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New Max Depth Dialog

I’m making constant progress on V5, flipping back an forth between deep, hidden changes, and superficial dialog changes.  The dialog changes are needed because one of my goals for V5 is to really simplify the parts of MeshCAM that ended up looking like an engineer designed them.  One of the best examples of “engineer-designed” is the Set Max Depth dialog:

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While there is a certain “elegance” if you’re an engineer, it’s a wall of grey numbers to normal people.  Below is the new version which retains almost all of the functionality with far fewer buttons and numbers:

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I think it’s better but I guess I’ll know for sure once new users begin playing with it.  I didn’t delete the old code just in case…

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