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Posted · Visualize seam

I made a perl script to visualize the seam. I am posting it here, just if someone else can find it useful. The script takes gcode as input and output new gcode. Load the new gcode in Cura - do not send this new gcode to your printer.

Old feature request:


Example output:


Terminal usage example:

cat Vise_Handle.gcode|./visualizeSeam.pl>Vise_Handle_Seam.gcode





$inOuterWall = 0;
$isTraveling = 0;
$isFirstLine = 1;

  if(/^;TYPE:WALL-OUTER/){$inOuterWall = 1; $isFirstLine = 1; $_ = scalar <STDIN>;}     #Enter outer wall
  if(/^;TYPE:/ && !/^;TYPE:WALL-OUTER/){$inOuterWall = 0;}                              #Exit outer wall
  if(/^G0/){$isTraveling = 1;}                                                          #Traveling
  if(/^G1.*X/ && $inOuterWall && $isTraveling){$isTraveling = 0; $isFirstLine = 1;}     #New part of outer wall

  if($inOuterWall && $isFirstLine){
    print ";TYPE:SKIRT\n";
    print "G91\n";
    print "G0 X0.1 Y0.1\n";
    print "G1 X-0.2 Y0.0 E1\n";
    print "G1 X0.0 Y-0.2 E1\n";
    print "G1 X0.2 Y0.0 E1\n";
    print "G1 X0.0 Y0.2 E1\n";
    print "G90\n";
    print ";TYPE:WALL-OUTER\n";
    print $prevPrevLine;
    print $prevLine;
    $isFirstLine = 0;

  $prevPrevLine = $prevLine;
  $prevLine = $_;


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