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keyboard control
« on: December 29, 2015, 06:07:13 PM »
hello
 I am having a strange problem with my keyboard arrows and controlling my gantry. The up and down arrows are moving my x axis and right and left are moving my y axis. If I use the tab key to bring up the control panel it is moving correctly. (Z+ Z- Ect.) I have tried to reassign the hot keys and even tried assign them backwards to see if this would change the problem. I not sure if this is just a bug with Mach what. Everything else runs fine. Just wonder if anyone has run across this.

Thanks for your help.
 Tom

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Re: keyboard control
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2015, 02:53:19 AM »
Hi Tom,

Welcome to the forum.

If reassigning the hotkeys does not work for you then there could be an issue with your Mach3 installation. A re-install of Mach3 may cure the problem.

Before uninstalling the existing version and installing new...

 Backup the following to the desktop, or even better, a USB drive:

XML(Profile) – This stores you’re settings for Mach3, if you lose it you will need to re-setup you’re ports and pins, motor tuning, etc.
Screensets
Macros/Brains



Tweakie.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.  Winston Churchill.
Re: keyboard control
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2015, 11:04:45 AM »
Tom I had the same thing happen to me on my machine and I had to reinstall Mach3. After the reinstall and redoing all the settings it worked fine.  Wish I knew about saving the settings because I had to start from scratch.