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Pedio:

--- Quote from: poppabear on July 06, 2015, 07:41:36 AM ---Look over, and try this one, and see if it works......

Scott

--- End quote ---

--- Quote from: daniellyall on July 06, 2015, 05:34:15 PM ---well it`s still not quite right it comes up with this now

mcLua ERROR: Lua: Error while running chunk
[string "C:\Mach4Hobby\LuaExamples\m1005.mcs"]:27: bad argument #2 to 'tonumber' (base out of range)
stack traceback:
   [C]: in function 'tonumber'
   [string "C:\Mach4Hobby\LuaExamples\m1005.mcs"]:27: in function 'GetRegister'
   [string "C:\Mach4Hobby\LuaExamples\m1005.mcs"]:45: in function 'm1005'
   [string "C:\Mach4Hobby\LuaExamples\m1005.mcs"]:112: in main chunk


mcLua ERROR: Lua: Error while running chunk

I changed this

function GetRegister(regname, num)--Added the return type def param
      local rc;
      local inst = mc.mcGetInstance();
      local hreg = mc.mcRegGetHandle(inst, string.format("iRegs0/%s", regname));
      local ReturnValue = 0;
      if num == 1 then
         ReturnValue = tonumber(mc.mcRegGetValueString(hreg));
      else
         ReturnValue = mc.mcRegGetValueString(hreg);
      end
        return ReturnValue;
      end

back to this
function GetRegister(regname)
local inst = mc.mcGetInstance()
local hreg = mc.mcRegGetHandle(inst, string.format("iRegs0/%s", regname))
return mc.mcRegGetValueString(hreg)
end

and ran through fine but still with the no probe contact error

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Papa Bear - I tried putting the script into the "left up script" on the auto tool zero button on the Mach4 main screen. Nothing happens

I have the latest PMDX SmartBOB plugin that supports probing. I have assigned the digitizer to pin 15 and attached the touch plate. When I touch the magnet to the plate the probe LED lights.

Not sure if I need to do anything else. I am a newbie so please forgive me of my ignorance.

Pedio:
I quoted the wrong thread - I used the Papa Bear script in the zip file.

dude1:
it`s ok pedio it dont work yet

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