X8 Tips: Right Click – Numerical Values

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When entering almost any numerical value in Mastercam, you have the ability to right click in the respective field to choose from a number of different calculation methods. Selecting one of these options will bring you back to your CAD model so you can select a given point, feature etc.

Mastercam X8 Tips: Right Click Here









For this example, I may have forgotten the required diameter of my drill. If I select the D = Diameter of an arc option I can then select the arc on my Cad model that I would like to match.

X8 Tips: Select an Arc








Mastercam will then auto-populate the numerical field with that value.

X8 Tips: Tool Diameter




This option has been available in Mastercam for a very long time, but for those of you who were unaware of its existence; hopefully this can help save you some time and effort. This option can be used in many different fields and for many different purposes in Mastercam!


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