Unable to "add bit" to tools (Solid Carbide Ball End Mill)

I have the above mentioned bit, but when I try to “add bit” it’s nowhere to be found in the list of bits that can be added. How do I add it?

Where it says other in the bit selection just type in what you have.

I considered that, but it’s an inventables bit so it seems like it should be listed with their other bits. Thanks.

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Easel does not support ball bits natively.

IF doing pockets, you will need to adjust the stepover amount in order to account for the scallops that a ball bit will create…

The stepover can be adjusted by going to machine>General Settings you will notice that there is a stepover default of 40% (for endmills) and a v-bit stepover default of 1% (for vbits).

More info on scallops and stepover: How To Choose a Stepover for 3D Profiling - CNCCookbook: Be A Better CNC'er

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Thanks SethCNC!!

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