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GregValiant

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Posted · Com port connection

Is it possible to disable the automatic com port connection in Cura?

An alternative - can I close the port connection from within Cura?

I have my own program I use for printer communication and I have to close Cura to make the port available for my program and then re-start cura and reload the model.  It's a bit annoying.

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    Posted · Com port connection

    Well for 5.2.2 the market place does not reveal installed plugins for 'com' or 'serial'. Seems like it was folded in the the overall distro. There is a new plugin 'USB Printing NG' that is NOT installed on my system.

    I have tried installing it hoping it would override the com port search, but it did not. Release notes indicate to disable original Com plugin but i can't find that setting anywhere.

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    Posted (edited) · Com port connection

    All I see in the 5.2.2 MarketPlace under "Plugins" is the "USB Printing NG" version.

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      If you click on the "Gear" icon the old version is listed.  They are in alphabetical order so you need to scroll down to it.

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    You don't need them then make sure that neither is installed.

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