Evaluating inlay fit

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Evaluating inlay fit

Postby litzluth » Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:38 pm

A few years ago I knew how to look in real time at how a particular size mill would "fit" into narrow and curved shapes in an inlay (so I could adjust vectors to get a better fit). I could see the places where the tool couldn't go or would cause gaps. Now I can't remember how to do it. I researched and found Adrian's advice to "click the Solid checkbox at the bottom of the toolpath tab [and] you'll see where the tool can fit highlighted in blue" but I can't even find the solid checkbox at the bottom of the toolpath tab. Can anyone help? All my excuses up front: I've had a couple year's hiatus in using Aspire (now back at it!) and (moving my shop) I've lost half of my notes on best tricks and tips. Yikes.
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Re: Evaluating inlay fit

Postby Adrian » Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:44 pm

It's changed in recent versions. It's now a toggle between 2D and solid in the top toolbar.
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Re: Evaluating inlay fit

Postby litzluth » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:29 pm

Thanks Adrian, got it.
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