Question about rotary toolpath display.

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18 Jan 2022 23:40 #232363 by dgarrett
master branch:

> 9. Rotations are by default applied with respect to the machine
> origin. Example: GEOMETRY=CXYZ first translates the control
> point to X,Y,Z and then performs a C rotation about the Z
> axis centered at the machine origin.
>
> 10. Rotations applied after translations may use the "!"
> provision to to act with respect to the current machine
> offset. Example: GEOMETRY=!CXYZ translates the control point
> to the X,Y,Z position and then performs a C rotation about
> the machine origin displaced by the current G5x,G92 X,Y,Z
offsets. (Changing offsets may require a program reload).


Ref:
linuxcnc.org/docs/devel/html/config/ini-...tml#_display_section

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19 Jan 2022 13:47 #232434 by andypugh
I wonder how much work it would be to also allow a "magic comment" in the G-code to define the rotation axis?

(ROTATION, 10 20 30)

Or something.

The issue is propagating that info into the preview, I would imagine.

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