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Posted · Cura 4.7 dropping objects when it should not

I just installed Cura 4.7.1 and turned off automatically drop objects to build plate but they are still dropping to the palte.

My understanding was that if an object is elevated in the 3d model it should retain it's z-axis value when opened in Cura. Am I just misunderstanding how it should work?

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    Posted (edited) · Cura 4.7 dropping objects when it should not

    If the build plate is empty then a model comes in with the X Y center of geometry at the center of the build plate.  I'm not sure about how it handles the Z (but it isn't center of geometry).

    You can move the model up or down by selecting the move tool and grabbing the Z grip arrow.  You can also type the XYZ numbers into the boxes.  Those options are not available if "Drop to build plate" is active.

    If you are trying to set one model on top of another then type the Z value into the dialog box.

    Edited by GregValiant
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