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Posted · cura needs to zoom out further

so we have a large format FDM printer that is 30 feet long. I noticed while using cura to do some slicing for it that it can not zoom out far enough for us to actually fully see parts that are layed out in it.

How hard would it be to allow cura to zoom out further? I would love to use cura on our machine but we might not be able to because of this issue.

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Posted · cura needs to zoom out further

> How hard would it be to allow cura to zoom out further?

For a developer it would be very easy; as easy as changing a number. For an enduser unfortunately it is a bit harder, because the zoom limit gets set in a place that gets "compiled", as opposed to a place in the code that remains editable.

I'll see if I can do something about this for Cura 2.6

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Posted · cura needs to zoom out further

Just a thought: Instead of a hard-coded number, perhaps making it so that it would always zoom out until the entire print area or object fits in the window - which ever is greater.

I know, its harder to do...

My 2c

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Posted · cura needs to zoom out further

Just a thought: Instead of a hard-coded number, perhaps making it so that it would always zoom out until the entire print area or object fits in the window - which ever is greater.

I know, its harder to do...

My 2c

Yep. You're completely right. But UM doesn't have a bigger printer, so this isn't an issue for us. It's up to you guys to fix this. I don't think it's hard to get right.

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