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Posted · Adding code to print cycle

Sorry I did not see a search to look to see if this has been asked before and I am sure it has. When my print is finished the hot end stays on the print and cools so it is stuck to the print. I would like to add a line of code to the sliced file to tell the printer to home all once the print is complete. I would also like to add a swipe before the print starts. Were do I add this in Cura? Thank in advance for all your help.

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    Posted · Adding code to print cycle

    I only looked at the end gcode as that's the critical part.  You put the printer into relative mode but I believe that only affects the E axis (extruder).  Instead use G92 which sets the current position.  Like this:

    G92 Z0 E0    <--- without actually moving any axis - now declare the Z and E axes to be at zero.

    G1 E-1 F1000   <-- retract 1mm

    G1 Z5  <-- move nozzle 5mm farther from print - note this may violate software end stops if your print used the full height

    G1 E-10    <-- retract another 9mm

    G1 X0 Y0 F6000  <-- move nozzle to corner at 100mm/sec

     

    G28   <-- optional - home all axes - don't do this if it means moving the nozzle to touch the build plate

     

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    Posted · Adding code to print cycle

    By the way, some versions of Marlin seem to ignore that last 1000 or so characters in the gcode file.  This is a bug only in certain versions.  One solution is to add a lot of comments at the end

     

    Also - did you look at the resulting gcode to see if it correctly added your code at the end?

     

    Next time please just paste in the code - don't attach a pdf containing a photo of a screenshot.

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