Machine Operating Area
4.5 MDA operating mode
4.5.2 Save program
4.5.3 Teach In
A program created in MDI can be temporarily stored in directory
"MPF" and permanently
incorporated as a program or
read out to an external device via the RS-232 C interface.
The system will ask you to enter a name for the file to be saved to the
The program is saved/stored as a part program (MPF.dir) under the
specified name in directory "MPF".
With the "Teach In" function, part programs (main programs and
subroutines) for motion sequences or simple workpieces can be
created, modified and executed by approaching and then storing
positions in combination with the function "MDA".
There are two possible methods of writing programs with
"Teach In" and "MDA":
Manually inputting the coordinates and additional information.
Both entry of blocks (input, delete, insert) and automatic insertion by
manual approach of positions are possible only at points that have not
yet been executed.
1. Manual positioning
"MDA" mode is selected in the "Machine" operating area.
The program is not running.
Submode "Teach In" is selected.
After selecting the function, the cursor is located in the first blank line
of the "Teach In program" window.
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