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Posted · Custom Supports not working in small area

Using Cura 4.4.1. Having trouble getting custom supports to work fully. As you can see in the picture I have 2 areas created for custom supports.




After slicing:



only supports are being generated in one area.


I am guess it has to do with the small area for the supports. Here is a picture of the gap:




I am pretty sure a setting under support is messing this up. The gap is about 3mm. Here are my support settings (Note: generate supports only click so you can see the settings, I sliced with this turned off):





Notice anything that would cause supports to not be generated in this small area?



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    Posted · Custom Supports not working in small area

    After some more tinkering, I figured it out. In order to have custom supports to be placed on the model (as well as on the build plate) I had to have the support setting set to Everywhere. The missing supports showed up after this.


    In the end, this didn't produce the desired result as I didn't want supports inside the model. So I ended up enabling supports "Everywhere" and then using the support blocker instead to prevent supports inside the model.


    Hope this helps someone else.

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