M23: Select File
Issuing an M23 selects a file that will be used to subsequently print using the M24 command.
The file will remain "selected" and all subsequent M24 commands will print that file until a different file selection (M23) is made.
If the file does not exist on the SD card an error will be returned (ERROR?).
The M23 command can be used to restart a file from the beginning, use M23 to reset it, then M24 to print.
"Print" refers to running a job on a any Smoothie attached device such as 3D printer, Laser engraver/cutter, CNC router etc.
The command is used as such :
Which means: Select the file to be used in the subsequent M24 print/resume command.
|filename||The file, on the SD card, will be printed in the subsequent M24 command||M20 myGcodeFile.gco|
The filename identifies the file to be used by subsequent M24 commands
Smoothie supports long filenames and 8.3 format
If your SDcard contents was:
This means if you command :
The file myGcode.gco would be queued for subsequent printing with the M24 command
The M23 command requires no special configuration settings
These resources are used as references: