I have asked the Autodesk cam-forum for some help regarding saving machine code as a binary file. Unfortunately it hasn’t been fruitful yet. Seems like a second step is necessary.
The rd-file is a binary file, i.e. not a regular text file, but the Autodesk CAM Post Processor engine doesn’t seem to give me that option. It only writes text. Hence, a second step is needed.
Have quick look at the video below if you’re curious about the workflow in Fusion 360. It’s obviously target to professional cutters. My project is for everyone, but I believe it’s hobbyists and makers who would find it useful. One major reason is that cutting is not their main business and they are happy trying modern tools.
There are many hours behind the current state of progress . I don’t believe I have spent more than a ⅓ of the time on figuring out the messages. Most time is spent on an application where I can view the data, and now finally, edit and save to a file.
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