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Cura 4.11.0

 

Printing a 300mmx370mmx3mm grid consisting of hexagons.

outer before inner: enabled

 

The issue I'm encountering is during the printing of initial layer instead of printing in one continuous adjacent area ie left to right / top to bottom etc, it's printing 20% on one side.. picking up the print head and moving it across the print surface to print a single hexagon or two.. then moving back to the edge to complete another 30% of the print. Each time is does this there's a chance for error. 

 

This seems to change randomly any time I slice the print.  Some times it will print mostly adjacent.. other times it's all over the board.

 

Is there a way to configure Cura to lay the print out so it's always printing adjacent to existing material for support? 

 

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