Separate dialog for Analog scanning

Trevor McLaughlin 6 years ago in Metrology Software / PC-DMIS updated by neil kay 4 years ago 0

I'd like to see separate dialog boxes for scanning: one for TTP scanning and one for Analog. The way it is right now, we see all the settings for both in the same dialog: some applicable, some not. This tends to get a bit confusing.

For example, when setting up to do a Freeform scan with an analog head, I can still change density and number of hits in the Execution tab (then press calculate), but this has no affect on the scan since these settings are controlled in the Settings tab. Or, I could set the direction technique to "variable" when it should be set to "nullfiltier" for an analog scan.

Another option could be to gray out non-applicable settings.

I've noticed that the latest training material (2018) on scanning also lumps these two scan types together. It would be nice to have these totally separated in the curriculum since they are two very different animals.