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''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Genius
Genius

Hello, everyone.

 

I am learning robotic machining on the ''learning advantage'', but I can't move on at this step. Because my ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out. I dont know the reason

I snipped my NX windows down below. 

 

Thank you verymuch

 

Capture.PNGstep12.PNGstep23.PNGtutorial guide

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Re: ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Genius
Genius

Solved!

 

I just copy the whole MACH fold to a new file folder, and reset the environment variables to UGII_CAM_BASE_DIR=C:\Temp\MACH\.

 

 

Re: ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Experimenter
Experimenter

Thanks very much for sharing the solution!

Re: ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Gears Esteemed Contributor Gears Esteemed Contributor
Gears Esteemed Contributor

Never copy the entire MACH folder, you will find yourself in big trouble shortly.

The best practice is to only copy the "MACH\resource" folder and point the variable UGII_CAM_RESOURCE_DIR to it.

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
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Re: ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Siemens Phenom Siemens Phenom
Siemens Phenom

Please check if the related file in your environment is write protected. That will cause they greyed out status.

..MACH\resource\library\machine\ascii\machine_database.dat

Thomas

 

Thomas Schulz
Siemens PLM
Manufacturing Engineering Software

Re: ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Genius
Genius

I tried to just copy resource folder, but as a result I can't even start my manufacturing and machine tool builder application.

Re: ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Gears Esteemed Contributor Gears Esteemed Contributor
Gears Esteemed Contributor

Have you also removed UGII_CAM_BASE_DIR pointing to the wrong location.

BTW, do not change files contained in the installation folder of NX, you will really get into trouble then.

If you need to create a customisable configuration use the NXcustom package, available through a search in this community, and follow the instructions included in that package to be successful.

Stefan Pendl, Systemmanager CAx, HAIDLMAIR GmbH
Production: NX10.0.3, VERICUT 8.1, FBM, MRL 3.1.7 | TcUA 10.1 MP7 Patch 0 (10.1.7.0) | TcVis 11.4
Development: C (ITK), .NET, Tcl/Tk Testing: NX12.0 | AWC 3.4 Preparing: NX12.0

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Re: ''import machine kit'' button is greyed out?

Genius
Genius

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