Auto-Labeling and Create New G-Code

Auto-Labeling and Creating New G-Code

Microvellum includes the ability to modify the nest drawings by repositioning parts within the nest. This includes moving parts to another location on the same sheet they originally assigned, rotating parts on the sheet they were initially assigned to, or moving parts to another sheet. When the composite nest drawing has been modified in one of these ways, the G-Code must also be modified. This is accomplished by using either the command Create New G-Code from Drawing, or Update Existing G-Code from Drawing.

Auto-Labeling

If you are generating G-Code and printing labels for an auto-labeling system, there are a few additional stipulations.

If you are using an auto-labeling CNC and reposition a part in the nest in any way, you must use the command Create New G-Code from Drawing. You may not simply Update G-Code from Drawing. The reasons for this lie in the requirements of accurately producing part images that reflect any revised part rotation or nested sheet association.

As of build 15.6.1601 or greater, if you make any modification to the composite nest drawing, you must create new G-Code for all parts in the drawing, not just the part modified, and not just the sheet containing the part that was modified.

As of build 15.6.2008 or greater, if you need to display secondary machining from other processing stations (e.g., horizontal boring barcodes, face 5 part remake barcodes), you need to set up processing station associates. See the Microvellum Help Center article Processing Stations Associates for Reports (Overview) for more information about the use and configuration of these Processing Station Associates. 


For information on Auto-Labeling settings, see Overview: Integrated Post Processor Tool Files (IPP).  

For information on Auto Nest Labels - LABELPOSITION, see Extended Part Data Token - XPARTDATA (Overview & Reference)


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