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stickman3
05-11-2007, 10:01 PM
I am generating 2D drawings using autoCad 2004, and saving the file as '.DXF'. Using Mach2Mill, I import the DXF drawing and generate the Gcode. The display (in Mach2) shows the drawn item correctly if it is a square, or a circle. The milled item (square or circle) is correct. If I draw an object such as a semi-circle with a straight line joining the ends of the semi-cicle, the graphic shown in Mach2 is incorrect and the milled shape is completely wrong. Within autoCAd 2004, there are 3 versions of DXF file that the drawing can be saved as, and I have tried all 3 with the same result. Thanks for any help.

ger21
05-11-2007, 10:33 PM
Post the problem .dxf

mike hide
06-09-2007, 01:38 PM
Post the problem .dxf.

I also am trying to figure out Mach 2 and was going along fine until I punched something inadvertently now everything is in french and I cannot find a way to get the screen back to english . Any help appreciated ... mjh

ger21
06-09-2007, 11:19 PM
Try View>Load screens and choose 1024.set when the file dialog opens. If the menu's are in French, View is the 4th menu from the left and Loas=d Screens is the first menu item.

mike hide
06-09-2007, 11:48 PM
Try View>Load screens and choose 1024.set when the file dialog opens. If the menu's are in French, View is the 4th menu from the left and Loas=d Screens is the first menu item.

thanks very much