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Posted · Negative progress percentages

I am using Cura to print with a Da Vinci Jr 1.0. 

If I slice the .stl model and then print via USB everything works great, but if I decide to save the project as a .gcode file, and then re-import the .gcode in cura and start the print, I encounter some issues.

As you can see from the image, the percentage is... kinda useless. Also, the printing time is negative.

I am using Cura 4.8



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    Posted · Negative progress percentages

    The "USB printing" plugin is not maintained as no Ultimaker Printers currently use it.

    I find it surprising that the DaVinci printer is so advanced that it can notice when a print goes bad, run time backwards, and suck the spaghetti back up the nozzle (yuck!) and return it to the roll of filament.


    Now although Leonardo DaVinci was a very bright fella, it was actually H.G. Wells who invented the Time Machine.  It wasn't until decades later that a certain Mr. Peabody was able to perfect it with the development of his "Way Back" machine (op. cit. Rocky & Bullwinkle).


    I bring this up since you are going Way Back three versions to 4.8 but it has not been fixed and 4.10 still has issues with time when printing loaded gcode files.  The problem will likely persist through some time last year.


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