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Preset position
« on: November 09, 2017, 09:40:09 AM »
I use Mach3 on a JoesCNC router table.  Home is front left and that's where I position the head to get started for most cuts, but the whole gantry is in the way for loading material, so i usually end up sending it all the way back and right for loading.  I program it in the g-code of the cut files to move the head there but is there such a thing as a programmable key on the keyboard to send the head somehere?  Maybe a "run G-code" key preset?
thanks
JF

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Re: Preset position
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2017, 10:38:07 AM »
You'd need to edit the screen to add a button, which you can assign a hotkey to. The button would call a macro to send the machine where you want.
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Re: Preset position
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2017, 10:39:29 AM »
ok thanks.  Will do and report back