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Posted (edited) · Manual drop to build plate - Feature Request



I'm experimenting with the "per model settings" Infill Mesh and Support Mesh. For better use, I disabled "Automatically drop models to the build plate" option from the preferences.

An option to manually do it would be usefull. The feature is already in Cura, we just need the option (maybe via right click on the model, or in the Move menu) to manually do it.


Thank you in advance,


Edited by Crisoberillo
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    Posted · Manual drop to build plate - Feature Request
    On 1/20/2018 at 1:15 PM, Crisoberillo said:

    That would be too easy!

    Joking apart, that works just fine. A little embarassed for not having thought about that ^^'


    Just to let you know that you are not alone 😓

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    Posted · Manual drop to build plate - Feature Request

    Yes, filling in 0 for Z works, but ... having a shorcut key to do this would simplify life so much, especially when you often use standard objects (via the suitable plug-in) to then add modifiers to parts of the print.  You don't want those modifier objects to always be on the build-plate, so you have to turn off the "automatically drop to build-plate" option, but then for the actual printed parts, you do want them on the build-plate, so ... a shortcut (may I propose CTRL-SHIFT Z) would really be appreciated.

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