Display Options mastercam

From the Toolpath Manager right-click menu, choose Display options. Display Options dialog box   Use this dialog box to control the displayed information for each operation and machine properties item in Toolpath Manager. Select any combination of display options by checking those that you want to enable. The following graphic …

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Importing Operations from an MCX file

In the Operations Manager, position the red insert arrow where you want the imported operations to appear. Right-click in the Operations Manager, and choose Import from the pop-up menu. In the Import Toolpath Operations dialog box, click the Select Operations File button. Browse to the location of the .MCX file …

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Toolpath display in mastercam x7

When you generate a toolpath, Mastercam draws the tool motion in the graphics window. Sometimes the display of multiple toolpaths can obscure the geometry and each other. You may find it simpler to turn off the toolpath display, which you can do using Toolpath Manager options, and shortcut keys (hotkeys). …

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Moving and copying items in Toolpath Manager mastercam

Machine groups, toolpath groups, subgroups, and operations can all be copied or moved into different positions in Toolpath Manager. You can move items within the list by dragging and dropping. You can copy items and paste them into other positions by using the Copy and Paste choices in the right-click …

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Dragging and dropping toolpath geometry

Mastercam’s Toolpath Manager offers “drag and drop” support for importing toolpath geometry between selected operations. To do this: Select one or more toolpaths in the Toolpath Manager that will be updated by the geometry you want to import. Click the geometry icon of the toolpath with the geometry to import. …

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Toolpath Manager shortcut keys

Toolpath Manager shortcut keys The following shortcut keys (hotkeys) are available when you are working in Toolpath Manager. E – Expands or collapses all operations L – Toggles toolpath locking on selected operations P – Toggles posting on selected operations T – Toggles toolpath display for selected operations Del key …

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Guidelines for working in Toolpath Manager mastercam

The following are guidelines for working in Toolpath Manager: Similar to Windows Explorer, the Toolpath Manager list (shown below) is expandable and contractible by clicking the plus and minus symbols. You can also double click a group, subgroup, or folder to expand and contract it. Move your mouse over the …

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Guidelines for working in Toolpath Manager mastercam

The following are guidelines for working in Toolpath Manager: Similar to Windows Explorer, the Toolpath Manager list (shown below) is expandable and contractible by clicking the plus and minus symbols. You can also double click a group, subgroup, or folder to expand and contract it. Move your mouse over the …

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