Special Symbol Input

Classic Control - Lathe Operator's Manual

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Some special symbols are not on the keypad.

Special Symbols

Symbol Name
_ underscore
^ caret
~ tilde
{ open curly brackets
} closed curly brackets
\ backslash
| pipe
< less than
> greater than
Do these steps to enter special symbols:
note: You must have a USB device connected to the control pendant, or an optional hard drive, to access the SPECIAL SYMBOLS menu.
  1. Press LIST PROGRAMS and select USB DEVICE or optional HARD DRIVE.
  2. Press F1.

    The LIST PROG HELP menu shows:

  3. Select Special Symbols and press ENTER.

    The SPECIAL SYMBOLS pick list shows:

  4. Select the symbol and press ENTER to copy the symbol to the INPUT: bar.

For example, to change a directory’s name to MY_DIRECTORY:

  1. Highlight the directory with the name that you want to change.
  2. Type MY.
  3. Press F1.
  4. Select Special Symbols and press ENTER.
  5. Highlight _ (underscore) and press ENTER.
  6. Type DIRECTORY.
  7. Press ALTER.

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.