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by gregk
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: VCarve Desktop & Pro Version 11 are OUT NOW
Replies: 16
Views: 756

Re: VCarve Desktop & Pro Version 11 are OUT NOW

My machine is custom made. I suppose I can pick the "generic" label but how to I pick a post processor? If it automatically loads post processors based on your machine, it won't know which post processor goes with my machine. Is there a window that lists all post processors that I can pick from? Yo...
by gregk
Thu May 27, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: How to "break" a 'simulate toolpath' calculation
Replies: 31
Views: 4490

Re: How to "break" a 'simulate toolpath' calculation

Reviving an old thread here. I have to ask if this was ever solved for the original author? I ask as I have complete sympathy with his situation as described in the first post. My syptoms are virtually identical but my computer is a HP Elitebook laptop running win10 64bit with a very standard insta...
by gregk
Wed May 26, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Tabs - multiple tools paths?
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Re: Tabs - multiple tools paths?

Once you place tabs when creating the first toolpath, the selected vectors will "remember" the location of the tabs, so in the subsequent toolpath you only need to tick "Add tabs to toolpath" checkbox.

Greg K
by gregk
Thu May 20, 2021 8:47 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Laser Tool Path, VCarve Desktop, Exceed Standard Limits
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: Laser Tool Path, VCarve Desktop, Exceed Standard Limits

Hi,

You need to enable toolpath tiling before calculating laser toolpaths.
I hope that helps,
Greg K

EDIT: corrected spelling :D
by gregk
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Error installing update
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Error installing update

I keep getting this error when trying to install the 10.513 update. anyone know why this would happen? Screen Shot 2021-04-14 at 10.28.51 AM.png This error indicates that SandboxedFileDialog is running in the background. It is used whenever file dialog is displayed in the software and should be clo...
by gregk
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Tool Database – Can’t change line width
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: Tool Database – Can’t change line width

The patch to V10.513 has been released.

Greg K
by gregk
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Tool Database – Can’t change line width
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: Tool Database – Can’t change line width

gregk: any update to this? I'd like to change line width for my current project and cannot do so. Thx, rink. Hi rink, This issue has now been fixed and will be included in the next patch (10.513). Unfortunately I can't say at the moment when it will be released, but we are working to make it availa...
by gregk
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Tool Database – Can’t change line width
Replies: 11
Views: 995

Re: Tool Database – Can’t change line width

When I try to set up a new diamond drag bit, the tool database doesn’t seem to be handling the line width correctly. Or there is some limitation I’m unaware of. Here are my steps: 01. Select tool database. 02. Select “Add a tool under selected tool / group”. 03. Set the Tool Type to “Diamond Drag”....
by gregk
Thu Mar 25, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Why am I loosing file information?
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Why am I loosing file information?

You can right click on the flourish and from the context menu chose 'Move to Front'. You can also click on the oval component and select 'Move to Back'.

Greg K
by gregk
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Why am I loosing file information?
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Why am I loosing file information?

In the Pheasant and Pointer project I realized that somehow the grass got put in front. I moved it to the back and all is well with that one. Embarrassingly simple. :oops: But I am not finding any solution to the other project...yet. Ed You have a layer called 'flourish oval dish' that is invisible...
by gregk
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: Why am I loosing file information?
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Why am I loosing file information?

But my 1st guess would be that you have vectors on different layers that are grouped together. Vectric’s grouping command moves all vectors to one layer. Ungrouping the vectors places them back on their respective layers. To me that’s the grouping command’s biggest failure. It is also possible to u...
by gregk
Wed Mar 10, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Wrapped Rotary Machining
Topic: 4th Axis Incomplete Finish Cut
Replies: 27
Views: 3502

Re: 4th Axis Incomplete Finish Cut

If you're using a thumb drive to transfer G-code to your machine, it may be worth checking that the file was fully written to it. The finish toolpath is most likely way longer than roughing toolpath and if you didn't use 'safe remove' on your thumb drive maybe it didn't write complete file.

Greg K
by gregk
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: pass depth and roughing pass
Replies: 19
Views: 891

Re: pass depth and roughing pass

@gregk Tks again for taking the time for the detailed explanation, Greg. If you don't mind, there is still one thing that I don't quite understand. That is, if I choose to stay with the Z level strategy and I play with the pass depth until the warning is not thrown, how does the program "know" to c...
by gregk
Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: pass depth and roughing pass
Replies: 19
Views: 891

Re: pass depth and roughing pass

@GregK Tks, Greg. I understand what you are saying. With respect, though, I don't understand the logic behind it. That said, I don't need to, either. :D However, to explain my confusion, I just drew a rectangle, and selected the pocket toolpath. I set the depth of the pocket to .0625". I chose a bi...
by gregk
Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: VCarve - General
Topic: pass depth and roughing pass
Replies: 19
Views: 891

Re: pass depth and roughing pass

I’m trying to understand pass depth in the tool database and striking out. I’ve watched Vectric videos, read the manuals and read the search results on this forum. Clearly, I am still missing something. I am running VCarvePro 9.0.15. I am trying to run a roughing pass on a clipart model from Vectri...