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Illogical and faulty automatic support placement - workaround?

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Hi guys,

For my current model the automatic support is badly placed by the algorithm since it misses a few layers and then believes it can just print more support onto thin air.

1st support layers are put down correctly.

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Support is no longer added.

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Support is laid down onto thin air - nothing was printed underneath.

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Support keeps being added. The gap in support is visible.

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What's going on here? How can I work around this?

All the best

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