I would like to suggest that we study the option of commanding a automatic "Clear Axis Jog Assignment" to an axis as the user removes said axis from the Registered Devices list.
When a user removes an axis from the GUI's Registered Devices List (RDL), either via the command in the RDL window or Network Device Manager (NDM) window, the axis jog assignment to the GUI's portal remains.
This currently causes a jog source to be "latched" to the GUI Portal and the user can't see that this is the case making clearing the jog assignment challenging as the "Clear Assignment / All Jog Own Jog / All Jogs" is not available on the menu via the Axes Monitor Window.
This could provide a scenario where the user uses a jog source from their GUI to command motion for an axis that is not in their RDL.
Screenshots from Nav Classic GUI 4.8 R11
For example, assign a jog source to the Nav GUI Portal
Now that the Axis has a Jog Source Assigned, remove said axis from the Registered Devices List, while keeping the jog source assigned. (DO NOT CLEAR the jog assignment manually)
After you have successfully removed the axis from your RDL, attempt to clear the jog source.
Naturally, the clear assignment won't be available as the user has removed said axis from the RDL. However, the jog assignment remains in the background.
If we were to look at the Axes Monitor Window using a 2nd GUI, we would see the assignment.
Screenshots from GUI 2 - Nav 4.8 R11
Adding the axis again to the RDL, will show the the assignment is still valid.
If the axes in use have the "Allow to share Jog Source" checkbox not selected, the axis that was removed from the registered devices list won't be jogged when a new axis is selected.
However, if the axes have the checkbox selected, the axis that was removed will jog using the GUI Portal source even after being removed from the RDL.
Not Shared Stick Screenshot:
Shared Stick Jog, GUI 1 Screenshots
*remove axis 1 from RDL while assigned*
Screenshot from GUI 2, showing both axes jogging via GUI 1 Portal, after GUI removed axis 1 from the RDL
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