Can't seem to make those Tabs to show up in Gcode

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compatta
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Can't seem to make those Tabs to show up in Gcode

Post by compatta » Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:43 pm

Greetings,

I've been perusing this board for about a month or so and it took me about 2 weeks to notice that in makercam, you need to select the lower left corner in order
to add those tabs correctly. I was looking at Edwards Video on the Android Phone Dock and of course followed it by making sure to click Calculate all. I looked at the
code in Openscam and saw that there were no tabs being generated.

Other than putting screws into the material between the Pocket Cut and profile cut ( this is definitely not a long term solution!!!), can anyone provide insight as
to what i am doing wrong?

Any help would be appreciated

bjbsquared
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Re: Can't seem to make those Tabs to show up in Gcode

Post by bjbsquared » Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:43 am

In MakerCam I find that If you window over a portion of both the tool path and the profile to select it and then do "Add tabs to selected" it will work.
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