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Post Install Instructions

Post Install Instructions – Mastercam

Post Install Instructions for Mastercam Note: At any point that (version) is present, enter/insert/reference the version of Mastercam in question. ie. A path states as ‘C:\Program Files\mcam(version)\common’ Save the zip file containing the post from your email to an appropriate place such as the desktop. Extract the files from the zip file to a folder. This will create […]

Create Zip2Go

Zip2Go – Mastercam

Zip2Go Overview Use the Zip2Go utility to gather and compress the open (current) Mastercam part data into a .Z2G file. That file can then be opened and viewed with most zip/unzip programs. This is especially useful if you are trying to share file information with In-House Solutions’ Technical Support and/or Post Team. Note: Zip2Go scans […]

Dynamic Transform

Dynamic Transform – Mastercam

For Mastercam X8, X9, 2017 and up Drag Function is now Transform Dynamic In Mastercam X7 and previous versions, the Drag was a function available under Xform. Starting with Mastercam X8 and moving forward, this function was removed due to the same functionality being available with TRANSFORM Dynamic. Although the same functions are available, it […]

Cannot Find Parasolid Data in Solidworks File

Error: Cannot Find Parasolid data in SOLIDWORKS file – Mastercam

Note: At any point that (version) is present, enter/insert/reference the version of Matercam in question. ie. A path states as ‘C:\Program Files\mcam(version)\common’ If you are working in Mastercam X8, the path will be ‘C:\Program Files\mcamX8/common’ Issue: When attempting to open a SolidWorks file (sldprt) in Mastercam, the error “Cannot find Parasolid data in SolidWorks file” […]

Transferring Setup

Transferring Setup – Mastercam

Note: At any point that (version) is present, enter/insert/reference the version of Mastercam in question. ie. A path states as ‘C:\Program Files\mcam(version)\common’ If you are working in Mastercam X9, the path will be ‘C:\Program Files\mcamX9\common’   Machine files – Control files (.mcam-control) found in “C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\shared Mcam(version)\CNC_MACHINES” – Machine definitions (.mcam-mmd, .mcam-lmd, .mcam-rmd and/or .mcam-wmd) […]

Error- select machine achievable toolplane with x-axis along machine x - set and repost

Error – select machine achievable toolplane with x-axis along machine x – set and repost – Mastercam

While posting code the below error occurs… Error – select machine achievable toolplane with x-axis along machine x – set and repost This error occurs when posting an operation(s) that uses a plane for the tool and construction plane in which the X-Axis is pointing the opposite direction. A new plane needs to be created. […]

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