Cleanup Geometry: Delete Duplicate and Find Overlapping

Cleanup Geometry: Delete Duplicate and Find Overlapping

 

 

When creating toolpaths, it can be difficult to chain the correct geometry if there is overlapping and duplicated geometry present. One may also notice overlapping and duplicated geometry when attempting to modify a drawing.

Mastercam can help find these entities and delete them. This will make toolpathing and modifying drawings easier.

 

Delete Duplicates

 

Edit>Delete>Delete Duplicates

 

Delete Duplicates

 

The items deleted will be stated.

 

List of items to be deleted

 

Duplicate geometry changes colour

 

To reset the geometry colour select Clear Colour.    icon

 

Find Overlapping

Press Alt+C or select icon.  icon_Swept2D

This should default to C:Program Files/McamX(version)/chooks

Select FindOverlap.dll

 

Find Overlap file

 

Create a window that encases all entities to be checked.

 

Select entities to check for overlap

 

[Enter]

 

Cleanup

 

Cleanup

 

The number of entities deleted will be stated.

 

Confirm deletion

 

 


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Sandy McClintock

Presented by Sandy McClintock, Applications Support Specialist

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