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Offline Rob G

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Mach4 Touch Sceen
« on: May 08, 2020, 07:10:14 PM »
Wanted some feedback on this Screen for Mach4  it is intended to be a very touchscreen friendly 4X Mill screen.  Any ideas, comments, or suggestions will be helpful.

Thanks,

Rob Gaudette
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Re: Mach4 Touch Sceen
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2020, 07:15:01 PM »
I like the color contrasts. It is not Gray on Grey where everything blends together.
One thing I don't see is a go to Machine zero. Very helpful when testing code and it goes in the wrong direction.


Mike
We never have the time or money to do it right the first time, but we somehow manage to do it twice and then spend the money to get it right.

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Re: Mach4 Touch Sceen
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2020, 07:56:15 AM »
Mike,
Are you referring to Machine Home, or work cords Zero?

Rob
Re: Mach4 Touch Sceen
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2020, 05:36:23 AM »
Hi Rob,
Machine home. I usually add a button that does something like;

local inst = mc.mcGetInstance()
mc.mcCntlMdiExecute(inst, "G00 G53 Z0\nG00 G53 X0 Y0 A0)

That is close to what I use but I am not at the machine right now.

For mere mortals like me it can be a real time saver, especially when something goes wrong.(which never happens!!!)

Mike
We never have the time or money to do it right the first time, but we somehow manage to do it twice and then spend the money to get it right.

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Re: Mach4 Touch Sceen
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2020, 11:55:13 AM »
Mike,

Thank you for taking the time to look at this and give some feed back!!  This may be close to what we provide for a touch screen in future builds.

Oh and remember.... if its going too right, then there is definitely something wrong!!  :)

Thanks,

Rob
Re: Mach4 Touch Sceen
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2020, 07:58:01 PM »
I have a touch screen on one of my machines so I will beta test it if you want.

Mike
We never have the time or money to do it right the first time, but we somehow manage to do it twice and then spend the money to get it right.

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Re: Mach4 Touch Sceen
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2020, 11:36:46 PM »
The sky is the limit for screens.  It is nice to see some slick looking examples!

Steve