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Tool Table - tool list at wrong place in program


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Thanks for response.

Post is a Generic Fanuc 4 axis....modified over time (by many) now trying to right the ship.

 

As you stated....code from 'pheaders$' has been modified/moved to 'psof$'.

Our other post are not like this but I thought I could make it work....still hopefull!

 

For the Generic Fanuc 4 axis post anything I place in 'pheader$' post out above the 'psof$' which is correct but not the way I need since my 'psof$' contains standard

file info.

 

Is there any way to force the tool list to post where I need it?

What code/other actually triggers the placement of the tool list in the program?

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Hello Ken,

 

The placement of the Tool List is controlled by MP.DLL itself. The only default option for placement is between 'pheader$' and 'psof$'. You can't really move that output location.

 

Is there a reason you have to have your setup information in 'psof$'? Are you trying to get information that isn't available until the '1001' Tool Change? My first thought is "move the setup info back into the header".

 

You mentioned your 'psof$' contains "standard file info". What information are you referring too? Are you trying to post a Manual Entry comment as setup info? (because I can show you how to do that easily in 'pheader$')

 

If you absolutely must output your standard info in 'psof$', then you would need to create a String Buffer, and process the tool table comments into that buffer during the calls to 'pwrtt$'. Then in 'psof$', you could recall that buffer and output the strings where you wish. It is a bit more work to do it that way, but not too bad...

 

Hope that helps,

 

Colin

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