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Same object in prepare and preview mode. Not sure why preview shows a lot of the text missing. Using 4.7.1. PLA

Tried both emboss and embeded but basically the same. Made w Tinkercad.

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    Posted (edited) · text print incomplete

    As @nallath notes, your nozzle size/line width coupled with the layer height just can't make certain areas of the letters because they are too thin.  A different font (something san-serif?) would be a better choice.  You could make the letters larger too if that is an option for you.  You could also try enabling "Print Thin Walls" and see if that makes a difference.

     

    If the lettering is vertical (like on the side of a box) then beveled letters print better because the bevel angle eliminates the the need for any support.

     

    There are two lines of text here and both say SS Greg (I'm a modest man).  The lower wording is just too small for the .4 nozzle at .2 layer height.

     

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    Changing to a .2 nozzle and .1 layer height allows the smaller text to print.  (This at the cost of having an 8 hour benchy.)

     

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    Another thing you could try to to repair the model at Service.Netfabb.com.  I'm not saying there is anything wrong with it, but sometimes there is and it affects how Cura slices an object.

     

     

    Edited by GregValiant
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