Operating the spindle in manual

hi am using my 3036 for the first time . in the manual it says that using Easel that the cuts can be aggress. i have changed the settings in manual to slow the feed rate and depth of cut. but how do i get the spindle to start?

Do you have the spindle control set to “Hardware”, and the spindle type set to “Other”?

This will allow the controller to start/stop the spindle.

The cut settings being auto vs manual simply changes if it will use the default feed rates, or manually defined ones.