Do Other People Test Gcode by Hovering?

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04 Jul 2018 03:18 #113370 by BrendaEM
On my router-mill, I found it was handy to touch off in mid air and let the Gcode run.
Does anyone else do this?

Is it worth adding a UI button on an interface to disable the spindle motor?

Thanks : )
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04 Jul 2018 06:07 #113388 by tommylight

BrendaEM wrote: On my router-mill, I found it was handy to touch off in mid air and let the Gcode run.
Does anyone else do this?

Is it worth adding a UI button on an interface to disable the spindle motor?

Thanks : )
-- BrendaEM


Nope, i just browse through gcode and do the moves in my head so nobody can see or hear when i crash the machine ! :)
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04 Jul 2018 08:39 #113400 by InMyDarkestHour
To avoid crashes leave out the lines that do Bad Things. ;)
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07 Jul 2018 18:12 #113699 by andypugh
Yes, this is typically called "cutting air"
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