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To change the Current Units to the Current Part follow the steps below: * Go to the top of the screen and Left-Click Preferences this will expan...
If you are running into an issue with your X and/or Y being reversed in your posted code click here to run the Trouble Shooter. [1] Keywords: ...
For further assistance with surfaces missing on an imported part click here to run the Trouble Shooter. [1] If the file will not import there ca...
If your software will not launch click here to run the Trouble Shooter. [1] Keywords: Software will not launch launching error install installat...
The first cause of this usually pertains to not having a line thickness large enough to be visible. When you Click Print in BobCAD you should see a...
If you're running into an issue when where you have toolpath created and the program is not posting please review the Troubleshooter that covers th...
An "Unexpected File Format" Error means that the file is corrupted. This is usually caused when a file is interrupted or it does not complete when ...
If you are running into issues with creating a solid fillet click here to run the Trouble Shooter. [1] Keywords: Solid fillet fillets solids fil...
Below is a video on how to deal with crop circles and non-tangent lines in fonts for BobCAD. Keywords: Fonts crop circles circle tangent non-tangent ...
Attached is a document which explains how to use selection mode. Keywords: selecting select selection hi-lighting hi lighting light hi-light mode
Attached is a .PDF which explain how to set up options for an .IGES file import. Keywords: .IGES IGES Option Options import importing bringing in
If you are working in the software and your code will not post click here to run the Trouble Shooter. [1] Keywords: Code not posting post comput...
Post Variable Formatting - See attached .PDF "[.4T]"Feed_Rate "[.4L]"Feed_Rate Explained USES: * Eliminate decimals * Control trai...
If your machine reads a .PGM file extension, it is possible to convert your iso style format to a .PGM file extension by saving the zip attachment to ...
Attached is a document that covers locating the center of rotation for Tilt/Rotary units. Keywords: Tilt Rotary Multi Axis Multiaxis Multi-Axis rotat...
To change from radius to diameter mode for lathe there are two changes required one in the CAD window and one in the Post Processor. * In the C...
Version V17 through 21 and below offered a compressed file format. .NC and .CNC . Files saved under this format are compressed. These compressed files...
BobCAD-CAM's tool library does not currently offer custom shape tools such as dovetail or shaped profile cutters. These cutters can be used but the...
BobCAD-CAM will allow for multiple tool drilling operations, to change the tools in these operations you will need to edit the tool pattern. For ex...
If you are running into issues where you are unable to select your machine click here to run the Trouble Shooter. [1] Keywords: Can't cannot ...
If you are unable to right-click on the desktop and go to new to create a BobCAD-CAM Document, then this is a windows registry setting issue. The c...