FANUC Series 16/18/160/180-Model C for Lathe Operator Manual

8. DATA INPUT/OUTPUT
B–62754EN/01
OPERATION
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Files stored on a floppy can be deleted file by file as required.
Procedure for File Deletion
1 Insert the floppy into the input/output device so that it is ready for
writing.
2 Press the EDIT switch on the machine operators panel.
3 Press function key
PROG
, then the program contents display screen
appears.
4 Press soft key
[(OPRT)]
5 Press the rightmost soft key (next–menu key).
6 Enter address N.
7 Enter the number (from 1 to 9999) of the file to delete.
8 Press soft key
[DELETE], then press soft key [EXEC].
The file specified in step 7 is deleted.
When a file is deleted, the file numbers after the deleted file are each
decremented by one. Suppose that a file numbered k was deleted. In this
case, files are renumbered as follows:
Before deletion after deletion. . .
1 to (k–1) 1 to (k–1). . . . . . .
k Deleted. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(k+1) to n k to (n–1). . . . . . .
Set the write protect switch to the write enable state to delete the files.
8.3
FILE DELETION
Explanations
D File number after the file
is deleted
D Protect switch

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