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Posted · Copy settings between extruders

Is there a way to copy profile settings to the second extruder for the S3/S5. At the moment my profiles are all set for one extruder and when I dual print I have to manually copy all the settings over to the second extruder. Would be much easier to have a copy. 

 

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders

As far as I know, no.

But I would also like to have such a function, would often be very practical.

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders

@SandervG would anyone from the Cura team be able to comment on this ?, at the moment you have to go line by line between each extruder to apply your profile changes to the second extruder, this is a right pain !, is there a way to copy them over ?

 

Many thanks Sander

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders

I have no idea how complicated this would be, but @ahoeben would extruder settings synchronization be possible with a plugin ?

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders

Anything is possible with a plugin. The question is how much effort it would take.

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders
On 12/4/2019 at 2:13 PM, Link said:

Is there a way to copy profile settings to the second extruder for the S3/S5. At the moment my profiles are all set for one extruder and when I dual print I have to manually copy all the settings over to the second extruder. Would be much easier to have a copy. 

 

Thanks 

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Can you try right-clicking on a setting and use the "Copy all changed values to all extruders"? 

I think this answers your question. 

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders
1 hour ago, territerriterri said:

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Can you try right-clicking on a setting and use the "Copy all changed values to all extruders"? 

I think this answers your question. 

Many thanks, I assume this will work for all the settings already changed in one profile ?, for example extruder 1 profile has be changed and saved already, by just selecting this option all the settings from 1 will be applied to extruder 2 ?

 

 

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders

I had the same question - how to I figure out which setting are "changed" so I know what will copy?

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders
5 hours ago, Link said:

Many thanks, I assume this will work for all the settings already changed in one profile ?, for example extruder 1 profile has be changed and saved already, by just selecting this option all the settings from 1 will be applied to extruder 2 ?

 

 

 

unfortunately i can confirm this doesn't work/solve the problem, if you make changes to extruder 1, save those changes then using the above option doesn't copy them across to extruder 2. I can only assume it only works before you save the changes. The issue will be for most people, is that they optimise and save a profile for 1 extruder and simply want those settings copied to the second. How can i do that @territerriterri ?

 

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders
On 12/20/2019 at 1:50 PM, territerriterri said:

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Can you try right-clicking on a setting and use the "Copy all changed values to all extruders"? 

I think this answers your question. 

 

Hi @territerriterri,

 

Do you have any update on this, how can all the settings be copied across ?

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders

Cura only considers the unsaved settings as 'changes'. When you save it, and then use the "copy all changed values to all extruders" options, it will not copy it because it doesn't consider it changed. 

 

I don't think the behavior you're expecting is intended to work in Cura. I can bring this up to the team for discussion, but I think it will be considered as a change request more than an issue. 

 

@maht FYI. 

 

 

 

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders
42 minutes ago, territerriterri said:

Cura only considers the unsaved settings as 'changes'. When you save it, and then use the "copy all changed values to all extruders" options, it will not copy it because it doesn't consider it changed. 

 

I don't think the behavior you're expecting is intended to work in Cura. I can bring this up to the team for discussion, but I think it will be considered as a change request more than an issue. 

 

@maht FYI. 

 

 

 

Thanks for getting back to me @territerriterri. It would be really useful to be a able to blanket copy all the settings from one extruder to the other, when I am updating my profiles I regularly hit save to ensure i don't lose anything and importantly I want to fully test the settings with multiple prints before I copy to the second extruder. I can't do that without saving the profile changes. This really is a key piece of functionality on a dual extruder machine. 

 

Many thanks 

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Posted · Copy settings between extruders
On 12/20/2019 at 8:39 PM, AbeFM said:

I had the same question - how to I figure out which setting are "changed" so I know what will copy?

 

You can find it in preferences menu > Profiles. 

 

This view here, below. 

 

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