Need a little Cad Help........

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    Created me a generic program yesterday on my offline computer and imported a Catia V5 model w/ ship cordinates. Then for practice I generated a CMM model and imported it into my program so I can start using my offline for programming. Looked into the graphics window and noticed the 2 downloads were not touching. So I used my F5 key and done a autoposition. It was all out of whack my part positioned one way my cmm positioned another way this is where I need help. Calling for help takes to long. Please fellows I need a little shove to get me going in the right direction.

  • #2
    Hit F5 and make the machine axis match the cad axis. Then the model SHOULD lay right, if I understand your problem correctly.
    Originally posted by AndersI
    I've got one from September 2006 (bug ticket) which has finally been fixed in 2013.


    • #3
      The attached .jpg shows the parts as close to the cmm as I could get it. Also the part cordinates are also a little twisted. what I mean is cordinate of the part is not 0,0,1 they're like example .0624, .0914, .9924 Which throws me off alittle more. I have
      written a program using this type of part before on the cmm. which at first was dreadful but I made it through and it came out good. But I would now since I have so many of these part is to do it offline.
      Attached Files


      • #4
        Matt's solution should work - I have to do that for every part I program. Looks like you have a good visual to use for figuring out part axis you'd like to correspond with the machine already.


        • #5
          Hit F5 again and push the Adjust button ---> rotate about Z


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