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mach3 repeat info
« on: September 15, 2007, 07:00:08 PM »
i made nc file with meshcam from stl file my question is this could i repeat the same file 2 or 4 or more with x or y offset and then the cnc stop a other way to ask is if my file is 2x2 and the pice of wood is 2.5 x 12 so my file will be repeat 6 time and stop to change the peice of wood thank you jacques

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Re: mach3 repeat info
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2007, 05:47:45 AM »
Yes - you can repeat the same program with different offsets.

Have a look at the tutorial on offsets and experiment a bit.

The other way is to have your cutting program as a sub routine, and set different start co-ordinates then call the sub routine.
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