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Dave Burtchell
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Nest Button

Postby Dave Burtchell » Tue, Nov 06 2007, 10:52PM

Any chance of getting the \"nest\" button changed to two buttons? Nest X, and Nest Y.


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Postby Mark Hesketh » Wed, Nov 07 2007, 7:36AM

by this do you mean to be able to nest horizontally or vertically?

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Postby Dave Burtchell » Sat, Nov 10 2007, 9:10AM

Yes, Instead of going to the settings screen and choosing a nest direction of X, or Y, just change the nest button to two buttons, nest X, and nest Y. I always try both directions to see which gives better yield. It would be OK if I could just hit \"Enter\" to leave the settings screen. Or a drop down menu to choose X or Y. That way it could all be done with the mouse instead of mouse to keyboard to mouse to keyboard. Am I to lazy? or what?


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Brian Shannon
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Postby Brian Shannon » Sun, Nov 11 2007, 10:06PM

That would be a great feature. I also ALWAYS check both nest directions and this would make it so much easier.


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