"part positioning on machine" preview window

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"part positioning on machine" preview window

Unread post by OMG » Fri Dec 20, 2019 9:57 am

Hello

In my opinion, the "drawing" and especially "machining" preview windows from the "part definition" / "characteristics" menu are way too small for their purpose: to see what you get. Do you have the same opinion?

I'd like those windows to be resizable and to have something like "wireframe" or "transparency" options in order to see the other machinings from the sides and from underside and not to have to rotate the view and zoom in / out several times like I do now, to see if the holes and pockets are present and in the correct position.

I wonder if someone from Missler read this forum and think about those suggestions. They released a lot of updates for v6.20 these days but, in my opinion again, only small bugs solutions, nothing really useful.
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Re: "part positioning on machine" preview window

Unread post by RaudMees » Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:15 am

Hi there

TSW is based on very old structure and new structure will come out 2021 (hopefully). Maybe there will be lot of new and good things.
Most of windows are suitable for 19" screen and working with 27" 2560*1440 screen looks like gynaecologist :) Only 2y ago they changed some windows stretchable. Lot of users wrote to Missler/TopSolid to make changes.

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Re: "part positioning on machine" preview window

Unread post by Todd » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:12 pm

Yeah I agree with Raud I am very interested to see how putting wood in 7 goes and am currently teaching myself 7 for when it does. But also I Have put in a lot of evolutions/improvement requests with missler for ver6 through support and seen at least 60% of them implemented. so they do listen to there customer needs witch is great but from my knowledge they don't spend a lot time on this forum since its intent is user to user interface.
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Re: "part positioning on machine" preview window

Unread post by quazoosl » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:00 am

Todd wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:12 pm
... they don't spend a lot time on this forum since its intent is user to user interface.
If that is the case, I don't understand the purpose of the "suggestions and enhancements" forum.

I didn't seem to have any luck reaching Missler either through using the form on their website or through this forum. And indirectly communicating through our reseller I have not found to be a pleasing experience. Any channels you'd suggest?

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Re: "part positioning on machine" preview window

Unread post by Todd » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:10 pm

Well if you speak French you can try talking with Missler direct instead of through your reseller. just request the contact inform from them on there website or through your reseller. other than that I myself would go to any user group in-person session they had here in US because they would sometime bring members of the development team to talk with
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Re: "part positioning on machine" preview window

Unread post by RaudMees » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:33 pm

I've tried several times to pass reseller to get better answers, but nothing. Looks like knocking head to the concrete wall.
Luckily TS have in 90% cases workaround. In Your case about positioning - make parts with positioning and put them to library and take them from there. Left side, right side, bottom, top, etc.. I made it like that for Planner and it was very quick to send parts to machine. But - when user used left side on the right, then first machining was empty :) operator was bit angry, even panel was too big.

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