New "Flip" operator in 2.5

Looking forward to your feedback on the new “flip” operator in CAM mode. It should make double-sided milling much easier. Here’s a quick video overview.

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Hi Stewart,

Thank you, again, for the effort you put in all of this!!!

Great feature, the Flip Operation, but I haven’t figured out, at what moment in the G-Code I have to flip the part, or did I miss that somehow?

And to avoid a second message: I can’t figure out, why my Z Thru applies only to the registration holes, but not to the roughing (to make sure I really cut the whole stock…

Have a great day,
Martin

Hi @Martin_Svejda and welcome!

With the flip operator, you are working on each side independently, but Kiri is keeping track of the settings so you can go back and forth without loading / saving settings and moving / restoring the part location. In the end, you will generate gcode for each side separately.

Z thru applies to drilled holes, outline, and other cutout operations, but not roughing. That was by design. If your roughing cut isn’t going to the bottom of stock, the preferred fix is to adjust the stock size.

Stewart