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    I can read prints, I know and understand GD&T, I...

    I can read prints, I know and understand GD&T, I am fluent in the metric system, I can visualize workholding and machining operations, I can calculate feeds and speeds, I am fluent in Solidworks in...
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    Esprit CAM training?

    I have been hired by a company that uses Esprit CAM, and I have zero experience in this software. Can you suggest a good source of free training so I can familiarize myself with it in advance of my...
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    Again, I appreciate you bothering to stop and...

    Again, I appreciate you bothering to stop and help. I have already extensively edited my post processor to do a lot of things it didn't already do. This one's a corker though!

    I agree that in...
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    Your heart is in the right place, but this is not...

    Your heart is in the right place, but this is not what I asked for. To answer your question, what is Javascript? :typing:

    This is probably the tenth time I've posed this question in various...
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    As it shows above, I use T100 as a placeholder...

    As it shows above, I use T100 as a placeholder tool, and offsets 102-199 as manually changed tools.

    I need to figure out how to edit the post processor to do something like what you described. My...
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    I appreciate the response, but unfortunately it...

    I appreciate the response, but unfortunately it does not apply to my question - although it was helpful to confirm that I am on the right track, more or less.

    I need to know how to edit the post...
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    I am on 2019, but otherwise we have identical...

    I am on 2019, but otherwise we have identical setups.

    I use points in a 3D sketch to set my work coordinate systems. I constrain to "on plane" unless there is some reason not to, and in that case...
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    I have not done a good job explaining what the...

    I have not done a good job explaining what the problem is.

    The reason this is complicated is IF, THEN, ELSE applies here.

    IF T100, THEN...
    ELSE...

    Currently, the Meldas HSM (including...
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    Hey guys, OP here. I've figured out the tool...

    Hey guys, OP here. I've figured out the tool scheme, for the most part. I had to edit the HSM post processor to allow 200 tools, but that was easy enough.

    It boils down to 2-99 are magazine-fed...
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    SUCCESS HSM calls planes when leading in and...

    SUCCESS

    HSM calls planes when leading in and out, so I'll have to modify this behavior. G17-G19 cannot be called when G68 is active.
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    This is embarrassing... I typed XO YO instead...

    This is embarrassing...

    I typed XO YO instead of X0 Y0. Duh.

    Okay, so I loaded this program, which is chamfering of a real part - just safely above the part, just to check out the G68 command....
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    I added G68 X0 Y0 R45 to a short program prior to...

    I added G68 X0 Y0 R45 to a short program prior to the first tool call to see what would happen and I got the error "P37 Prog No Zero". The Mitsubishi manual doesn't really explain what that means,...
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    No error. Which is preferable? 1) G68 X0Y0...

    No error.

    Which is preferable?

    1) G68 X0Y0 R0.01 - before the first tool
    2) G68 X542.262 Y-137.593 R0.01 - (the G59 position) before the first tool
    3) G68 X0Y0 R0.01 - after G59 on every tool...
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    I hear you. Normally I would sweep a side square...

    I hear you. Normally I would sweep a side square or put it in a vise, but the plate is too big for vises and I just got these clamps to try this out. They seem to move when I tighten them, I can...
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    Alright, I figured out that it requires G68 and...

    Alright, I figured out that it requires G68 and cancels with G69. Does that mean I need this value in the program or does G68 just call a value I have inputted in parameters?
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    Angle Plane

    I have a mold half that OP2 seems to be difficult to indicate. Can I use the offset of the two through-holes to tell the control to shift the angle of the G17 plane, and pick one of the holes as the...
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    223 people have read this, and NOBODY has...

    223 people have read this, and NOBODY has anything to say?

    If I'm totally off the mark in what I want to do, I'd like to know! How do you handle manual tool changes?
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    I had this exact problem, and I edited the PP to...

    I had this exact problem, and I edited the PP to output G95 instead. It solved it for me.

    case "tapping":
    if (!F) {
    F = tool.getThreadPitch();
    }
    writeBlock(
    ...
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    HSM post processor

    I'm looking for guidance on editing the HSM (HSMWorks, Inventor CAM, Fusion 360) postprocessor for Mitsubishi Meldas so manual toolchanges actually work. The stock post processor totally ignores the...
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    There's a pretty good reason to pay for the...

    There's a pretty good reason to pay for the subscription, and that's HSMWorks. It's real 3-axis CAM for a real CAD application, Solidworks. Autodesk acquired HSM some years back and only just this...
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    Looks like I found what I'm looking for. I'll...

    Looks like I found what I'm looking for. I'll report back when I've got it up and running.
    ...
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    This link is pretty informative, but is a perfect...

    This link is pretty informative, but is a perfect example of providing just enough information to get me into trouble and not enough to complete the mission:

    How to Setup an FTP Server in Windows...
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    The silence is deafening. This is my second plea...

    The silence is deafening. This is my second plea for help, and literally nobody knows how to do this. Okay.

    1) I need to set up an FTP server on a Windows 10 Home laptop (connected via Wifi to the...
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    Mitsubishi Ethernet Setup

    I am at my wit's end!

    I have a 2005 VMC with a Mitsubishi Meldas 64s control, and while I have never set this machine up for file transfer with ethernet, I know the prior owner did.

    The problem...
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    Wow, no takers. Okay.

    Wow, no takers. Okay.
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