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Cura max build volume w/brim-based on 1st layer dims


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Posted · Cura max build volume w/brim-based on 1st layer dims

When maximizing build volume, Cura currently adds the brim width to the overall maximum dimensions of a model to determine interference.  I would like to see an update for Cura to ONLY consider dimensional interference of the brim compared to the 1st layer of a model.  The attached image shows a model with a chamfered edge at the base.  This should print fine with a brim, but Cura thinks there is an interference (see shaded area shown on build plate), since it is looking at the overall model dimensions.

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    Posted · Cura max build volume w/brim-based on 1st layer dims

    Isn't a brim part of a print? Switch off the brim if you don't want to print it. Keep in mind, that a non printable area is there because there is something i8n this area you definitely not want to travel / print with a nozzle like a clamps for the bed or screw heads or what ever else.

    You can change or redefine your printer definition file if you don't want this in general very useful feature. Look for nozzle_disallowed_areas.

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