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X+ Setup Sheet and Tool List - 3rd party Add-on

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Thanks go to the guys at GMCCS

 

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And thanks for posting the link Mr. Paris. :)

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John,

 

Just a suggestion....Maybe rename the thread title to:

 

"X+ Setup Sheet and Tool List - 3rd party Add-on"

 

This way users that are not familiar with it will have a better idea what it is. And, the tool is available for other version not only X5

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thank you GMCCS !!!!!!

 

question: how can I get x+5 to remember setting when closed?

(windows 7)

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question: how can I get x+5 to remember setting when closed?

(windows 7)

 

 

I have the same problem here Malibu. I can't get the settings to stick.

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question: how can I get x+5 to remember setting when closed?

 

I'll look into this.

Looks like it is a Win7 issue, because the settings stick on my "old" Vista. :mellow:

 

 

@Supercar 2006

Not all files. Don't copy the DLLs.

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I'll look into this.

Looks like it is a Win7 issue, because the settings stick on my "old" Vista. :mellow:

 

 

@Supercar 2006

Not all files. Don't copy the DLLs.

thank you Gunther ! I can not picture Mastercam with out this great tool.

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If I may ask a dumb question here. How do you use this add on? I d/loaded it for my X4 but the install was in German. Not sure where to start.

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If I may ask a dumb question here. How do you use this add on? I d/loaded it for my X4 but the install was in German. Not sure where to start.

 

 

Add the X+ Toolbar, then you will have icons for the Tool list and setup sheet. As far as the lang., there is a lang.dll if I remember correct.

 

Search the forum and you will find lots of info on this.

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I may have found a solution to saving the settings for Windows 7 users. Go to -Control Panel- and type in "Action Center" in the search window in the upper right hand corner, select "ACTION CENTER" in the main window, click on "Change User Account Control settings" on the far left, drag the slider to the bottom. I was suddenly able to save my setup sheet settings and I have a hunch that the procedure mentioned above did the trick. Give it a shot and let us all know. :D

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it appears that this is only for Mastercam ... we used multiple systems and would like CATIA, NX, etc. to spit out the same format for all docs. Do they have another site the these products? Is there a third-party that does?

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Don,

 

I think you would be looking at a completely custom app to do that, they all handle that info in different manners.

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I'll look into this.

Looks like it is a Win7 issue, because the settings stick on my "old" Vista. :mellow:

 

 

@Supercar 2006

Not all files. Don't copy the DLLs.

 

I believe this is because Win7 doesn't allow the user to make any changes to files in the 'program files' directory. Is there a way to open the default layout of the tool list, modify it, save it in the documents folder, then replace it in the X+ directory in program files/mcamx5/chooks/x+? I assume the file that controls the tool list layout is tlist.css?

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This should work:

 

1. Move the X+ folder to "C:\Users\Public\Documents\shared mcamx5\"

2. Open "X+.ft" with a text editor (the file is located in the chook folder)

3. replace all "chook\X+" paths with "C:\Users\Public\Documents\shared mcamx5\X+"

 

It should look like this:

 

APPLICATION "TList"

FUNC_DLL "C:\Users\Public\Documents\shared mcamx5\X+\tlist.dll"

RES_DLL "C:\Users\Public\Documents\shared mcamx5\X+\lang.dll"

CATEGORY "X+"

FUNCTION CPP "m_main"

SBMP 18002

LBMP 18003

TIP 1

END_FUNCTION

...

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That worked. I had to move the X+.ft file to the documents folder, modify, then copy back into the directory /program files/mcamx5/chooks/x+. Win7 will not allow any modifications to files in the program files directory.

 

Thanks for the help.

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Hi I have x5 loaded and running, and I had x4 set up+ and working, Now does setup for x5 change any of my custom setup settings???

please help

I love this set up sheet

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