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Extended Tile Lists gibbscam

If the GibbsCAM window is sized large enough, additional slots will be visible in the tool and operation lists. You can increase the size of the GibbsCAM window by dragging the lower right hand corner or by clicking the Maximize button to make the window grow to the full size …

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Operations List gibbscam

Operations are created from processes and tools. Operations store the toolpath (the cutting motion of the tool) and the information defined by a process. A process generates at least one operation, some processes will result in more than one operation. The software will use the list of operations to generate …

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Process List gibbscam

The Process List is used to define toolpath and create operations. A process consists of a single tool from the Tool List and a machining function from the Machining palette. When one of each of these items is dropped onto a Process tile, a process is created. Clearance values, cut …

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Tool List gibbscam

The Tool List is used to define the tools used to cut a part. By double-clicking on an empty tile a new tool is created and a Tool dialog opens. A tool is then fully defined within the tool window. This includes, but is not limited to, the type of …

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Lists gibbscam

There are three main lists in the system. These are the Tool List, the Process List and the Operations List. These lists hold tiles and are not moveable. Each tile is used to describe an individual tool, process or operation. A list can hold many items. To scroll through a …

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Multiple Viewport Manager Gibbscam

Dynamic viewing of parts from multiple perspectives and in multiple modes simultaneously is handled by the Multiple Viewport Manager (MVM). There are several new concepts that MVM introduces: Panes: This is an independent view of a part. If the overall window is divided into three sections, each section represents a …

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Render Palette gibbscam

This moveable palette provides control over the Cut Part Rendering process. It allows the user to control rendering speed, the operations that will be rendered, and the way the tool will be displayed.

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Machining Palette gibbscam

This palette contains Function tiles and buttons. The Function tiles are moveable objects that you can drag to the Process List to create operations. You can move the Machining palette to any location on the screen. Lathe Machining Palette Level 2 Mill Machining Palette Level 2 Note: The palette you …

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Creation Palettes gibbscam

This type of palette is also made up of a group of buttons. However, when one of the buttons is clicked on, it does not stay depressed. Instead, it brings up a sub-palette or the Geometry Expert spreadsheet. The Creation palettes can be moved to any location on any screen, …

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