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How can i make FlatCAM Export GCODE Values more then 0

mohammadmubin
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:49:02 GMT

i am having this issue and cant seem to solve it, My mill is running marlin and its in mm.Using protues to get the gerber file.My mill will just stop or stay there if the value is 0

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:31:11 GMT

I'll add some pictures.

mohammadmubin
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:31:35 GMT

Thank You.

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:32:56 GMT

[1](//muut.com/u/flatcam/s3/:flatcam:Y3LD:1.jpg.jpg)

mohammadmubin
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:34:34 GMT

got it thanks

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:34:37 GMT

Just to be sure that we are into the positive coordinates I would click a little bit below the green representation of the GERBER file. Just where I put the yellow X.

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:37:24 GMT

I changed the sign of the coordinates after I pasted them in the Offset - Vector field and now it looks like this. [2](//muut.com/u/flatcam/s2/:flatcam:DxiA:2.jpg.jpg)

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:38:49 GMT

You just need to left click to get the coordinates. You will see nothing but the coordinates will get captured in the clipboard.

mohammadmubin
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:40:41 GMT

Got it! Do i Route normally?

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:41:44 GMT

Yes. There is no reason not to. Of course you can change the origin point directly in Proteus so you will not need to make the offset in FlatCAM.

mohammadmubin
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:42:49 GMT

Well this was my First time using FlatCAM so that is why i did not know lots of functions of this program

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:44:28 GMT

No problem, you'll get a taste for it. It's not like your regular software program and it is doing it's job a little differently but it is a great software and JP has done something great here.

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:45:45 GMT

In any case, make sure that after you route your PCB in Proteus, you select everything and then move it to the right and upper side of the blue point that you'll see in the center of the Proteus canvas. Then you generate the Gerber files.

mohammadmubin
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:47:02 GMT

i will try milling this now see if it works

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:47:22 GMT

:) Good luck to you!

mohammadmubin
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:49:33 GMT

its up too high how can i make it go down a little?

Marius Stanciu
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:52:17 GMT

Try to change from here: [3](//muut.com/u/flatcam/s2/:flatcam:yjZq:3.jpg.jpg)

mohammadmubin
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 21:27:27 GMT

Thank YOU!

terryburnett
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:42:02 GMT

Is there a link for the "added some spaces between X value and Y" that works

Marius Stanciu
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:16:00 GMT

Well, you can open the GCODE file into the NOTEPAD++ (just an example) and then search for Y and replace it with "space Y". I wrote "space" because you could have not seen the actual space.

Marius Stanciu
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:22:28 GMT

It's done automatically for the entire document so you won't have to do it for each line :)

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