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Hi all,


I am printing a large part (that just about fits the print-bed). In order to take the glass-clips into account, I have made some cut-outs to my model (see image below).


I see that CURA does not take the exact geometry (yellow) into account, but traces a polygon (darg-grey) around the outside of my model. Is it possible to be more precise in this region, so that I do not have to cut my model too much?


Thanks for your help,


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On 1/11/2019 at 5:31 PM, FloGer said:

traces a polygon (darg-grey) around the outside of my model.


The important thing here is that your model is concave, and the polygon around the model is convex. Doing intersection-calculations on concave is much harder, more computationally intensive, thus takes longer, than doing the same with only convex polygons.



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Hi guys,


Thanks for the answer. So in short: there is no option in Cura currently that would allow me to create a concave object to fit around the clips without Cura freaking out.


Is there a "hacky" way, to tell Cura to ignore these clips? To change the "usable" surface? Some configuration file?


Thanks a lot!


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