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    Default Changing multiple holes sizes of same diameter at same time using MCX 6

    I have about 20 different files with hundreds of .0625" hole geometry and I need to change all of those holes to .125" diameter. Is there a way to change all of them in one shot? It would take 15 hours to change them all individually. I have tried using the select all button and I put in the correct diameter to select all of the holes. But when I use the anaylze button to change them I have to do each one individually. Please help. I do not have 15 hours to spend changing all of these hole sizes.

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    Is there a reason why you are changing the design? I am sure you can pick the arcs and tell MC to drill the holes with any size tool you want...

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    Just change the speed and feed and set-up sheet for the new drill size...Use the same programs...

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    There is a chook to do this that you can download from CNC Software's website. go to mastercam.com and in their download section look for "Arc MultiEdit". There is a version/patch for X6. slick and easy to use

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    The reason I have to change the holes sizes is because they are .dx files for a laser cutting program. Forgot to mention that. I will the multiedit. Thank you.

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    You could also try offset contour and box chain all the circles (set a mask if you need to).

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    CPT Crunch,

    That's what I was thinking, or just leaving stock for finish ...

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    Arc multi edit worked like a champ .. Thank you

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    I just ran into this same situation today and I agree the ArcMultiEdit Add-In worked great!


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