BLEND-POINT [NODE] EDITOR

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BLEND-POINT [NODE] EDITOR

BLEND-POINT [NODE] EDITOR

See also : Segment-Editor.

See also : Preview Motion-Values at Blend-Point.


Important:

The Blend-Point (Node) Editor edits the Motion-Values:

at the End of the Previous-Segment

AND

at the Start of the Selected-Segment


How to open the Blend-Point Editor

Blend-Point Editor icon

Blend-Point Editor icon

METHOD 1:

Icon-BlendPointEditor

1.Click Blend-Point & Segment toolbar > Start Blend-Point Editor

The Blend-Point Editor opens.

a 'Blend-Point''

a 'Blend-Point''

METHOD 2: [Difficult if the symbol size is < 4]

1.Move your mouse above a Blend-Point so that the becomes red  

2.Double-click the red 'diamond' symbol at the active Blend-Point.

The Blend-Point Editor opens.

To close the Blend-Point Editor:

1.Click the Icon-Close-Tick button at the top and right of the Blend-Point Editor dialog-box

To undo each change you have made in the Blend-Point Editor:

1.Close the Blend-Point Editor

2.Click MotionDesigner Edit toolbar > Undo

BLEND-POINT [Node] EDITOR DIALOG-BOX

Click the orange separators [maybe two slow clicks] to show or hide parameters.


Parameters relate only to the Active Blend-Point

Parameters are in Motion-Units

blend-point-editor_zoom70

Previous / Next buttons Red-14-3

BPE-Previous-Segment

Make the Blend-Point at the start of the Previous-Segment become the Active Blend-Point

BPE-Next-Segment

Make the Blend-Point at the start of the Next-Segment become the Active Blend-Point.

Dialog-TickIcon

Click to confirm the new motion-values and specification.

Dialog-Helpicon

Click to open the contextual help


X-axis Values Red-14-1b

Motion Start : move the motion relative to the Master Machine Angle

X-axis : move the active Blend-Point to become earlier or later.

These parameters do not edit the Motion-Width - however, see Warning

See also: Blend-Point - X-axis Control


Y-Axis Values Red-14-2

Edit the P V A J motion-values for the Y-axis of each motion-derivative:

End of the Previous Segment

Start of the Selected Segment

The Y-axis Control-Buttons that you can use are a function of the Motion-Law:

See also: Blend-Point - Y-axis Control