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Available Fonts and Adding Fonts

Available Fonts and Adding Fonts

Available Fonts and Adding Fonts Mastercam Fonts Mastercam contains four pre-defined fonts: Block Box Roman Slant   These fonts are contained in a folder with the font name as the folder name under C:\Program Files\mcamX(version)\common\Fonts There is a mcx file for each character. These files can be opened and modified. If these are going to […]

Setup Default Machine

Setup Default Machine

How to Setup Default Machine     Settings>Configuration       Default Machines Make sure your paths are correct and select your machine     See all How-To’s, Tips & Tricks and FAQ’s here! Presented by Sandy McClintock, Applications Support Specialist Do you have a topic or question you would like to see us cover? Let […]

Manage Machine List

Manage Machine List

Manage Machine List Machine Type> Select which machine type you’re managing > Manage List     Select desired machine in the left window and select Add.     See all How-To’s, Tips & Tricks and FAQ’s here! Presented by Sandy McClintock, Applications Support Specialist Do you have a topic or question you would like to see us cover? […]

Default Stock Setup

Default Stock Setup

Default Stock Setup   This is set in the operations default. This will default once machine is loaded. This is common for routers where a common sheet size is used in most cases.   From the Machine Properties go to Files.     Select the ! in Operation Defaults.     Scroll to top, under […]

Changing Toolpaths Parameter Defaults

Changing Toolpath Parameter Defaults

Changing Toolpath Parameter Defaults Option 1 This method does not require an operation to be created and is more efficient if multiple operation defaults need to be modified.   From the Toolpath Manager, expand Machine Properties and select File.     Select the “!” for Operation Defaults. This will allow edits to be done to the […]

Changing tool settings defaults

Changing Tool Settings Defaults

Changing Tool Settings Defaults From the Toolpath Manager, expand Machine Properties and select File.     Select the “!” for Operation Defaults.     Scroll to the top, expand Machine Properties and select Tool Settings.     Set the tool settings as required. Select  to back out of each layer you were in. Start a new […]

Automatically Load Machine Upon Startup

Automatically Load Machine Upon Startup

Automatically Load Machine Upon Startup     Settings>Configuration     Start/Exit Set Startup Product to your type of machine       See all How-To’s, Tips & Tricks and FAQ’s here! Presented by Sandy McClintock, Applications Support Specialist Do you have a topic or question you would like to see us cover? Let us know in […]

Updating MC Files Advanced Option

Updating Mastercam Files – Advanced Option

Updating to X9 – Advanced Option Follow these steps: 1. Create two empty folders on your desktop. Call one “X8” and the other “X9”. 2. Copy only the custom Machine and Control Definitions from the Public Documents\shared Mcamx8\CNC_MACHINES folder to the X8 folder you created on the desktop. The Machine Definitions will be have one […]

Xform>Move to Origin

Xform > Move to Origin

Xform>Move to Origin Move to origin will move all visible entities relative to the point selected, to the origin. If in 2D mode, the entities will move in the X and Y axis only but maintain the current Z values. If in 3D mode, the entities will move in all axes. Therefore the point selected […]

CIMCO License Install How-To

CIMCO License Install

Installing CIMCO DNC-Max and CIMCO License Key Files CIMCO products require a license key file to be able to run as a licensed version. There are two options to installing the license key file; connected and not connected to the internet. This document shows how to process for both. Once the software is installed, if […]

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