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Posted · change default print settings

Hi community!


I'm new to cura (not to slicers in general) and am struggling with profiles and print settings.

Is there a way to change the default values of the print settings? I'd like to have some settings configured one way regardless of the currently active profile and therefore want to modify the defaults. Or do I have to make those changes in all profiles (which would be prone to error in keeping them synched).


Just making the changes in the print settings doesn't work as well because then I can't make any more changes to the profiles (as the "update profile with current settings/overrides" would then  store all settings into the profile which I want to omit).


Thank you very much for your help in advance

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    Posted · change default print settings

    I don't know much about profiles, sorry but what I do is I use "projects" instead.  Every time I slice something I also do "file" "save..." and save the project file int he same folder.  Then when I slice something new I think "okay - it's similar to that hinge I printed yesterday - nylon with 0.6mm nozzle and no support needed".  So I load the project file for the hinge and it loads all my settings and overrides that I had for that print.  I used profiles several years ago for like 2 weeks and decided to never go back. I hear people complain about them all the time and I just say "use project files instead".

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