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Orient Work View to Tool Axis or MCS

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Orient Work View to Tool Axis or MCS

NX CAM 11.0.2


You can now set the work view based on the tool axis or MCS associated with an operation.





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BillStorrs.png 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.


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This is a great option.  I only wish it worked for transformed operations.  I submitted an ir  #8985215 

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Solution Partner Phenom

Great option. But I use it in NX8.5, NX9, NX10, I start Toolpath Verification and Set View Orientation by Planar Face of tool. 

Of course - some time view have wrong orientation, you can rotate it Ctrl-R. SetView.png