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Posted · Cura 4.9: Always fills in models



Cura 4.9's slicer is filling in any holes or other open space inside my models. I haven't changed any settings that I can tell, and this is with a completely new project, not one created in 4.8 and opened in 4.9. I'm attaching a 3mf project, so it's not specific to this one model -- I've tried a couple of different .stl's and the same thing happens.


This is a model of a replacement knob for an Ender 3 control panel. If you slice and go to Preview you'll see how it has filled in the interior with yellow, and the hole for the dial control is nowhere to be seen. Is this a bug or some new default setting I'm not aware of?



Scott K.



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    Posted · Cura 4.9: Always fills in models

    Well, I definitely didn't do that on purpose -- I didn't even know that setting existed!


    Could 4.9 be turning this on in reaction to some other setting? I see the "setting has a different value than what is set in the profile" indicator.


    In any event, thanks for the easy fix. I'll look out for this in future projects. 

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    Posted · Cura 4.9: Always fills in models
    1 hour ago, skovatch said:

    Could 4.9 be turning this on in reaction to some other setting?


    No, not really.


    1 hour ago, skovatch said:

    I see the "setting has a different value than what is set in the profile" indicator.



    That means that either you changed the setting value from its default. Or it could be your cat. But more likely it was you, while scrolling through the settings you may have inadvertently clicked on the checkbox.


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    Posted · Cura 4.9: Always fills in models
    On 4/22/2021 at 8:55 AM, nallath said:

    You enabled the "Remove all holes" setting, so Cura is doing just that.

    Thank you! I also made this mistake and couldn’t find the problem. 

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