Blend-Point Editor: X–axis Controls

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Blend-Point Editor: X–axis Controls

BLEND-POINT EDITOR :  X-axis Values 

When you edit the X-axis value of a Blend-Point you do NOT change the Motion-Width, but you do edit the Segment-Width of the Previous-Segment and the Selected-Segment.


 X-axis Values 

MT-BLENDPOINT-EDITOR-XAXISCONTROLS-A

Motion Start

Move the entire (all of the) motion relative to the Master Machine Angle

The Motion-Width does not change.

X-axis

Move the X-axis value of the active Blend-Point along the X-axis - see SPECIAL CASE and WARNING

The X-axis values of all other Blend-Points do not move - see Warning


Special Case: X-axis Value of Blend-Point #1

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

...you increase the Segment-Width of the Previous-Segment (#1) and decrease the Segment-Width of the Selected-Segment (see WARNING).

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

...you increase the Segment-Width of Selected-Segment (#1) and decrease the Segment-Width of the Previous-Segment (see WARNING).

WARNING: Bumping Blend-Points !

If you edit the X-axis value of the Active Blend-Point such that it bumps into an adjacent Blend-Point, then 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.

EXAMPLE:

Motion-Start and X-axis Value of Blend-Point #3

Motion-Start and X-axis Value of Blend-Point #3

X-axis value

The Motion Start is 0º Red-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.