Backplotting g code files

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Nappy1
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Backplotting g code files

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Has anyone ever used or know of a program that will take g code and make it an exportable file like stl, dxf, or eps?

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Check out this thread over at cnczone: http://www.cnczone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2092
Take it easy.
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.tap to .dxf

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Nappy1-- I use other software which works very well in converting my gcode (.tap) files to dxf files, but I have to eliminate the verticle z moves if I am going to use it as a dxf to alter and recut (also have to move the plane of z back to zero)-- Jack

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I did a little surfing, and found a good one. PlotNC is the name. I couldn't believe how well it worked. So I purchased it. A big $75. The originator says he never thought of making it convert to .stl files but its not too hard to do so he probably will. They have a trial download.

Try it you'll like it.....

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