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« on: October 18, 2008, 06:51:16 PM »
Hello to all
I live in South Africa just outside JHB.
Very new to Mach3 and cnc, OK with manual milling and turning. I have a cnc Sherline mill so I'm hoping to learn as I go along.  It will mainly be used as a hobby - making small models.
It's seems I'm already stuck! The Write Wizard produces the I J (offsets) in "absolute" mode I would like them to be in "Incremental" mode, is there any way to do this.
 :)  Dave

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Re: New member
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2008, 07:08:24 PM »
Hi Dave,

I do not think this is possible in write.

Why do you need incremental I&J?

Graham
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Re: New member
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2008, 08:03:43 AM »
Hello Graham
The Sherline CBC mill came with ENC (Linux) and that uses incremental I&J. It might be possible to change ENC to absolute. I'm still very new at this so stumbling in the dark a bit.
Thank you for your reply, at least I know it's not ME!
Best regards from South Africa
Dave
Re: New member
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2008, 08:08:57 AM »
Hi Graham
Sorry CBC should be CNC and
ENC should be EMC
I didn't use the spell check correctly.
regards
Dave