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  1. System specs for you? I'll try with my sister macbook air as she will come and see me. It's last year model..
  2. The problem was with both mac os el capitain and high sierra. So I think much of the problems are by cura itself.. It's a pity. I'll get stuck with Idea Maker Thanks Pietro
  3. The problem for me is after program charging. Any click on GUI halt cura for at least 7/10 seconds Each time. Then layer view is almost unresponsive. 🤐 What happened after 3.4.1? That is the last version that is working fine I saw that development moved to a newer version of QT. Could this be the problem?
  4. In my case I just installed osx high sierra. All other slicers are working fine (S3d, idea maker, Slic3r PE etc.)
  5. I can confirm, cura starting from 3.5 version is unusable on macbook air 2011. I just installed the 3.4.1 version and it's a lot better. Normal cpu usage during slicing and rotating view specially in layer view.
  6. Hello Cura 3.6 is unusable on a macbook air 2011 I5 1.7Ghz 4GB RAM 256GBSSD with mac os high sierra just freshly installed.In Solid view if I don't do anyting CPU stays at 3-4%. As I click anywhere it jumps @150% making any selection/option really slow.In layer view once the stl is sliced CPU is 120% all the time. This was also for cura 3.5.x In 3.4 I think it was better
  7. pieri70

    Excessive travel movements. (possible to avoid?)

    Hello @Deneteus I just downloaded and installed Cura 3.5 Now I'm using Ideamaker as my preferred slicer I tried to slice the same stl with the same settings where possible Ideamaker makes my gcode 47600 lines while Cura 3.5 makes a 68600 lines one. I like the way Ideamaker slices my stl and travels/movements seem to be ok I must check what this new Cura version makes but the gcode volume seems to be a little too much..Bie
  8. pieri70

    Excessive travel movements. (possible to avoid?)

    Hello after the release of Cura 3.4 I tried another shoot. I attach gcodes for the same stl, two pieces in a single build plate. I made slicing settings as similar as possible (wall thicness/lines, top bottom layers, infill percentace/pattern etc.) Cura gives me 7.24 h print time, S3D 4.32 h If you open both Gcodes with notepad++ you can see cura's one is 343272 lines while the one generated by S3D is 138115 (less than half)... Is this normal? Thanks Pietro gcodes.zip
  9. I found this in 4.0 app [toolchange_retract_distance] [toolchange_prime_distance] [retract_speed] [travel_speed] [current_position_x] [current_position_y] [next_position_x] [next_position_y] [next_position_z] [previous_direction_x] [previous_direction_y] [previous_direction_z] [next_direction_x] [next_direction_y] [next_direction_z] [average_direction_x] [old_tool] [new_tool] [toolchange_retract_speed] [extruder0_temperature] [extruder1_temperature] [extruder2_temperature] [extruder3_temperature] [extruder4_temperature] [extruder5_temperature] [bed0_temperature] [bed1_temperature] [bed2_temperature] [bed3_temperature] [bed4_temperature] [bed5_temperature] [total_filament_used] [extruder0_filament_used] [extruder1_filament_used] [extruder2_filament_used] [extruder3_filament_used] [extruder4_filament_used] [extruder5_filament_used] [total_filament_weight] [extruder0_filament_weight] [extruder3_filament_weight] [extruder4_filament_weight] [extruder5_filament_weight] [total_filament_cost] [extruder0_filament_cost] [extruder1_filament_cost] [extruder2_filament_cost] [extruder3_filament_cost] [extruder4_filament_cost] [extruder5_filament_cost] [total_print_time_sec] [build_size_x] [build_size_y] [build_size_z] [total_layer_count] [fan_speed_percentage] [progress] [current_Z_position] [current_layer]
  10. Hello Any news on this topic? I mean, does S3D 4.0 have these same placeholders? Is there some way to get the temperature at current layer to make a tool change script? Thanks
  11. pieri70

    Excessive travel movements. (possible to avoid?)

    here they are CFDMP_microquadmauro.gcode microquadmauro.gcode
  12. pieri70

    Excessive travel movements. (possible to avoid?)

    Yes sorry ? Here are 2 screen captures Cura 3.3.1 S3D 4.0.1
  13. pieri70

    Excessive travel movements. (possible to avoid?)

    Hello the two gcodes are 10GB each, how can I give them to you? Thanks
  14. Hi Stuarts I know there is that parameter. But if you set flow (Extrusion multiplier) with that parameter you have two options: crate a profile for each material, so for example you will have a profile to print PLA yellow, PLA Orange, PETG xxx with the same speed and layer height only because they have a different "slip behaviour" or because they have a slightly different diameter remember which is the flow for each material and change it every time you change profile Using a "flow" or "extrusion multiplier" linked to each material in materials library will solve this problem. But again, changing a little the diameter for a given material in material library will solve this problem..
  15. pieri70

    Excessive travel movements. (possible to avoid?)

    Hello yesterday I printed a quadcopter little frame and I observed still a lot of unnecessary (IMO) movements I'm with CURA 3.3.1 on MacOS Cura jumps a lot around to print walls and supports and I think infill too.. I ended up using again S3D because I think it has a better planning sequence. Could you please list which parameters I must check in Cura to reduce travel movements? Thanks

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