Program Creation with EasyStep and G Code
7.1 General notes
G code programming
Main soft key bar
Parts program management Operating mode PROGRAM offers you a parts program management
You can create parts programs in two different ways with ManualTurn:
The EasyStep function allows you to create a complex, executable
program by chaining elements such as straight lines, tapers, circles
and cycles together. You do not require G code programming
knowledge to use the function. This type of program is called
machining sequence in the following description. This sequence
consists of different program steps.
The G code function (in the extended soft key menu) allows you to
write parts programs in G code with your programming knowledge.
The ManualTurn cycles are available in the G code editor to assist you
in a way you are familiar with.
The basic soft key bar offers the soft key functions described below.
function under soft key "Directory" (see Section "Parts program
management"). The programs you create are stored there. Existing
programs can be transferred back to the editor for editing.
The parts programs can be imported and exported via the RS-232
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