Blend-Point Editor: X–axis Controls

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Blend-Point Editor: X–axis Controls

BLEND-POINT EDITOR : X-axis Controls

Note: All parameters are in Motion Units

Use the X-axis Controls to move the position of a Blend-Point along the X-axis, and not change the Motion-Width.

However, there is a special case when you edit Blend-Point #1.


 X-axis Values 

Motion Start

Edit Motion Start to move the first Blend-Point (#1) to start earlier or later than 0 [Units] (machine degrees or time], relative to the Master-Machine-Angle.

The Motion-Width does not change when you edit the Motion-Start.


New: 14.3 + The Motion graphs move across the X-axis as you edit the Motion-Start. The graphs will start the X-axis at 0).


X-axis

To move the X-axis value of the active Blend-Point to become earlier or later [see Warning].

The Motion-Width does not change [see Warning].


Special Case: Blend-Point #1

If you attempt to increase the X-axis value of Blend-Point #1:

You decrease the duration of Segment #1 and increase the duration of the Last Segment [see Warning].

However, you will not increase X-axis value, it will be equal the Motion-Start.

If you attempt to decrease the X-axis value of Blend-Point #1:

You increase the duration of Segment #1 and decrease the duration of the Last Segment [see Warning].

However, you will not decrease X-axis value, it will be equal the Motion-Start.


WARNING:

If you edit a Blend-Point and it bumps its adjacent Blend-Point, the adjacent Blend-Point moves slightly AND the Motion-Width increases a small amount.

You must use the Segment-Editor to edit the Segment-Width of the segments to make the Motion-Width 360 again.


BLEND-POINT-EDITOR : X-axis Values: an example

BP-X-axisValue-Detail

E.G. : In the example above

X-axis value

The Motion Start is 0ºRed-14-2.

The X-axis value of active Blend-PointRed-14-1b  is 150º

You can edit active Blend-Point within these limits: (see Warning above)

Minimum >90º

Maximum < 270º

As you edit the X-axis value in the data box, the active Blend-Point moves to the left(<) or to the right(>)

See also: How to Edit a value in a Data-box.