Tool path generation can now be excluded for operations that are up-to-date. This can result in significant savings in processing time. Select the entire program group and re-calculate the tool paths - only the out-of-date operations will be re-generated.
Created with NX CAM 10.0.3
When Forced Regenerate is turned on, tool paths for all selected operations are generated as in previous versions of NX regardless of the operation status or software version. When turned off, tool path generation is excluded for operations that are up-to-date, resulting in a significant savings in processing time.
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Bill Storrs is in the CAM Product Management Group at Siemens PLM software, Cypress California. His main focus is on CAM usability and learning support. He currently leads the CAM Learning Initiative Team whose mission is to provide users with a comprehensive collection of reference and training materials. He has an M.A. in Corporate Training and Development and has been in the industry for over 20 years.