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I am hoping someone can help me with some settings on the bottom and top layers.  I have a Creality Ender 3 printer.  I have set the infill to 100% and when it prints the first layer it seems to have gaps in it like it's not filling at 100%.  Same problem with the top.  The outside of the side walls are nice and smooth so I'm guessing the layer height is ok but can't seem to get similar results on the top and bottom.  Any ideas?

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For me, it looks like that the distance between bed and nozzle it to high and therefore the material will not be squished enough into the bed. Have you leveled your bed correctly?


What are your other settings? Line Width, Nozzle size, Layer Height, First layer Height? Would be much easier if you would post your Cura project here.


Do you see the problem already in the layer view in Cura?

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