I am trying to print the Eiffel Tower - which is still teaching me a lot about my Ultimaker and CURA / NetFabb.
How is CURA deciding what it will print, and what is left out.
Is there any option to define a minimum detail / line length?
Printing the eiffel tower at 100% will lead to failed structure in the upper part,
printing in about 165% (="scale object to machine size") the part below the third platform will be left out. because the structures below are too small.
Unfortunately my Ultimaker has no anti gravity switch - so the print will fail
My issue is, that I would print small structures ?
How is Cura deciding what to print and what to leave out?
Could this threshold be set manually ("minimum detail") or automatically (e.g. half of the nozzle size)
Would it even make sense make sense to emphasize these little details to nozzle size?
Without it you won't be able to print the Eiffel Tower in one part because it has structures finer than the print resolution of CURA / netFabb. (it is already loosing a lot of the inner structures)
Is there any way to define it
(or do you have a hint, (in which module) I would be able to hack it ?)
It would be great, if the nozzle would be moved away (e.g. mm to the top) from the object while it should cool
If not, the plastic would not cool and the nozzle is moving the still liquid struchture.
Bug - (or feature:)
I am receiving this error messages a lot.
You can reproduce it by pressing "Slice to Gcode" once from the included STL file.
I receive a lot of the following error messages_
IndexError: list index out of range
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\Program Files\Cura_RC3\Cura\gui\preview3d.py", line 427, in OnPaint glTranslate(0,0,-self.parent.gcode.layerList[self.parent.layerSpin.GetValue()].list[-1].z)
Are these errors being generated when there empty layers - when there is nothing to print on this layer?
Could this be used to generate a warning - that you are printing something with totally empty layers in between. (at least with one material - without support structures?)
The original Eiffeltower file is from http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:22051