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Whether you are writing gcode by hand or generating it with cam software, you will find yourself frequently hitting "open" or "reload" in axis.
With the axis-dropbox script, a new or modified gcode file will automatically be opened in axis, speeding up the 'edit / preview' cycle just a bit.
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Make this file executable, rename it axis-dropbox and place it on your $PATH. Then put a line to load it in one of your .hal files:
You may specify a list of directories to look in and a list of extensions for gcode programs on the commandline. First specify the list of directories, then "--", then the list of extensions. For example:
loadusr axis-dropbox ~/gcode ~/Desktop -- .ngc .g
If not specified, the directories default to
~/emc2/ncfiles ~/emc2/nc_filesand the extensions default to
A gcode file is only opened when it is "complete". A "complete" file ends with one of the following:
Entry first conceived on 5 June 2008, 14:47 UTC, last modified on 5 June 2008, 14:53 UTC