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    Posted: 02 April 2016 at 6:04pm
Sorry for the rookie questions...I'm importing DXF's that have 5mm holes on them.  I can seem to setup a toolpath strategy that will recognize the holes.  I'm trying to use 'drill point', but it's not seeing them.  I'm guessing because they're shown as holes and not points?
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    Posted: 02 April 2016 at 6:35pm
For some reason 'drill point' doesn't work for me either.
I have not figured out why, yet.
I do a circle of the needed diameter and do an offset contour inside it, instead.
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    Posted: 02 April 2016 at 8:01pm
Think I've got it.  There's a 'Drill Centers' option under the Toolpath tab.   Doesn't appear to be an icon for it, though on the left side of the screen for some reason.
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    Posted: 04 April 2016 at 4:22pm
Nat,
You are correct you want to setup a Drill Centers strategy. 

Best Regards,
Aaron
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    Posted: 15 April 2016 at 9:07am
If you click the drill icon on the left and hold for a second more options will appear. only the icons though so I'd use the tabs at eh top of the screen for a while until you recognize the icons.
Clicking and holding the Edit Points icon showed a lot of editing options I had been looking for whe I first got this version of Enroute.

The drill by amount vs. drill by tool diameter is a nice feature if you're are making parts that go together where one is tapped and one has a through-hole you dont have to outline all your tap-sized holes to make the through-holes in the second part.
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