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Posted · Cura materials and profiles confusing

Moving from Slic3r to Cura 3.1 its not clear to me how materials and profiles interact. Do the material values, extruder temp for example, over-ride the temps in the profile, or vice versa?

 

My setting for each filament brand/color/type are different each model requires different profile settings. I'm accumulating quite a few of each. I forget to change the material type AND the profile when I change filaments/models. So I disabled 'materials view' and use just profiles. This has a number of drawbacks. For example, all my part views are in yellow which makes them hard to see.

 

What am I missing?

BTW is there a cfg file (Theme?) where I can change the default part color?

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