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Editing GCode to allow placement of captive nut during print

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Hi all, I'm relatively new to 3D printing and very new to the Ultimaker community.

I'm looking to experiment with the 3D printing process by including a captive nut in a component. My idea is to:

1 - Pause the print just before the first layer over the hex nut cavity

2 - Move the extruder out of the way to allow placement of the nut

3 - Wait for a button to be pressed (once the nut has been placed)

4 - Move the extruder back into position then continue the print as normal

I've designed a test component...

nViuabv.jpg

...and had a look at the GCode, but I'm not really sure what I'm looking at!

Can anyone help??

Thanks :-)

Josh

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