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Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

Is there a mailing list or forum just for developers of Cura?  I need help with my printer definition, and I don't think this forum is the best place for questions about the creating JSON files.

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    It's fine - I think this list is probably best place to ask about creating your own printer definition.  I'd start by looking at the other json files for other printers.

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    I've been doing that, but there's I can't find any actual documentation for the contents of the JSON files.  My printer definition works, but I want to perfect it.

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    Just quote parts of the file and ask one or two questions at a time.  e.g. "obviously this part calculates the line width but what does this thing here do circled in red?"

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?
    54 minutes ago, nallath said:

    So if you have any questions, feel free to ask them.

     

    In that case... What I would really like to know is if there is any way to access the depth buffer of the SelectionPass ;-)

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    2 hours ago, ahoeben said:

     

    In that case... What I would really like to know is if there is any way to access the depth buffer of the SelectionPass ;-)

    I think the only way to do that would be to add an extra pass (eg; DepthPass) that returns a depth image.

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    Posted (edited) · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    With an additional pass I could (probably) use a shader to copy gl_FragCoord into gl_FragColor, and access the depth info from there. Such a shame though, because SelectionPass already has a perfectly usable depth buffer, but I can't seem to find a way to access it.

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    Yay, picking is working:

    anti_support.gif.6b96acda5d5ccf09b2556a5bc80a6153.gif

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    22 minutes ago, ahoeben said:

    Yay, picking is working:

     

    I can't put more likes to this post! This is super nice!

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    1 minute ago, nallath said:

    I can't put more likes to this post! This is super nice!

     

    Especially for you, here's the post again, so you can give it a second like:

     

    Yay, picking is working:

    anti_support.gif.79388f8936a870e7290728b18671ffa4.gif

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?
    4 hours ago, ahoeben said:

    here's the post again, so you can give it a second like:

    :'D

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    4 hours ago, nallath said:

    I can't put more likes to this post! This is super nice!

    Just make more accounts, easy. In the mean time I'll help by adding another one ("like" that is ;) ).

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    Awesome:sunglass:

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    Dear diary,

     

    Today I won at internet :sunglass:

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    9 hours ago, ahoeben said:

    Dear diary,

     

    Today I won at internet :sunglass:

     

     

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    /on-topic

    Another great way to interact with the Cura developers and contributors is via GitHub: https://github.com/Ultimaker/Cura/issues. Most technical conversations are held over there.

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?

    I've no clue what the initial question was, and what the gif shows, but have some more likes anyway. ;)

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    Posted · Mailing list or forum for developers?
    5 hours ago, Brulti said:

    and what the gif shows,

    The ability to click on areas of the model where you don't want support. 

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    Oh, that's nice. ^^

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