Setting up the machine
In "MDA" mode (Manual Data Automatic mode), you can enter G-code commands block-by-
block and immediately execute them for setting up the machine.
You can load an MDA program straight from the Program Manager into the MDA buffer. You
may also store programs which were rendered or changed in the MDA operating window into
any directory of the Program Manager.
Loading an MDA program from the Program Manager
You require the "Extended operator functions" option to load and save MDA
programs (for 828D).
Select the "Machine" operating area.
Press the <MDI> key.
The MDI editor opens.
Press the "Load MDI" softkey.
A changeover is made into the Program Manager.
The "Load in MDI" window opens. It shows you a view of the program
Position the cursor to the corresponding storage location, press the
"Search" softkey and enter the required search term in the search
dialog if you wish to search for a specific file.
Note: The place holders "*" (replaces any character string) and "?"
(replaces any character) make it easier for you to perform a search.
Select the program that you would like to edit or execute in the MDI
Press the "OK" softkey.
The window closes and the program is ready for operation.
Operating Manual, 03/2013, 6FC5398-8CP40-3BA1