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  1. Anything I can do to help you build one? Maybe I can do the build for you? I don't have much experience with Python... but might be able to follow some instructions 🙂 PS: I am using the "Sidebar GUI" plugin. On that outdated OS version of yours, it causes the slice/save dialogue to double up: Might want to check if that is also solved in your latest release.
  2. Here is a simple test object Test - line width.stl
  3. Sorry, spoke too soon. Seems like it has other weird issues (which do not happen when Line Width is set to 0.39mm).
  4. Well, I tried the osx version you have in the dropbox. And that solves this issue 🙂
  5. Yeah, you can clearly see the issue with the uneven multiples of the Line Widths: I am on mac, so cannot try out your version.
  6. Cura seems to not deal well with walls that are an exact multiple of the Line Width. Example: This is a simple object with 3 walls of 2mm thick. With a Line Width of 0.4 and Wall Line Count set to 3, it should just use 5 lines to fill the wall. Instead it does this! (Also known as a printer-killer!) If I set the Line Width to 0.39 I get the desired result: But I shouldn't have to do that. This is a rounding/calculation BUG in Cura. Also, printing a 0.4mm wall (for instance for creating custom supports) does not work. This is the same object, but I added a cross in the hole with walls of exactly 0.4mm thick. It now does not matter if I set the Wall Width to 0.4mm or 0.39mm. Cura doesn't want to print that as a single line. (Yes, the Print Thin Walls option is on) If I change these thin walls to 0.41mm this, Cura does print them as a single line. So here is the object with 0.41mm walls. And Cura set to 0.39mm Line Width. Again, I shouldn't have to do this to work around issues in Cura.
  7. PS: I am printing on an Creality Ender 3 Pro.
  8. I created my own 'Filament Change' plugin, as the ones in Cura (FilamentChange and PauseAtHeight) both seem to have issues. My plugin inserts the gcode as I want and it works pretty well. But, after it resumes printing, the printer starts by extruding a large amount of filament on the starting position on the object. No idea why it does that, as I do a Extruder reset before the end of my code G92 E0 ; Reset Extruder Anyone any idea why this is happening and how to solve it? Here is a snippet of the full gcode: ... G0 X120.2 Y119.763 G0 X120.252 Y110.861 G0 X123.797 Y105.044 G0 X123.822 Y104.948 ;TIME_ELAPSED:379.341534 ;LAYER:2 ;MESH:Object 1 ; ================================= ; Filament Change for layer: 3 ; --------------------------------- ; ---- Move away from object and start cooling ---- M83 ; E axis relative mode M106 ; Set Fan Speed (max) M104 S150; Pre-set Hotend temperature G1 E-6 F3600 ; Retract filament G1 Z10 F3000 ; Move Z Axis up little ; ---- Play pre-tune ---- G4 P10 ; wait M300 S660 P100 G4 P10 ; wait M300 S660 P100 G4 P10 ; wait M300 S660 P100 G4 P10 ; wait M300 880 P400 ; ---- Go home and cool down ---- M82 ; E axis absolute mode G0 X2 Y2 ; Move X & Y to near-start position G0 Z40 ; Move to 4cm above bed to make filament change easier M109 R150; Wait for Hotend temperature to cool ; ---- Play tune ---- G4 P10 ; wait M300 S440 P100 G4 P10 ; wait M300 S440 P100 G4 P10 ; wait M300 S440 P100 G4 P10 ; wait M300 S660 P400 ; ---- Ready to change filament ---- M18 ; Disable all steppers M0 Change Filament ; Do the actual pause ; ---- Heat back up ---- M107 ; Fan Off M109 S200.0; Reset Hotend temperature and wait M106 S60.0; Reset Fan Speed ; ---- Draw 2 purging lines (next to start-up line) ---- G28 ; Home all axes G92 E0 ; Reset Extruder G1 Z2.3 F3000 ; Move Z Axis up to prevent scratching of Heat Bed G1 X1.1 Y20 Z0.3 F5000 ; Move to start position G1 X1.1 Y200 F1500 E30 ; Draw the first line G1 X1.4 Y200 F5000 ; Move to side a little G1 X1.4 Y20 F1500 E30 ; Draw the second line G1 X1.7 Y20 F5000 ; Move to side a little G1 X1.7 Y200 F1500 E30 ; Draw the first line G1 X2.0 Y200 F5000 ; Move to side a little G1 X2.0 Y20 F1500 E30 ; Draw the second line ; ---- Go home and reset ---- G0 X0.4 Y20 Z0.3 ; Move to start position G92 E0 ; Reset Extruder G0 Z10.4 ; Move Z Axis up to well above current layer ; ================================= G0 F7200 X123.822 Y104.948 Z0.3 M204 S500 M205 X20 Y20 ;TYPE:WALL-INNER G1 F4800 X124.041 Y104.762 E148.58437 G1 X124.577 Y104.309 E148.59604 G1 X124.692 Y104.237 E148.59829 G1 X124.844 Y104.172 E148.60104 ...
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