Machine jogging with PlanetCNC TNG software

For purposes of machine jogging, user can use on screen jogging keys, PC keyboard keys or external jogging keyboard.


On-screen jogging keys:

Click the cross button next to jogging speed window:
Cloud with jogging keys will appear:
Jogging keys can appear permanently on main screen if you set:
File/Settings/User Interface/Jog Panel -> enable “Fixed”. You can choose among XY Cross, UV cross or default keys layout.:

Default keys layout:

XY Cross layout:

PC keyboard keys:

PC keyboard keys used for jogging  need to be configured in settings File/Settings/User Interface/Shortcuts -> under Jog chapter. Under Code, set keyboard keys you wish to use:


External jogging keyboard:

First under IO tab observe which jogging keyboard keys activate which JOG input.
Then in File/Settings/User Interface/Shortcuts -> under Jog and Pin set designated jog input pins:

Jog1 (X-),Jog2 (X+),Jog3 (Y-),Jog4 (Y+),Jog5 (Z-),Jog 6(Z-)
Since external jogging keyboard also supports Shift key, which in combination with any other jogging key initiates step Jog motion, you should set these shortcuts also: