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I am having a slight issue setting up my tools in tool manager. I went through and made my own custom tool library which suits our machine tools. The problem is i cannot clear the two bottom values as they are blanked out and this is causing errors when i go to use the tools in a cam plan. I will attach a picture to show my problems. I have tried hitting the reset button but it still does not clear the values. Any help would be appreciated.
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I am a developer of ZWSOFT, I am glad to answer your question.
First, this two bottom value is useless in Mill Tool, except in subtype Wheel. So I blank them in UI, and it doesn't effect the tool parameters.
I am sorry that it may lead a misunderstand, we will hide these value in next verison.
You said it will cause error in a cam plan, I don't know what error is, can you give me more detail? Thanks.
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Thanks for the response. I have since tried Daves solution and found that i was still getting the errors. When i was setting up my tools i added a holder to every tool. Once i open the tool in tool manager the tool holder name comes up in the tool holder section but no preview of the holder. once i deleted the tool holder i was able to do a cam plan with no errors. so i assume i possibly was either inputting the tool holder information incorrectly or saving this incorrectly.
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Would it be at all possible to send me a quick video of how you go about permanently setting up a tool with holder and using it in a basic cam with no errors so i can see where i am going wrong?
IF you are too busy that is ok as i can work around it.
I do not have skype or a webcam sorry.
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Really appreciate you taking the time to make the video. The support on here has improved ten fold over the past couple of years. It appears from your video i was doing everything correctly. The problem i was having is when i save the tool and holder and try to use it again later. I will keep having a play around and get back to you with results.
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