myCNC Change Log

Notable updates are highlighted in the table below.

Please consult our Blog and/or Online Documentation wiki for more information about specific features mentioned in the Change Log:

Release Date Version Number Changes / Bug Fixes More information
Nov 10, 2021 1.88.5126
  • Modifications for the Hypertherm Automatic Gas Console functionality
    • Added global variables #7467-7471 for system codes and 7472-7473 for AGC preflow/cutflow testing
 
Oct 18, 2021 1.88.5076
  • General bug fixes
 
Oct 07, 2021 1.88.5059
  • Added functionality for two new global variables
    • GVAR_CUTPROCESS_CREEP_TIME (global variable #7650, which allows to assign creep time in seconds) and GVAR_CUTPROCESS_CREEP_SPEED (global variable #7651 for creep speed)
 
Oct 04, 2021 1.88.5038
  • Improvements to Run From Here procedure and single-block-mode for turning applications
  • Speed optimizations for circular interpolation
 
Sep 24, 2021 1.88.5005
  • New global variables for oxyfuel cutting - full list of variables available here
  • Bug fix - fixed a bug with the Run from Here functionality selecting an incorrect line on large G-code programs (100K+ lines)
  • Bug fix - fixed an issue with arc interpolation
 
Sep 22, 2021 1.88.4998
  • CNC Vision improvements
 
Sep 20, 2021 1.88.4989
  • Tangential cutting optimization and bugfixes
  • Fixed an issue with DXF files generated in programs such as Corel that would feature corners composed of small joints of lines/arcs. Modified the program to recognize and properly process such areas.
 
Sep 13, 2021 1.88.4978
  • CNC Vision bug fixes
 
Sep 10, 2021 1.88.4972
  • Added the 64200 and 64201 global variables to the myCNC software
    • Writing a widget's ID (specified in the XML files as id="NUMBER") into 64200 brings up the corresponding widget
    • Writing a widget's ID into 64201 hides the corresponding widget
      • For example, the command G10 L80 P64200 Q100 will show widget with id="100"
 
Sep 02, 2021 1.88.4956
  • Bug fixes for:
    • CNC Vision
    • V-knife
    • Knife 180 functionality
 
Aug 20, 2021 1.88.4910
  • XML Editing - Added the attribute "pressed-delay-xxxx" for the "direct-run:" action
    • Allows to define time, in ms, that the on-screen element (button, etc) must be pressed for, in order to initialize the direct-run action
  • Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause crashes on large-size G-code files
  • Fixed a visualization bug for work position
Aug 17, 2021 1.88.4895
  • Numerous bug fixes
    • Fixed arc handling for DXF files and G21 files on G20 profiles
    • Fixed DXF import bug where G21 would be added to the start of the generated program regardless of profile unit settings
    • Fixed rotation widget issue on G20 (U-series) profiles
    • Fixed M71 Imperial parts library for G20 (U-series) profiles
    • Fixed work offsets config tab issue where G58/G59 values would be overwritten upon saving
    • Fixed parking config tab visual bug where axes YZ would display values equal to X parking coordinate
 
Aug 12, 2021 1.88.4869
  • Bug fixes for inch/G20 setups
    • Fixes for Work Offsets, Cut from Edge, program rotation
 
Aug 07, 2021 1.88.4855
  • Added support for the mycnc-ET8 controller
    • The ET8 is a direct copy of the ET6 with altered microchip architecture
  • Numerous bug fixes to inch/G20 profiles
 
Aug 04, 2021 1.88.4820
  • Changes to the Alarms settings window - added the Software PLC Handler section for each alarm/sensor type
    • Allows for easy custom PLC procedures launch upon alarm trigger
    • Sensor trigger mirrored to global variables 9300-9363
  • New XML GUI element - tool1view
    • Indicates information on a particular tool, including Tool ID, Cutting Material, Tip, Tool Diameter, Tool Max/Elapsed Lifetime, etc
  • New global variable #8025 - indicates elapsed tool lifetime, in (100% * WorkTime/MaxTime)
 
Aug 02, 2021 1.88.4817
  • Tool Specification widget improvements
 
July 27, 2021 1.88.4814
  • Improvements to the ATC Pots section in Settings > Config
    • Added the Tool Tips, Cut Material, Tool Diameter and Tool ID sections
  • Minor changes to the Tool Specifications widget
 
July 17, 2021 1.88.4803
  • Bug fixes for inches/G20 setups - tool length value table and measurement macro fixes
 
July 14, 2021 1.88.4794
  • Added a toggle for G20/G21 handler in Config > Macro Wizard > Tool Change for generating the M6 Tool Change macro.
    • Allows to use mixed G20/G21 commands within the body of the control program, switching to the default profile units for the duration of the tool change
  • Bug fixes
    • Fixed the 3D dimension visualization to display the values correctly when inches were selected in Config > Screen
    • Fixed the 3D visualization toggle for showing/hiding program dimensions
July 2, 2021 1.88.4771
  • Bug fix - fixed issue where the subroutine call wouldn't initialize due to empty lines or comments at the beginning of subroutine
 
June 29, 2021 1.88.4766
  • Tangential cutting fixes
  • Fixes for Windows version - fixed certain button icons not displaying properly on some systems
 
June 28, 2021 1.88.4757
  • Tangential cutting bug fixes - fixed issue with program start after stopping
 
June 14, 2021 1.88.4731
  • Bug fixes for step mode
  • Bug fixes for the G76 threading cycle
 
June 8, 2021 1.88.4719
  • Added a checking procedure to compare the current tool number versus the tool # according to the program
    • Useful in cases where the tool change procedure did not work correctly for any reason
    • The checking procedure can be turned off in settings
  • Bug fix for checking whether the machine has moved beyond the soft limits
 
May 17, 2021 1.88.4710
  • Bug fixes for inch/G20 software configurations
    • Fixed Return to working point button
    • Fixed nesting window, rotation window
    • Fixed arc/hole speed
    • Fixed tool offsets
    • Numerous visual fixes
 
May 3, 2021 1.88.4685
  • Soft Limits control improvements - bug fixes for program bounds calculations
  • Firmware updated (testing stream): Changed acceleration behaviour when Overspeed values are changed by a large amount (for example, from 10% to 100%)
  • Modified behaviour from immediate change to smooth acceleration, preventing an impact to the machine hardware
  • Minimum Overspeed adjustment is now 1% (previously 5%)
 
Apr 28, 2021 1.88.4677
  • Additional bug fixes for soft limits (for rotational axes), drilling cycles and step mode
 
Apr 25, 2021 1.88.4664
  • Windows bug fix - fixed missing icons in the probe sensor widget
 
Apr 21, 2021 1.88.4648
  • Tangential control updates for working with multiple tools with different offsets on the rotary axis
 
Apr 19, 2021 1.88.4634
  • Bug fixes for drilling cycles
  • Bug fix - fixed issue with program control going beyond soft limits
 
Apr 15, 2021 1.88.4609
  • Modifications to the independent axis (AxisPlus) for grinding functionality
  • Bug fix - fixed an issue with single block mode
  • Bug fix - fixes to program rotation functionality
  • Bug fix - fixed crashing issue when closing multiple pop-up windows
 
Apr 08, 2021 1.88.4592
  • Bug fix - fixed issue with the G84/G74 tapping commands in situations when the spindle encoder was using a gear ratio different from 1:1
 
Apr 02, 2021 1.88.4592
  • Bug fix - fixed flatbed correction not turning off on Windows machines
  • Bug fix - fixed soft limits issues for rotational axes
 
Mar 31, 2021 1.88.4586
  • Drilling cycles - support for variable lowering distance, drilling lift speed
  • Improvements for tapping cycles G84, G74
  • Various bug fixes
 
Mar 12, 2021 1.88.4543
  • Added new setup options for Machine Axis Configuration
Mar 7, 2021 1.88.4538
  • DXF import - added pneumatic lift selection for the Pen tool
  • Improved algorithms for 5-axis jewelry cutting
 
Mar 4, 2021 1.88.4512
  • AxisPlus support for ET10 and ET15
  • Speed priority bug fixes
 
Mar 3, 2021 1.88.4507
  • New options added in the Hard Pendant settings tab
 
Feb 26, 2021 1.88.4494
  • Added a new global variable #7696 - GVAR_CUTCHART_FEEDRATE_PRIORITY
  • if set to 0, then the F-code value for speed is used, if present
  • if set to 1, then speed from Cutcharts has a higher priority and the F-code is ignored
Feb 24, 2021 1.88.4480
  • Added hardware pendant support for the ET15 controller
  • Improvements to the G-code parser when setting arcs via radius for certain post processors (fixed the issue where in cases the G-code contained 2 decimal places the rounding for radius value was not done correctly)
 
Feb 19, 2021 1.88.4474
  • Improved handling of the desynchronization FError in myCNC
  • Expanded functionality - ability to turn off servos with the ServoOn signal, sending messages and blocking start up in case of errors from Closed-Loop PID regulators
  • Added new settings in the Analog Closed Loop tab
Feb 16, 2021 1.88.4462
  • Bug fixes for turning/lathe operations - fixed issue with specifying diameter dimensions
  • Interface tweaks to accomodate hardware support for ServoOn signals for drivers in closed-loop systems, and the FError parameter
 
Feb 14, 2021 1.88.4460
  • Hardware Pendant capabilities added
Jan 27, 2021 1.88.4432
  • Added the ability to launch Software PLC procedures from hotkey commands
 
Sep 11, 2020 1.88.4151
  • 2-axis configurations support for Creasing Wheel and Pen setups when using the DXF import
  • Fixed an issue with the DXF import not correctly recognizing the 2-axis configurations at low turning angles
Jul 31, 2020 1.88.4103
  • UI toggles for Tool Specifications window added in UI Settings
  • Hole Cutting options duplicated from Plasma Settings to Motion
March 6, 2020 1.88.3815
  • Bug fixes for subroutines - subroutine visualization now works correctly on 3D visualizations (M- and V- series profiles).
 
Feb 25, 2020 1.88.3803
  • More behind-the-scenes support for cutcharts added
 
Feb 24, 2020 1.88.3797
  • Built-in images for the Kjellberg CutFire100i cutcharts added
 
Feb 13, 2020 1.88.3789
  • Addition of "hole speed" register to reduce speed during hole cutting on plasma profiles
  • THC improvements to allow the user to specify the percentage of feedrate below which THC will be temporarily turned off (as opposed to the previous implementation which required to specify the exact speed)
  • Behind-the-scenes support for more cutcharts added
  • A number of existing cutchart images uploaded in higher resolution / reworked
Feb 4, 2020 1.88.3782
  • General bug fixes
 
Feb 3, 2020 1.88.3778
  • The X1366G/X1366GA profiles now have the gas on/off button icons added automatically in new profile versions
  • General QOL improvements

 

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Jan 29, 2020 1.88.3777
  • General bug fixes
 
Jan 23, 2020 1.88.3771
  • Bug fixes to the filtration system (encoder behaviour fixed)
 
Jan 21, 2020 1.88.3759
  • Filtration system for signals from controller inputs and operator panel added
  • Report Tab bug fixes: pierce time, tool path length and cutting length are now displayed correctly
  • Disabled the clickable consumables link that previously led to this website in the Cutcharts widget on X1366P and X1366G type profiles.