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Posted · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

Hi all

Yesterday i was slicing a model and my estimated time for print went from Hours and Mins to  Eg. 102.35mins which dont convert to anything really

Anyone got any ideas how to reset it 

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    Posted · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

    I had been playing with the acceleration and jerk settings to get my time more accurate 

    which i did manage to get very close if a print said 5hrs 15 mins i got about 10 mins faster than estimated time

     

    it was saying hours and mins for at least 6 prints without altering anything it started estimating like i said 106.56mins 

    this is what i don't understand as the way it shows now does not interpret into anything.

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    Posted (edited) · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

    When I slice something with Cura and don't use a plugin, the times are in the gcode file like this:

    ;FLAVOR:Marlin
    ;TIME:8086
    ;Filament used: 7.42636m

     

    ;TIME_ELAPSED:57.548524

    ;LAYER:1

    ;TIME_ELAPSED:92.389761

    ;LAYER:2

    There are no units.  The time is in seconds and does not display anywhere.  If I want the time displayed I use a plugin that will insert M117 lines (and identical M118 lines) into the gcode.  The remaining time appears on the LCD and is bounced back to my software console by the M118.  The gcode file is altered by the plugin and that is noted at the beginning of the file with ";POSTPROCESSED" and within the gcode file it takes this form.

    ;TIME_ELAPSED:57.548524
    ;LAYER:1
    M117 2/259 | ETA 2H13M
    M118 2/259 | ETA 2H13M

    My point is that Cura by itself does not perform any time function beyond TIME and TIME_ELAPSED.  Your printer planner and firmware know how big a file is and how long it's taken to get to the current point in the print and displays (usually) the time elapsed and the % of the file that has been processed.  In addition MatterSlice and Simplify3D (the two I checked) don't put any time information into the gcode file.  Elapsed time and the "%" completed will still display on the LCD.

    Edited by GregValiant
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    Posted · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

    Yes as i said my printer is not the problem 

    it is the display box in cura that shows how much material will be used the cost and estimated time  but until sunday this was fine 

    how do i check if the plugin is active i have checked marketplace and settings cant see anything

    Thanks for trying to help

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    Posted · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

    Ahh.  The problem is in the Time Display in the Cura information box.  @nallath may be able to help.  I'm sorry that I completely misunderstood the problem.

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    Posted · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

    I have no idea why that isn't working. It's working on my machine.

     

    If you have a good reproduction step, please create an issue on github.

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    Posted · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

    It was working on mine as well i going to have to uninstall cura then reinstall it i think 

     

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    Posted · The time on my estimated print time is not showing hours

    reloaded cura but as soon as i put my profiles in it goes back to same problem 

    so must have pressed something or got an add on affecting it

     

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