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[title] Playing with BoXZY and Gcode
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G-code
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icon_note] Most GcodeG-code will be produced for you by our interface,the BoXZY Interface or by your CAM software''software (more on this later). ''MultipleMultiple lines of commands to be sent to BoXZY at one time are called '''"scripts". '''Thoughscripts'''. Though these scripts are generated by software, you can also buildwrite your own.
[* green] '''We'veWe've made our own Gcode commands, now letslet's make our own GcodeG-code script. '''selectSelect the '''Print Preview '''tabPreview''' tab (indicated by the green arrow in the first image), then select the '''G-Code Editor''' button and you will(indicated by the green box). You now have access to the G-Code EditorEditor.
[* icon_note] This is where any GcodeG-code script waiting to be started is stored. Scripts contain all the commands required to produce your 3d Print, Laser etch3D print, laser etching, or Millingmilling job. You shouldn't need to edit your GcodeG-code scripts until you haveyou've mastered how it works, butworks. For now, let's play around with making our own.
[* icon_reminder] BoXZY's ''Gcode''G-code is case and formatting sensitive. They are read line by line and are followed in order.
[* blue] Following the example in the second image, type each line into your '''G-Code Editor'''G-Code Editor. You only need to copy the text in blue and red, thered. The comments are there for your referencereference.
[* icon_reminder] Double checkDouble-check the GcodeG-code after you input it into your G-Codethe editor. Remember the lines that begin with a semicolon (''' ; ''') are comment lines that will not execute as commands. BoXZY ignores them. You can add your own comments by using a semicolon at the beginning of the lineline.
[* blackicon_note] In yourthe 3D preview window on the left side of yourthe BoXZY InterfaceInterface, you will see your GcodeG-code represented in 3D. InYou can see this caserepresented by the light blue lines. This is seenlines in the third image. Take a look. (Not'''Note:''' You'll discover when you learn to mill that not all codes will give you a 3D view as you'll discover when you learn to mill)visual representation in the preview window.
[* red] Verify that yourthere are no Attachment Mount does not have any AttachmentsHeads in it,the Attachment Mount, that the clamp is locked, and the machine is in its "Homehome" position. Then ''select''select the '''Start Print''' button in the upper left hand corner of the BoXZY InterfaceInterface (indicated by the red arrow in the third image). Now watch;watch: BoXZY is following your commandscommands.
[title] Playing with BoXZY and Gcode
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G-code
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icon_note] Most GcodeG-code will be produced for you by our interface,the BoXZY Interface or by your CAM software''software (more on this later). ''MultipleMultiple lines of commands to be sent to BoXZY at one time are called '''"scripts". '''Thoughscripts'''. Though these scripts are generated by software, you can also buildwrite your own.
[* green] '''We'veWe've made our own Gcode commands, now letslet's make our own GcodeG-code script. '''selectSelect the '''Print Preview '''tabPreview''' tab (indicated by the green arrow in the first image), then select the '''G-Code Editor''' button and you will(indicated by the green box). You now have access to the G-Code EditorEditor.
[* icon_note] This is where any GcodeG-code script waiting to be started is stored. Scripts contain all the commands required to produce your 3d Print, Laser etch3D print, laser etching, or Millingmilling job. You shouldn't need to edit your GcodeG-code scripts until you haveyou've mastered how it works, butworks. For now, let's play around with making our own.
[* icon_reminder] BoXZY's ''Gcode''G-code is case and formatting sensitive. They are read line by line and are followed in order.
[* blue] Following the example in the second image, type each line into your '''G-Code Editor'''G-Code Editor. You only need to copy the text in blue and red, thered. The comments are there for your referencereference.
[* icon_reminder] Double checkDouble-check the GcodeG-code after you input it into your G-Codethe editor. Remember the lines that begin with a semicolon (''' ; ''') are comment lines that will not execute as commands. BoXZY ignores them. You can add your own comments by using a semicolon at the beginning of the lineline.
[* blackicon_note] In yourthe 3D preview window on the left side of yourthe BoXZY InterfaceInterface, you will see your GcodeG-code represented in 3D. InYou can see this caserepresented by the light blue lines. This is seenlines in the third image. Take a look. (Not'''Note:''' You'll discover when you learn to mill that not all codes will give you a 3D view as you'll discover when you learn to mill)visual representation in the preview window.
[* red] Verify that yourthere are no Attachment Mount does not have any AttachmentsHeads in it,the Attachment Mount, that the clamp is locked, and the machine is in its "Homehome" position. Then ''select''select the '''Start Print''' button in the upper left hand corner of the BoXZY InterfaceInterface (indicated by the red arrow in the third image). Now watch;watch: BoXZY is following your commandscommands.