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Post Process

This Generation Task will generate the machine G-Code for the toolpaths.

G-Code is created in accordance with the post process settings applied in SOLIDWORKS CAM.

Post Process Properties

Property NameDescription
(Name)The unique name for this task.
Post Process PathThe location and file name of the post process output.


Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Post Process Path"DWSpecificationDefaultFolder&"\CNC\"&DWSpecificationName&".txt"\\DriveWorksPC\Data\Specifications\CNC\CAM Project 01287.txtWill place the Post Process output in the folder \\DriveWorksPC\Data\Specifications\CNC and with the name CAM Project 01287.txt.

DriveWorks Technical Webinar Library

The following Webinar shows exactly how this generation task is used to create CAM data. It is available from the DriveWorks portal.

How to Use the DriveWorks CAMWorks PowerPack to Trigger the G-Code for your CNC Machine

This webinar will introduce you to the DriveWorks CAMWorks PowerPack, a plug in which provides new possibilities for further automating the manufacturing process.

DriveWorks Technical Webinar Library is available to DriveWorks Pro customers with an active subscription and support contract.

To access the portal:

  1. Go to
  2. Login with your DriveWorks Pro account credentials, if asked

The portal provides a search facility, start typing the name of the Webinar (as indicated above) to display the recording you require.

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