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Hello,

Since a day, I get an error when using Cura. Every time I try to do something on an object (moving it, rotation...) CuraEngine is crashing. It starts when I open the file and never work after.

The load bar under the saving icon is starting to load and stops and crashes after 75% approximately.

Yesterday, CuraEngine was not crashing but it was impossible to me to save my object anyway. I was working under the 13.11.2 Cura release so I downloaded the next release and now, I get the CuraEngine problem in both. I deleted everything from my computer to try again but with no result...

Any ideas where my problem can be?

Thanks!

 

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And how big is the STL file? Cura has problems if there are too many polygons (it runs out of memory). A million or so polygons should be fine though I believe. And there are quick techniques for lowering polygon count without making the part any worse.

 

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CuraEngine usually does not run out of memory (I've seen it use 700MB tops, while it can use 3GB max)

However, the current release contains a rare bug that can be triggered by the geometry of the model. Try scaling it by 1% up or down. Or rotating the model a bit, that might work around the bug.

I have a fix lined up for the next release, most likely out tomorrow.

 

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What platform is this - Windows, Linux, Mac?

Are there any non-english characters in your filenames?

 

I am under Windows 7 x64

There is no non-english characters and it is not working with any of my stl files.

 

And how big is the STL file? Cura has problems if there are too many polygons (it runs out of memory). A million or so polygons should be fine though I believe. And there are quick techniques for lowering polygon count without making the part any worse.

 

Stl are not so big, and as I said it is not working with any of my files.

And finally, Daid, I have done that, my stl files need to be resized before printed.

Maybe I have to say that we are using dual extrusion too. The problem appeared when I uploaded two stl to make a dual extrusion (it worked before for the same joining), tried to save it as amf and to reload it but no way to save it as gcode.

 

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Hi,

While running CuraEngine -s "C:\path\to\STL File\" I'm getting the below output:-

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify

it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by

the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or

(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,

but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of

MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the

GNU Affero General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License

along with this program. If not, see .

Default config 'default.cfg' not used

M107

G1 F2700 E-4.50000

G0 F9000 X0.00 Y0.00 Z5.00

M104 S0 ;extruder heater off

M140 S0 ;heated bed heater off (if you have it)

G91 ;relative positioning

G1 E-1 F300 ;retract the filament a bit before lifting the

nozzle, to release some of the pressure

G1 Z+0.5 E-5 X-20 Y-20 F9000 ;move Z up a bit and retract filament even more

G28 X0 Y0 ;move X/Y to min endstops, so the head is out of

the way

M84 ;steppers off

G90 ;absolute positioning

Please let me know how can I get a correct gcode file

Thanks & Regards,

Debakanta

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Hi Nallath,

If I try to use GUI it is generating the gcode with proper contents.

But, when I'm trying to produce the gcode using CMD Command prompt it is producing gcode with very less and wrong contents.

Every time it is showing GNU Affero General Public License message.

Can you please guide me how to over come this issue.

Thanks & Regards,

Debakanta

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