4. AUTOMATIC OPERATION
During DNC operation, the program currently being executed is
displayed on the program check screen and program screen.
The number of displayed program blocks depends on the program being
Any comment enclosed between a control–out mark (() and control–in
mark ()) within a block is also displayed.
During DNC operation, programs stored in memory can be called.
During DNC operation, macro programs stored in memory can be
In program display, no more than 256 characters can be displayed.
Accordingly, character display may be truncated in the middle of a block.
In DNC operation, custom macros can be specified, but no repeat
instruction and branch instruction can be programmed. If a repeat
instruction or branch instruction is executed, P/S alarm No.123 is issued.
When reserved words (such as IF, WHILE, COS, and NE) used with
custom macros in DNC operation are displayed during program display,
a blank is inserted between adjacent characters.
[During DNC operation]
#102=SIN[#100] ; → #102 = S I N[#100] ;
IF[#100NE0]GOTO5 ; → I F[#100NE0] G O T O 5 ;
When control is returned from a subprogram or macro program to the
calling program during DNC operation, it becomes impossible to use a
return command (M99P****) for which a sequence number is specified.
Number Message Contents
086 DR SIGNAL OFF When entering data in the memory by us-
ing Reader / Puncher interface, the ready
signal (DR) of reader / puncher was
Power supply of I/O unit is off or cable is
not connected or a P.C.B. is defective.
123 CAN NOT USE MACRO
COMMAND IN DNC
Macro control command is used during
Modify the program.
Limit on number of