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Smoothing or Continuous M...
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Export Simulation with Pa...
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Access points from an ite...
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Change the joint limits
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Change tool number?
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MoveC abb
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New robot creation
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  RoboDK Crashing Because of Graphics Engine?
Posted by: MLG - 06-04-2017, 06:59 PM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - No Replies

It looks like I need to update my graphics engine.

RoboDK now crashes on startup after I installed the PTC Creo 3D modeler.  The "safe start" batch file runs RoboDK okay, and looking at the contents of the .bat directed me to the D3D and GPL versions of the RDK build.  Playing with those caused a message box to pop up saying htat the 3D files are out of date, so I suspect that Creo loaded outdated files on top of the ones RoboDK loaded (or maybe they were already in place--reinstalling RoboDK didn't refresh to graphics files).

Is there a simple way to update the 3D engine?

There are so many directions I could go, I don't want to start poking around and end up in the weeds.  Can someone shed some light on this?  Crash report excerpt below.

-Leland

CRASH REPORT
Debug: Initialising main window...
Debug: Reading preferred layout settings...
Debug: Done
Warning: Vertex shader for simpleShaderProg (MainVertexShader & PositionOnlyVertexShader) failed to compile
Warning: Fragment shader for simpleShaderProg (MainFragmentShader & ShockingPinkSrcFragmentShader) failed to compile
Warning: QGLShaderProgram: shader programs are not supported
Critical: Errors linking simple shader:
Warning: Vertex shader for blitShaderProg (MainWithTexCoordsVertexShader & UntransformedPositionVertexShader) failed to compile
Warning: Fragment shader for blitShaderProg (MainFragmentShader & ImageSrcFragmentShader) failed to compile
Warning: QGLShaderProgram: shader programs are not supported
Critical: Errors linking blit shader:

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  Smoothing or Continuous Move
Posted by: MLG - 06-02-2017, 07:53 AM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - No Replies

Hello All.  I created a simple pick-and-place simulation and would like to use a continuous move through the waypoint between Pick and Place locations.

Can someone tell me how to do a smooth, continuous move through the intermediate point?  I thought the Smooth (Rounding) instruction would give me that, but it doesn't appear to have any effect.

-Leland

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  Export Simulation with Paths and Origins
Posted by: MLG - 06-02-2017, 07:30 AM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - No Replies

Does anyone know how to make a demo that shows the path, tool flange frame, target origins, etc.  I need to  include the tool and target orientations in my video.

-Leland

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  Access points from an item
Posted by: Tobias7 - 01-11-2017, 11:01 AM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - Replies (1)

Hey!

I am not that familiar with Python yet.
Nevertheless, I added an item with points to an object by

points = obj.AddPoints(PointsDataList,False,...)

which is also shown in the RoboDK window/tree.

The Question is: in which way are the generated points accessible from Python? (e.g. extract the points if the rdk file is reloded)


Thanks.

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  Change the joint limits
Posted by: Hamid - 12-14-2016, 06:46 PM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - Replies (1)

Hi,

I know that with JointLimits(self) you can read the joint limits. But is it possible to change the joint limits? Because in the real robot  it is always less than the nominal values.

Hamid

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  Change tool number?
Posted by: galex - 11-23-2016, 05:48 PM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - Replies (1)

Where change the UTOOL number for Fanuc?

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  pick/place using robot + linear rail
Posted by: fennex - 11-04-2016, 04:15 PM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - Replies (1)

Hello,

I'd like to make a program that uses a 6X robot mounted on a linear rail:

rail at 'home'
robot goes to 'target1'   (defined in a frame 'world' -not relative to robot) (picks a part here)
robot moves along rail to 'rail end'  (max travel)
robot goes to 'target2'    (defined in a frame 'world' -not relative to robot)  (places the part here)

Seems easy enough but I can't seem to figure it out.

Rail seems to work fine, I can move it in a program.

In attached RDK file, prog3 is what I want.



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.rdk   test.rdk (Size: 1.06 MB / Downloads: 194)
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  trouble when installing RoboDK on Ubuntu 16.04 (xcb plugin missing)
Posted by: rüdiger - 10-11-2016, 12:11 PM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - Replies (1)

Dear RoboDK-Staff and all the smart people out there,
I use Ubuntu 16.04, running on a 64bit-machine, so I downloaded RoboDK directly from the webpage (http://www.robodk.com/download)
As far as I know, python3 is installed and seems to work (although I never used it before). As the "run.sh"-file in the package tells me, I just need to run sudo ./RoboDK in the /bin directory to get it installed; when I try this, it responses: 

This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin "xcb".
Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.

Some other people, trying to install another application, seemed to had the same problem. They usually solved the problem by installing a missing library-file, but in my case alle those, mentioned in the number of forums, I checked, are installed.

Maybe it's a known problem and there's just a simple hint or I missed an important step... I am on it for three hours now, so I am pleased for any help.


regards
-rüdiger

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  Custom Conveyor
Posted by: mbrown - 09-28-2016, 07:27 PM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - Replies (1)

I want to do a simulation where I have a custom conveyor that moves like the example video does. How is this possible? I have the conveyor python program but I  don't know how to link the program and the conveyor and get it to run. Any help is appreciated.

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  MoveC abb
Posted by: vissermatthijs@hotmail.nl - 09-26-2016, 11:14 AM - Forum: General questions about RoboDK - Replies (1)

Hello,

I am working on project to transform a old abb irb6400 robot with s4 controller to a CNC machine. The problem in the preprocessor is that the move circular is not included. I want to include my self but er must reason why it is not implemented?

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