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SketchUcam

Discussion in 'CAM' started by Mark Carew, Aug 13, 2015.

  1. David the swarfer

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    turn off autosave, it is a well known Sketchup crasher.
    I have Sketchup 8, 2013/2014/2015/2016 and 2017 installed and they all benefit from having autosave turned off, I have not had a crash in a long time.
     
  2. Gary Caruso

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    Thanks, I'll give that a try
     
  3. Giarc

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    I do find it ironic that auto-save causes my Sektchup crashes, but then I am glad it auto-saved when I open the auto-saved file after the crash.o_O
     
  4. Gary Caruso

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    Yes i was thinking the same thing ;)
     
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    I imported a dxf file into sketch to run sketchucam for the g-codes. I am trying to enter the outside and inside cut tools, but am having problems. This is all new to me, I was wondering if there are any tutorials around. I have viewed a few and learnt somethings, but would like better documentation especially for working on imported dxf files. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
     
  6. David the swarfer

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    how to import dxf and generate gcode from it


    and the official howto videos as a playlist..


    you should also read the manual, just click the big blue question mark in the toolbar helptool_large.png
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    I've done install sketchucam on SU 2017 for mac sierra and it works fine, but by the time i've draw project and go to g code plotter do not want to work, is there any solution? I look file : Gplot.exe , not support for Mac iOS
     
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  9. David the swarfer

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    You can use UGS or bCNC on Mac, both will display the gcode for you but you have to start them outside of sketchup.
     
  10. Fredrik KJolner

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    Hi, not sure this is the right place, but i am unable to install it, (sketchucam) after selecting the sketchup-stl-2.1.4.rbz file (in my download folder) in install extension nothing happens. I am expecting some kind of "are you sure" message. but nothing. zero, zilch, nada etc. Loading policy is set to unrestricted. i run 17.2.2555 64-bit

    any ideas appreciated.

    /Fredrik
     
  11. David the swarfer

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    well, the file to load would be 'SketchUcam-1_4d-80c0152.rbz' rather than what you mentioned above (-:
     
  12. Fredrik KJolner

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    argh.. I have two different download folders on my pc.. never even checked if it was the correct file, as it was the only one..

    Now i now better. It worked. thanks. and sorry, what a stupid mistake. wasted a couple of hours, could have just read the filename to know it was the incorrect one.

    I even copy pasted it in here!

    /fredrik

    (can we just delete these posts? pretend it never happened?)
     

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