Alphabetical Layer Sorting

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David Morrow
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Alphabetical Layer Sorting

Post by David Morrow » Thu Nov 26, 2015 3:50 am

When I am designing my parts in my CAD program, I name the layers with a prefix to help me machine everything in the correct order. For example, 1a Center Drill all holes, 1b Through Drill, 2a Mill Pocket, etc.

Occasionally, when I have a really complex part, I end up with a lot of layers. So, when I am instructing Sheetcam on each machining operation, scrolling down a long list of layers gets a bit painful. Having the layers sort alphabetically ( numbers first ) would be a real treat.

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Les Newell
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Post by Les Newell » Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:19 pm

That is a good idea. It shouldn't be too hard to add. I'll see what I can do.

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Post by David Morrow » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:40 pm

Do you think alphabetical layer sorting might be added any time soon ?

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Post by Les Newell » Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:45 pm

The development version of SheetCam has this.

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Post by David Morrow » Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:07 pm

Wonderful. I just downloaded it. Will try it today.

Thanks Les.

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Post by David Morrow » Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:44 pm

Oh, that's so much better.

Thanks Les.

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