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Cura 2.7 Spiralize Outer contour start from a given height

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Hi everyone.

I have a model (a vase downloaded from thingiverse) and I would like to print the bottom part of it with a given filling percentage (e.g 20% for 2 or 3 centimeters) then I want to move to spiralize mode.

I expected to use the "Per model settings" and "infill mesh" or something similar but unfortunately the spiralize parameter is not present.

Of course I can play with bottom tickness parameter... but this is not exactly what I want to do.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.

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I'm pretty sure spiralize was in the "per model settings" before, I think at least in 2.5. And it should be imho as combining can be usefull.

For example here I used it that way

https://ultimaker.com/en/community/40389-combine-spiralize-and-normal-printing

@nallath do you know if it's been taken out on purpose?  or is it a mistake?

edit :   Diego, you can ofc install cura 2.5 on the side just for this

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Yes, the spiralize setting did get changed from being per-model to global. I can't remember now why that was done. I don't remember it being my idea to do that and git blame says that Tim was the last person that touched that setting.

One restriction with using spiralize with multiple meshes is the obvious one that you can't have two separate models side by side and spiralize them both (or spiralize one and not the other). The meshes have to be stacked vertically so that only one mesh occurs on each layer. But that is what the OP above wants to achieve anyway.

Perhaps it should be changed back to allow it to be specified per mesh?

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