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Editing Contour Elements - Siemens SINUMERIK 840DE Operation & Programming Manual

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Editing contour elements

Selecting a contour
Adding a contour element
Modifying a contour
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SINUMERIK 840D/810D Operator's Guide ManualTurn (BAM) – 08.02 Edition
6.6 Editing contour elements
Sequence of operations
Select the contour element you require with the appropriate soft key.
The parameters for the selected element will then appear on the
screen. The element name will be output on the top left of the menu.
As soon as the contour element can be displayed geometrically, it is
highlighted in the graphic display area, i.e. the color of the contour
element changes from white to yellow.
Select the element before the end marking using the cursor keys.
Select the contour element you want with the soft keys and enter the
values known to you in the element input form.
Confirm your entries by selecting the soft key labeled "Accept".
Use the cursor keys to select the contour element you want to modify.
When you press the "Input" key, the associated input form is activated
with the existing settings and parameters.
The selected element is displayed zoomed in the programming
You can now make the changes.
The effects of the changes you have made are displayed
immediately in the graphic display area, new calculated values are
displayed immediately.
Transfer the modifications you have made to the system by selecting
the "Accept" soft key.
Turning any Contours (Free Contour Input)


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