How to: Simulate a Toolpath

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How to: Simulate a Toolpath

Here are the basic steps to Simulate a Toolpath operation or an entire Setup of operations.

1.First make sure you have Generated a Toolpath.  See How to Generate a Toolpath if you are unsure how to do this.

2.Then select the toolpath (or Setup) from the Machining Job tree, right-click and select Simulate from the menu.

The Simulate command

3.This will display the Simulate Toolbar.

The Simulate Toolbar

4.The Toolpath Simulation will run automatically in the Display Window.

5.You can use the other buttons on the toolbar to Pause, Stop and Exit the simulation.  You can also adjust the simulation speed using the slider.

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