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Model rotation too big.


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Posted · Model rotation too big.

There are two things you can do...

The easiest thing is:  Within the Rotation Tool dialog you can turn off "Snap Rotation".

Next is to open the model file in something like MS 3D Builder and rotate the model there (it's a more precise rotation useful for rotating a model something like 22.5°).

 

A third option is to open the PY file C:\Program Files\Ultimaker Cura 4.11.0\plugins\Tools\RotateTool\RotateTool.py (in Notepad or the text editor of your choice) and alter this line:

"self._snap_angle = math.radians(15)" into something like "self._snap_angle = math.radians(2)".  Save the file and re-open Cura.  If/when you update Cura you would have to do that again in the new version.

 

The py files have been carefully written and checked so making any change can result in effects that aren't obvious at first.  The angle number displays in a Toolhint box that appears to be configured to displaying integers.  If you require an angle of 22.5° you can tell when the angle hits 22 and then again when it hits 23 but you won't know when it is at exactly 22.5°.

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