In the past I have seen people doing this by just watching the printer, and when it reaches the desired layer, manually pause it, and manually change filament. Then continue. This may not be the most convenient method, but if it works to get the job done... :-)
I have done some digging into the G Code that Cura generates thinking that inserting a "Z" offset in the right spot to print the text above the plate and on top of the already printed cover using the new color filament would be easy to do as I am a programmer in "C" so I can understand this code stuff.... I see where to insert the offset in the G Code file.
One major problem is Cura generates ABSOLUTE coordinates for all its moves. For my idea to work they would need to be incremental commands set to incremental mode using G91 command. G90 is used at the beginning of the file so all moves are absolute.
So the offset has to come from Cura.... so how do I do this? There has to be a way I am certain.
Would a different "Flavor" of G Code work here? I see there are a ton of settings but I do not know which ones my machine is compatible with.
Please help here as I am running out of time to get this case made....
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