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Posted · Cura forces filament change at start of print

When I open Cura, for some reason, the first print it saves always forces my printer to do a filament change. Naturally I don't always want this.

I'm aware that I can edit g-code and that I can try to save the file twice, but I would like to solve this through the software (once and for all). Is there a feature or button that I'm overlooking?

Thanks for thinking along with me.

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    Posted · Cura forces filament change at start of print

    If the line looks like this:

    "M600 E30.00 L300.00 X0.00 Y0.00 ; Generated by FilamentChange plugin"

    Next to the Slice button is an icon with a crossed hammer and wrench.  Click on it and then close the Filament Change Plugin.

    A second possibility is that there is a M600 line in your Start-Up Gcode.  Click on your selected printer and go to Manage Printers / Machine Settings and find the line in the Start-Up Gcode text box and delete it.

    You said "...the first print it saves always forces my printer...".  I don't have a clue what the problem is if the first Gcode file has the filament change and succeeding Gcode files do not.

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    Posted · Cura forces filament change at start of print

    Thanks for the help. 
    I hadn't installed any plugin's and I've checked to be sure that the list is empty. I also looked at my start-up code for the printer but found no code suggesting a filament change. What's weird is that it's only in the first code that is saved, so Cura generates it only in the codes that have not been saved before, not by default. It seems to be a setting of Cura itself then, not in the g-code generation process. 

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