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Posted · How to generate support ON the model ?

Hi everyone,


It could look like a simple question but I didn't find any results on the web for what I'm looking for.


I'll try to explain well : I want Cura to generate support ON the model. You know, if you generate support, Cura starts the support on the plate and then it goes up to the overhang part.


I don't want that.


What I want is supports generated ON the model, progressively just to support the overhand where it is. You can see my idea on those drawings I made very quickly.


The build plate is green, the model is black and the supports are red.


Am I explaining well ? Be free to ask questions if you didn't get it :).


Thanks !



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    Posted (edited) · How to generate support ON the model ?

    In experimental section, tick box labeled 'make overhang printable'


    or play with the tree support option

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    Posted · How to generate support ON the model ?

    "Make overhang printable" could be perfect if the slicer wouldn't print this part as a shell, because it does so it's not possible to remove this part afterwards.

    I don't know how I could play with the tree option, do you have any ideas ?

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