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  1. ahoeben

    Setting up variants for a custom printer

    This is indeed not something that is possible with just configuration files. A Python plugin can detect changes to one variant, and then apply the same variant to the other extruders. That Python plugin would connect to each of the extruder stack containersChanged signal, and for each extruder stack check if the variant container equals the emitted container and if not it would change it.
  2. ahoeben

    Introducing Ultimaker Cura 3.5 | Beta

    The plugin triggers a bug in Cura that causes it to crash because of a custom printer definition file that needs updating: ultimaker2_duet3d_dual_0.4. Where did you install that file? In the configuration folder, or in your Cura application folder (in program files)?
  3. ahoeben

    Top menu missing in Cura

    Perhaps you have the latest drivers that Dell offers for the laptop, but Intel has newer drivers for your GPU. Details can be found here: https://github.com/ultimaker/cura/issues/2068
  4. ahoeben

    Where is dual extruder option in Cura

    It has been there since Cura 2.6
  5. ahoeben

    Where is dual extruder option in Cura

    Go to the Printers pane of the Preferences, and press the Machine Settings dialog. That has an option to set the number of extruders, and there are tabs per extruder to set (among other things) the offsets for each nozzle.
  6. ahoeben

    Introducing Ultimaker Cura 3.5 | Beta

    On the Materials pane of the preferences. Or, if you want to have a setting in the sidebar, you need to install the Printer Settings plugin from the Toolbox, restart Cura, and look for the material diameter setting under the new "Printer Settings" category (which also has a nozzle size setting, wohoo!) As @smartavionics points out there is also a material diameter in the Machine Settings dialog, but what is set there is overridden by the selected material. Machine Settings < Material < Profile < Sidebar (with Printer Settings)
  7. ahoeben

    Introducing Ultimaker Cura 3.5 | Beta

    It was moved to the same category as the Nozzle Diameter, so it is no longer available in the sidebar. At least not unless you install the Printer Settings plugin from the Toolbox.
  8. That is because material_standby_temperature is set per extruder, so instead of the global stack you need to look at one of the extruder stacks. For example, this gets the standby temperature set for the first extruder: first_extruder_stack = ExtruderManager.getInstance().getActiveExtruderStacks()[0] material_standby_temperature = first_extruder_stack.getProperty("material_standby_temperature", "value")
  9. ahoeben

    Welke soorten filament?

    De upgrade kit is al twee jaar niet meer leverbaar. De officiele upgrade kit bestond uit veel meer dan alleen een PCB heated bed en een stukkie glas. Je kocht er het hele aluminium bed en een stepper met leadscrew van de UM2 bij, plus nog electronica en een nieuwe voeding. Je "kreeg" er zelfs een 14mm hout-boor bij om een gat in de behuizing te boren voor de stekker. En een prit-stift. Vergeet de prit-stift niet. Op zich kan je via de officiele dealers (MakerPoint) alle onderdelen van een UMO+ los bestellen (moet je ze wel voor bellen/mailen, want niet alles staat op de website), en dan zou je de kit nog grotendeels bijelkaar kunnen schrapen. Je zult dan ook je electronica moeten vervangen door een UM2 bord want de losse print om het Heated Bed aan te sturen zal niet meer te koop zijn. Dan moet je wel ook weer lastig gaan doen met de temperatuur sensor in je hotend. Hoewel, het is natuurlijk wel allemaal open source... https://github.com/Ultimaker/HeatedBedUpgrade . Ze hebben zelfs een technische tekening gemaakt van het tubetje smeer dat je erbij kreeg. Maar goed, lang verhaal kort: lastig. Wellicht is zelf bouwen een optie? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUb1pAB8O2k
  10. For future reference, you can find all setting names here: http://files.fieldofview.com/cura/Replacement_Patterns.html Just remove the { and } in the first column.
  11. What do you mean by "variable"? A python variable? There is not global python variable for the layer height in Cura. There is a setting called "layer_height". To get its value, you would call the method getPropertyValue on the "global stack". global_stack = Application.getInstance().getGlobalContainerStack() layer_height = global_stack.getProperty("layer_height", "value")
  12. ahoeben

    Cura <-> OpenSCAD integration

    This would be more something for @thopiekar
  13. ahoeben

    Introducing Ultimaker Cura 3.5 | Beta

    Note that after submitting, the plugin goes through a testing process to make sure it does not crash Cura in any obvious way and to make sure it doesn't do anything malicious, which takes additional time. I currently have 4 plugins waiting for be approved, and I'm sure the plugin-testers are swamped with reviews.
  14. ahoeben

    Introducing Ultimaker Cura 3.5 | Beta

    Note that due to some changes in the background, all plugins needed to be updated. Not all plugins are available yet. Once they are available, you can update them through the Toolbox.
  15. ahoeben

    How to infill every 2-3 layers?

    I guess it is broken then... I checked with a different gcode viewer in case it is a visualisation issue in Cura, but you are right: even when the Infill layer thickness is set to a multiple of the layer height, an infill pattern is created on every layer. Your best bet is if @bagel-orb or @smartavionics have a look at it.

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