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by gears
Wed 12 Oct , 2016 14:17 pm
Forum: QuickCAM 3D/PRO/4D
Topic: 2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user
Replies: 9
Views: 5229

Re: 2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user

Our IT specialists/administration have decreed that I am not allowed to create dual boot machines..... I was unaware that VRmill had a post processor. I currently use AutoCAD and CorelDraw to create .dxf and .bmp/.jpg files which I opened with the QuickCam. With MCD we used the supplied .dxf files a...
by gears
Tue 11 Oct , 2016 16:35 pm
Forum: QuickCAM 3D/PRO/4D
Topic: 2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user
Replies: 9
Views: 5229

Re: 2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user

Great explanation Pete, thanks. I'm set up with modules and only have pairs of kids working at it somewhat self-guided/paced where they are supposed to read and follow the steps to learn about G-code. First project is the arrowhead where they write the code line by line (10 lines) to engrave 4 diago...
by gears
Mon 10 Oct , 2016 13:46 pm
Forum: QuickCAM 3D/PRO/4D
Topic: 2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user
Replies: 9
Views: 5229

Re: 2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user

Thanks Pete. That sounds more complicated than I can likely do with 11-14yr olds in 7 days. I simply wanted to continue introducing CAM to my classes and then the Win7 64bit computers got installed in my classroom and my older stuff is no longer compatible. Is there a freeware version of this availa...
by gears
Fri 07 Oct , 2016 19:49 pm
Forum: QuickCAM 3D/PRO/4D
Topic: 2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user
Replies: 9
Views: 5229

2D creation for Mill Cam Designer user

Can anyone tell me how to create files using QuickCAM pro like I used to do with my students on Mill Cam Designer? I was looking to continue using my MicroMill with 11-14yr olds and I cannot make any sense out of QuickCAM other than it can open .STL files.... I want them to be able to create designs...