Background Edit

Classic Control - Lathe Operator's Manual

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Background Edit allows you to edit a program while another program runs.

  1. Press EDIT until the background edit pane (Inactive Program) on the right side of the screen is active.
  2. Press SELECT PROGRAM to select a program to background edit (the program must be in Memory) from the list.
  3. Press ENTER to begin background editing.
  4. To select a different program to background edit, press SELECT PROGRAM from the background edit pane and choose a new program from the list.
  5. All of the changes made during Background Edit will not affect the running program, or its subprograms. The changes will go into effect the next time the program is run. To exit background edit and return to the running program, press PROGRAM.
  6. CYCLE START may not be used while in Background Edit. If the program contains a programmed stop (M00 or M30), exit Background Edit (press PROGRAM) and then press CYCLE START to resume the program.
    note: All keyboard data is diverted to the Background Editor, when a M109 command is active and Background Edit is entered, Once an edit is complete (by pressing PROGRAM keyboard input will return to the M109 in the running program.

Be aware: Many service and repair procedures should be done only by authorized personnel. The service technicians at your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) have the training, experience, and are certified to do these tasks safely and correctly. You should not do machine repair or service procedures unless you are qualified and knowledgeable about the processes.

Danger: Some service procedures can be dangerous or life-threatening. DO NOT attempt a procedure that you do not completely understand. Contact your Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) and schedule a service technician visit if you have any doubts about doing a procedure.