Adrian wrote:That's correct and yes you would need a different variable for each different tool in your toolpaths so if you were using a 1/8" tool, a 1/2" tool and a 3/8" tool you would need three different variables but you've only got to set them up once.
Adrian wrote:If the tool is larger than the nominal size then you would need to move the toolpath away from the vector. If it was smaller then you would need to move it closer. If you're unsure of which way round to put the value just make it much larger than you would in reality and you'll clearly see which way it's going in the 2D preview.
Adrian wrote:The last value you used will be saved in the file so if the tool is different from the last time you used the file you would need to update the variable before recalculating the toolpaths.
TSmith88 wrote:If my 3/8" tool is set to .375" in the toolpath database, but the actual tool mics to .345" my document variable should be -(.03") because the tool is smaller than actual setting, or should it actually be +(.03")
tomgardiner wrote:Whenever I use tool offset values I verify the correct ± sign by viewing the solid toolpath. Zooming in will show if I got it correctly.
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