File Commands

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Press F3 to access the file commands menu in the device manager. The list of options appears under the File [F3] drop-down menu in the device manager. Use the cursor arrow keys or the jog handle to highlight a command, and then press ENTER.

The File Commands Menu

  • Make Directory: creates a new subdirectory in the current directory. Type a name for the new directory, and then press F4.
  • Rename: changes the name of a program. The Rename popup menu has the same options as the new program menu (File Name, O Number, and File Title).
  • Delete: deletes files and directories. When you confirm the operation, the control deletes the highlighted file, or all of the files with check-mark selection.
  • Duplicate Program: makes a copy of a file in the current location. The Save As popup menu asks you to specify a new program name before you can complete this operation.
  • Select All: adds check-marks to all of the files/directories in the Current Directory.
  • Clear Selections: removes check-marks from all of the files/directories in the Current Directory.
  • Sort By O Number: sorts the program list by O number. Use this menu item again to sort by filename. By default, the program list is sorted by filename.
  • Setting 252: adds a custom sub-program search location to the list of locations. See Setting Up Search Locations section for more information.
  • Setting 262 DPRNT: adds a custom destination file path for DPRNT.
  • Special Symbols: accesses text symbols that are not available on the keyboard. Highlight the character you want to use and press ENTER to put it in the input bar. The special characters are: _ ^ ~ { } \ | < >

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.