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another idea is to add this code to the END_OF_PROGRAM line in the *.pp profile file I'm using.
besides this is easy to test.
On 4/10/20 6:43 PM, John Johnson wrote:
You should be able to add code in user-gcode.h in one or more of the TOOL_CHANGE_ strings. Like this:
|TOOL_CHANGE_BEGIN[ALL] = "G01 Z1\n" "G01 X0 Y0\n" "M06\n"; |
This code would be added to your gcode files for the beginning of tool changes for ALL sides of the board (top and bottom).
On 10 Apr 2020, at 15:34, John Ferguson via groups.io wrote:
I have to do manual tool changes between etching the bottom of a
PCB, Drilling, and cutting it out of the larger board.
Right now, the G-Code generated by pcb-gcode lifts the cutter to Z
1.000 but doesn't home it. I've spent the morning trying to make
this happen by editing user-gcode.h without success. This must
somehow be coded into the routine somewhere and maybe it would be
better to fix it there. But where and how?
I would prefer something like:
G00 X0.0000 Y0.0000
Also the G-Code locates some end of file text at the joint between
the trace etching and the spot-drilling but then doesn't show them
at the actual end of file. This is not a big deal but I would
truly like to no longer have to manually jog the tool in X and Y
axes to return it to home.
What should I try?
best regards to you all,