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Cura override for UM3 ... option?

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Posted · Cura override for UM3 ... option?

Is there a way to override the UM3 "change filament from x to y" prompt, every time (or toggle) sending a project from Cura?

 

example - using non-ultimaker PLA, lets say PolyBrand Grey, setup correctly (recognized as such) in Cura. On the UM3, because it's non-Ultimaker brand, without NFC, i have to choose printer material as "PLA" (assuming it means generic).

Despite Cura having verified temps etc... is there no way to get the firmware or Cura to say "yes, i really mean use PolyBrand Grey" instead of the stupid 'override' button in Cura after the job is already posted?

Since the override can be done from within Cura, i'm guessing there must be a way to not have to prompt this everytime.

Suggestions? plug-in?

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Posted · Cura override for UM3 ... option?

The best way is to setup you materials correctly in Cura. When you add a custom material, you should duplicate a generic profile which the material is based on. Then the GUUID of the material is the same as the generic material you select when loading and then no override message comes up.

 

I wrote some time ago a deeper description of that topic:

 

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Posted · Cura override for UM3 ... option?

Isn't there a way to send the GUUID of say "PolyBrand Grey" to the printer before hand, so that it recognizes it?
I've tried the steps you linked above, but Cura still responds with "switch unknown to PolyBrand Grey" or whatever, when i try to start the job.

I realize the firmware link is a great idea incase you switch filaments and forget to update your Cura job, but this is frustrating me.

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Posted · Cura override for UM3 ... option?

Currently this is not possible, it is only working for material profiles from the Marketplace.

 

26 minutes ago, ninjapigeon said:

I've tried the steps you linked above, but Cura still responds with "switch unknown to PolyBrand Grey" or whatever, when i try to start the job.

 

What have you set for Material Type? If I remember correctly this is the key, so this field should be set to the material you select on the printer when loading.

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