44:28 AM »
Check the IJ mode is correct, ideally the code should set it for you but if you go to Config menu then General Config you will see the IJ mode, set it to the opposite of what it is now and see if that helps.
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Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2014, 07:04:43 AM »
not finding anything in that screen that says IJ... config>general config >

how close was the vote on seperation? 

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Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2014, 07:18:10 AM »
not finding anything in that screen that says IJ... config>general config >


Hi John,

You'r not looking properly - it's there (just up, left of center - radio button selection - IJ Mode).

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Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2014, 04:22:53 PM »
Found the IJ button, toggled it, tho, still having the problem,

Thanks for the response...
John
Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2014, 04:40:14 PM »
I did some more experimenting and found that it does it even with new g-code files coming out of v-carve.  I don't see how v-carve is the problem, as the problem only exists with this installation of Mach3.  It goes back to the circles everytime I start it.  This first started happening after I purchased the license.  Then I tried running the circle wizard, and now everything seems to want to go to the circle wizard, even though my desired file appears on the screen, Mach 3 ignores it.


Thanks for any help, John
Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2014, 06:09:25 PM »
Are you using the right post processor for your machine?
Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2014, 09:18:58 PM »
It had been working fine, under the trial version.  It has only been since I purchased the license that I have had this problem.  I have uninstalled and re-installed, etc.   This installation is not connected to my CNC, it is in a seperate building with another installation. 

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Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2014, 05:42:26 PM »
Attach your xml and also a sample of the code you are having problems with.
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Re: bought software, tried circle wizard, now all i get is circles,
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2014, 06:46:35 PM »
g-code file attached.