Functions of MDI keyboard
(1) <RESET> key
Press this key to reset the CNC, to cancel an
(2) <HELP> key
Press this button to use the help function when
uncertain about the operation of an MDI key.
(3) Soft key The soft key has various functions, according to
the Applications. The soft key functions are
displayed at the bottom of the screen.
Press these keys to input alphabetic, numeric,
and other characters.
(5) <SHIFT> key
Some keys have two characters on their key-
top. Pressing the key switches the char-
acters. Special character £ is displayed on the
screen when a character indicated at the bot-
tom right corner on the keytop can be entered.
(6) <INPUT> key
When an address or a numerical key is
pressed, the data is input to the buffer, and it is
displayed on the CRT screen. To copy the data
in the key input buffer to the offset register, etc.,
press the key.
This key is equivalent to the [INPUT] key of the
soft keys, and either can be pressed to produce
the same result.
(7) Cancel <CAN> key
Press this key to delete the last character or
symbol input to the key input buffer. The con-
tents of the key input buffer are displayed on
the CRT screen.
Example: When the key input buffer displays
N001X100Z and the cancel
key is pressed, Z is canceled and
N001X100 is displayed.
(8) Program edit key
Press this key when editing the program.
(9) Function key
Press this key to switch display screens for