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Posted · Could someone explain the colours?

Hi

It's probably something quite simple but could someone possibly explain something I've noticed? I've taken a screenshot of a model I'm printing, if you look at it from below most of it is showing as light blue which I presume means its touching the bed, a few bits of red where it needs support. The bit I don't understand is the dark blue section, can anyone help?

 

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    Posted · Could someone explain the colours?

    @eightbitghost, if you could Use "File | Save Project" and post the 3mf file here then someone can take a look.

     

    Taking a SWAG I'd guess the bottom isn't quite flat.  Have you tried the rotation tool "lay flat" option?

     

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    Posted · Could someone explain the colours?

    The dark blue bits extend under the buildplate. They are effectively cut off when slicing.

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    Posted · Could someone explain the colours?

    Thanks for the help, I had used the lay flat option but that didn't Eem to make any difference. To fix it I rotated the model in the shapr software so that Cura didn't have to rotate it and it got rid of the dark blue. 

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