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extending gcode viewer to saving as stl file

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Wow.  That's going to be hard to do and even if you got it to work it would be pretty ugly.  You would lose a lot of the resolution of the original part.  

 

There are lots of much simpler gcode viewers than cura.  For example there is http://gcode.ws website which is written completely in javascript I think.  You could start with that.  cura is much more complicated.

 

 

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Even if you would create a model out of the lines specified in the gcode, it would not be a very "nice" model to work with.

 

At one time, AutoDesk had a tool that would let you load a gcode file and then "remesh" it into an stl, but it has been "retired".

https://www.3ders.org/articles/20131013-free-autodesk-project-miller-offers-3d-printing-previews.html

Some of its functionality is now part of MeshMixer, but loading gcode files is not.

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