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  • Keyboard Not Functioning Correctly

    Gentleones,

    I cannot use "M" to set coordinates manually, I cannot use "1"-"4" to select the snap mode, and I cannot use the number pad keys to set the origin.

    Other keys work: "A" selects the ruler, "space" clears the tool, Shift-G makes a group, and so on.

    I have tried booting in "safe boot" mode and the problem persists.

    I'm using FPD v4.5.1 and OS X 10.11.5.

    This problem makes the program unusable.

    Thanks,
    Bill

    Posted By: Bill Eccles on May 25, 2016 06:31PM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • Some Keyboard Functions Not Working

    Gentleones,

    I cannot use "M" to set coordinates manually, I cannot use "1"-"4" to select the snap mode, and I cannot use the number pad keys to set the origin.

    Other keys work: "A" selects the ruler, "space" clears the tool, Shift-G makes a group, and so on.

    I'm using FPD v4.5.1 and OS X 10.11.5.

    This problem makes the program unusable.

    Thanks,
    Bill

    Posted By: Bill Eccles on May 25, 2016 06:30PM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • Orientation for side machining

    Hello. For side machining, I assume that in the side file, the upper edge always corresponds to the front surface of the panel in the main file. Therefore, for the upper side edge of the panel, the origin in the side file would be located at the upper right corner on the bottom surface in the main panel. Is this correct? Thank you.

    Posted By: Dan on May 20, 2016 08:10PM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • how to backup Frontdesign user macros

    Having done several windows reloads and lost FrontDesign User Macros, I have found the macro location for backup.


    navigate to:

    control panel / appearance and personalization / file folder options / show hidden files and folders /

    , >select< show hidden files, folders and drives
    , >unselect< hide protected operating system files
    and >unselect< hide extensions for known file types.

    then ether navigate to:

    C:Users>yournameyournameyournameyourname< with your name or login id, specifically.

    Attached File: FrontDesign_USER_MACRO_LOCATION.txt

    Posted By: Robert on May 19, 2016 03:40PM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • Windows Installation

    each time I try to upgrade the installation fails.

    Posted By: Scott Smith on May 10, 2016 02:13PM Category: Front Panel Designer

  • creating hgpl ?

    hello,

    please, i'm having troubles to create a front pannel designer file.

    i created a high resolution dxf file, with one layer for the cutting part, and one layer for the white paint part but .... front pannel designer really isn't soft friendly, with most creating softs ( rhino, autocad, photoshop, etc etc ) .

    i guess the only way to create an Advanced layer of paint is with hgpl, right ? ( "Advanced", i don't know .. ) ,
    and i can't find a way to create an hgpl file. i tried eagle cad, and it couldn't even convert properly a dxf file ...

    why couldn't front pannel designer simply be able to import directly a full dxf, to tell where and how and at which scale the plate has to be CNC cut, and some JPG or png, or tiff, or even psd , with the same scale and scu, to tell where how and in which colors the paint should be done.

    please, do you have some ideas that could help me ? i need to control the quality of the file that will be delivered to Schaeffer AG, and make some economy because i can't afford their conversion service.

    here's a idea of what it will look like, it's the vectorial

    Attached File: Capture.JPG

    Posted By: adrien on Apr 26, 2016 11:45PM Category: Front Panel Designer

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