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Revision Notes:


  • 09/06/2022
    • Included the description of the usage of the new Post question 556 that controls the breakage of arcs for different posting modes.
    • Added the description of charout_xx Post variable.
    • Updated the description of Post question 228  with an example and its connection to the charout_xx variable. 
    • Added the description of Post question 3529 that defines the Polar coordinate mode for the Mill Turn machines.
    • Updated the Post question 3528 description that this Post question is deprecated.
    • Added the description of Post question 3597 that defines the feedrate value for the Polar coordinate mode 2. 


  • 09/02/2022
    • Updated the description of the Post variable thread_g33_feedrate and added a description of new block 1708. 
    • Added the description of the Post Variables thread_chamfer_numofleads and thread_chamfer_distance.
    • Added the descriptions of the Post question 1798 that define the lead value of Thread Chamfer.
    • Added the description of the Post question 1799 that defines the prefix of the Chamfer distance of Lathe thread.
    • Added the description of the Post question 1307, which sets the feedrate mode for the Lathe hole operations(non-tap). 
    • Added the Block 324 that define the maximum DPM feedrate.


  • 08/17/2022 
    • Added notes to the description of Post Block 54 that all the rapid move variables must be in the same line.

  • 06/21/2022
    • Added the description of Post question 239 (Output 0 dwell value?).
    • Added the Post questions and blocks related to Multiple coolant codes.
    • Added the description of Post variables that get the initial positions of X, Y & Z coordinates in the different coordinate modes.