Add Tool

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Add-on:  QCAD/CAM
Menu: CAM > Add Tool
Shortcut: K, A
Commands: camaddtool | addtool | ka


This function adds a tool for CAM processing to the current drawing. The new tool can then be used to create CAM toolpaths. The main property of a tool is its diameter. The diameter is used to compute the desired toolpath offset (cutter radius compensation).


  1. Start this tool.
  2. A dialog for entering the tool parameters is displayed.