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Why is Cura Jerky/Laggy positioning models???

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Posted (edited) · Why is Cura Jerky/Laggy positioning models???

This has been a constant issue for me since I think around 4.2 But I thought I'd got around it by disabling network printers via the Market Place but this no longer seems to works with 4.8 (I also disabled update checker just in case).

Basically I'm trying to position multiple small models on a plate and the drag function is virtually unusable. Sometimes it takes upto 10 seconds for the model to even start moving then it's jerky as hell. All in all work that should take a few seconds or a minute or two is taking many times longer.

It's got to a point where I'm looking for new slicing software - which after spending 5 years or so learning Cura is going to be a nightmare in itself.

Not Happy.

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    Posted · Why is Cura Jerky/Laggy positioning models???

    There are too many things that could cause this. Some machines have a lot of issues with the network/octoprint plugin, but we still haven't been able to find out why. We've also gotten reports of slowdowns for other people, but without more information, there is little we can do.


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    Posted · Why is Cura Jerky/Laggy positioning models???

    Sorry, the forums are really bad for keeping track of issues. This is why we prefer it if people post them on github.

    Have you tried disabling the network plugin and did you check if you have a network drive enabled?

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