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    Posted: 28 January 2017 at 9:49pm

I am new to Enroute Fab 6 but not to design software for CNC plasma tables. I create 2d metal art on my table.

Is it possible when creating a cut path using the Kerf Compensation strategy to have the Entry/Exit parameters automatically create a length? Software I have used in the past would shorten the lead-in so that it did not ruin my piece. As in if I was creating a 1/4" circle it should make the lead-in as long as possible to still not affect the shape of the piece.

A lot of my pieces have words in them so having a lead in is a must to have clean cuts, but at the same time sometimes I use a 1/4" lead-in and others a 1/2" lead in (the longer the better, within reason)

I hope this makes sense and thank you for the help!

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    Posted: 30 January 2017 at 10:37am
 Unfortunately there is no way to have the length of the entry/exit depending on the shape. In Enroute you simply set the length and then Enroute makes sure that the entry or exit will not run into any other parts. 

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