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Display arc center (on/off)

Display Arc Center (On/Off)

Display Arc Center (On/Off) Arc center points can be displayed or hidden.     This is controlled through the system configuration… Settings>Configuration>CAD Settings   This function can also be toggled on and off as need. To do this add this icon to your toolbars.   For more information on modifying toolbars see: http://www.inhousesolutions.com/2015/11/toolbars-resetting-adding-custom-and-backup   See […]

Error 1920 on Install

Error 1920 on Install

Error 1920 on Install When installing the below error occurs and the install cannot be completed.     Error 1920.Service CodeMeter Runtime Service (CodeMeter.exe) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system services.   This error occurred due to the users not having full administrative rights. Give the user full administrative […]

Editing Material Library

Editing Material Library

Editing Material Library Toolpaths > Material Manager   Use Source dropdown to select appropriate library     Double-click on the material to be edited   Make desired changes     Accept     See all How To’s, Tips & Tricks and FAQ’s here! Presented by Sandy McClintock, Applications Support Specialist Do you have a topic or […]

Error - Select Machine Achievable

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 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 […]

Unable to Open Inventor File

Unable to Open Inventor Files

Unable to Open Inventor Files   When attempting to open an inventor file (ipt or iam) the below errors may occur…     In order to read Autodesk Inventor files, you must have Inventor or Inventor View (DesignTracking) installed     Cannot find ACIS Solid data in Inventor File   In order to open Inventor […]

Threadmilling

Creating a Threadmill Toolpath   Toolpaths > Circle Paths > Threadmill   Enter new NC name > Accept     Select Entities and pick desired geometry     Accept    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 […]

Switching Between Imperial and Metric Configurations

Switching Between Imperial and Metric Configurations

Switching Between Imperial and Metric Configurations Settings > Configuration   Change Current configuration to desired units Note: English is imperial       Accept     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? […]

Transferring Setup

Transferring Setup

Transferring Setup 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 X8 the path will be ‘C:\Program Files\mcamX8/common’   Machine files Control files (.control) found C:\users\public\documents\shared mcam(version)\CNC_MACHINES Machine definitions (.mmd, .lmd, .rmd and/or .wmd) found C:\users\public\documents\shared […]

Reloading Machine

Reloading Machine

Reloading Machine   In the “Operations Manager”, click the “+” beside “Properties” and then click “Files”.       In the “Machine Group Properties” window, click “Replace”.     Select the machine definition file even if it is selected already.     This  will  load  the  new  machine  definition  and  control  definition  settings  into  your […]

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