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Xylotica

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WISH : expose "Start" and "End" positions
« on: November 28, 2016, 09:33:12 AM »
For the same reasons I like the base and tool settings to be exposed (or expose-able to be exact), I would also like the "Start" and "End" positions to be tweaked from the GH canvas.
I find that the initial position can affect how some axii wind themselves up, and that's also where I have most of the tool/part collision problems.
Being able to adjust these key positions with sliders would really help.

I might as well suggest right now that every option should be exposed to be consistent with the Grasshopper spirit...
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Re: WISH : expose "Start" and "End" positions
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2016, 06:19:46 PM »
Hmmm... Having full control over all positions can be a bit problematic, e.g. if people then want to start with a PTP movement that doesn't have both status and turn. Depending on the starting position of the robot (e.g. from the last job, which KUKA|prc doesn't know anything about) you could end up with an inaccurate simulation. Doing so would need quite a few safety checks, error messages etc., so it probably won't be implemented that soon.
But I'll look into it when I implement your other reports ;)
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