PATH: path highlighting

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sliptonic
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PATH: path highlighting

Postby sliptonic » Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:42 pm

A small improvement to the path Inspect tool. If you select a path (or job) and open the Inspect dialog, you can see which segments in the backplot correspond to a given command (gcode) in the list. You can select one or more lines and see the highlighted elements in the right.

The highlight color is configurable from preferences.

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chrisb
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Re: PATH: path highlighting

Postby chrisb » Wed Dec 14, 2016 8:30 pm

Tried. Works. Great. Thank you!

As an addon you can with an appropriate keyboard repeat speed see the tool movement as an animation: Start from the beginning and mark the whole gcode with the shift + cursor down keys.
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Re: PATH: path highlighting

Postby mlampert » Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:36 am

coolest feature ever!
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Re: PATH: path highlighting

Postby yorik » Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:19 pm

Amazing! I had been trying to do that for a long time...
sliptonic
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Re: PATH: path highlighting

Postby sliptonic » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:34 pm

I kinda cheated. I build an entirely new path, add the selected commands, change the view properties for the color and line thickness and suppress the first rapid move. The new 'path' gets deleted when you close the inspect dialog.

Probably a complete hack but I'm not proud. :lol: