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will_barley

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  1. I want to create a Cura plugin to enable a user to label a model. The label would be text on the bed sitting next to the model. The text might simply be text, or include macros, like: "$speed" That, at slice time, is replaced with slice settings, such as the print speed in this case. I'm trying to figure out what hooks I can get into in Uranium (Cura code). I have read this page in the examples there: https://github.com/Ultimaker/Cura/wiki/Plugin-Directory Can anyone tell me, or point me to a link that explains, the set of available hooks? Does anyone have an advice on how a plug-in like this should be implemented? After reading the Tool plugin example at the link above, I imagine how this could be implemented as a Tool plugin, which receives events when the tools active, and then can work with the items in the Cura Scene. Some things I can see that I will have to do: - accept user input, (label content) - possibly consider selection in the scene, so that a user can apply a specific label to a specific item in the scene - replace macros with values at slice time - add items to the scene that get sliced by the slicer Any suggestions? Will
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