Metric conversion

Discussion in 'Lamination PRO Support Forum' started by peter white, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. peter white

    peter white PRO Member

    Hi all. In Lam Pro I am getting approx half metric and half imperial measurements. I have gone to file-options and changed to metric.In cutting instructions I get a readout to cut out the center blue strip 4.33 inches and 1.23 inches from fence. I also get repeating units 1.89 inches.I then have to convert to metric manually. All the lamination strips are given in metric. Is there any way I can get all metric measurements. Am I missing something simple.
    Thanks
    Peter
     
  2. Bob Beaupre

    Bob Beaupre Administrator Staff Member

    Peter that sounds like something right in the program and that would have to be addressed by Lloyd, I would think
     
  3. peter white

    peter white PRO Member

    Thanks for that Bob.
     
  4. peter white

    peter white PRO Member

    I have had no resolution to my problem in Lam Pro. Bob replied that he thought it is in the program but I have not been enlightened yet. Some help would be very nice.
     
  5. mfisher

    mfisher Super Moderator Staff Member

    Not sure if this will fix your issue or not.
    Start LP,
    Change options to metric.
    Save LP file and exit.
    Start LP and open saved file.

    I noticed doing this I could get the drop down for cut width to show metric. Numbers at the bottom showed imperial and metric.
     
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2017
  6. peter white

    peter white PRO Member

    Thanks for that Mike. Unfortunately can't try that as I didn't want to save one that was not right I only printed. To try what you have suggested I will have to wait till I do a new one.
     
  7. mfisher

    mfisher Super Moderator Staff Member

    Peter. If possible post your LP file. We can download the file and see exactly what your dealing with. I save lots of LP files with different names. They ar
     
  8. peter white

    peter white PRO Member

    Sorry Mike I didn't save the file all I can tell you is as first post. All lamination strips come out in metric and cutting measurements from fence are imperial. I have changed through file - options to metric.
     
  9. Bob Beaupre

    Bob Beaupre Administrator Staff Member

    Mike if you put your Lamination PRO into metric and than do any type of lamination. Look at the screen instruction on making the cuts they will be in imperial
     
  10. mfisher

    mfisher Super Moderator Staff Member

    I notice in the print preview the instruction are not in metric.

    The bottom of the screen reports in both. Think it is an issue Lloyd will have to address.
     
  11. peter white

    peter white PRO Member

    Thanks for both of your input thought I was doing something wrong glad you can see my problem.
     
  12. peter white

    peter white PRO Member

    Am still waiting to see if a fix can happen to get all metric measurement in Lam Pro.
     
  13. Lloyd Johnson

    Lloyd Johnson Administrator Staff Member

    You could help me out by giving me a list of the LamPRO items that you know aren't available in metrics. Only list the ones you can't live without as I just don't have much bandwidth that isn't already being used.
     

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