Author Topic: Double generation of g-code?  (Read 54 times)

laser_cutter

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Double generation of g-code?
« on: October 21, 2017, 03:27:35 PM »
I create a letter in SKETCH. The only way I know how to get out of Sketch and preserve the image is to click the gear in the upper right hand corner. This generates g-code, and can be time consuming. To engrave the image I have to generate the g-code a second time.

Am I doing something wrong that T2 goes through 2 generate g-codes cycles?
If I am not doing something wrong, is the double generation something that could be removed?

« Last Edit: October 21, 2017, 05:42:37 PM by laser_cutter »

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Re: Double generation of g-code, is it necessary?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017, 04:13:38 PM »
I assume you are doing Sketch (Filled) since if it were vector it would be very fast, so once you generate the G-code the only reason it would need to re-generate is if you change settings since the G-code would be incorrect.

If you don't change anything, just click the gear to generate g-code and immediately go to the laser control screen it would be immediate.