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How to set "Disallowed Areas" in Cura non-beta Versions?

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Posted · How to set "Disallowed Areas" in Cura non-beta Versions?

I have looked in the source code, online documentation, old PDF documentation, Googled, etc. and I cannot find any information on how to set up 'Disallowed areas' in Cura official releases (non-beta versions).

I've come to understand that it should be supported in the official releases, but maybe called something else.

I'm needing to set areas in Cura that should not be printed on.

Any/all help is greatly appreciated pointing me to any kind of example, reference, documentation, etc.

Thanks!

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Posted · How to set "Disallowed Areas" in Cura non-beta Versions?

You can easily find this by looking into the ObjectScene.py.

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Posted · How to set "Disallowed Areas" in Cura non-beta Versions?

Yeah, found it. It's a ugly hack hard-coded into the program for the ultimaker 2 and ultimaker 2go printers. No way to set this for any other printer other than modifying the code and recompiling. If I did that, I might as well just rewrite that subroutine to read 'no-go' arrays from the preferences.ini file, like it should.

Again, I'll wait for the beta to turn production.

 

if getMachineSetting('machine_type').startswith('ultimaker2'):	#UM2 no-go zones	w = 25	w2 = 5	h = 8	if getMachineSetting('machine_type') == 'ultimaker2go':		w2 = 25

 

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