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Posted · How to adjust front/back/side views in printer settings?

The profile for the Flsun QQ-S project is wrong. The different views are not set correctly.  For example the front view is actually the side.  Every view is off.   I assume this is also related to the model position on the bed which is also wrong. I am not sure when this happened but I have the current update for Cura and just noticed this when I tried to play a model in a location other than center.   Where can I update these for the printer profile?


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    Posted · How to adjust front/back/side views in printer settings?

    If you open the printer definition file ("Ultimaker Cura 4.x.x\resources\definitions\Flsun_qq_s.def.json") in a text editor like Notepad you will see this:


    "author": "Cataldo URSO & Eddy Emck ",
            "manufacturer": "Flsun",
            "platform": "flsun_qq_s.3mf"


    So Flsun provided Ultimaker with the definition file as written by those authors.  The "platform" is a file in the Cura "resources\meshes" folder.  You can open that file in something like MS 3D Builder and rotate it the way it needs to go (which is not always the way you think it should go), and then export the file as another 3mf.  Change the name of the original file so you have it as a backup and then change the name of the new file to "flsun_qq_s.3mf".  Close and restart Cura.  The platform will be in the new orientation.


    If you get it right on the first try that's pretty amazing.  You should probably check with an Flsun help site as well.  Maybe there is a reason they made it that way.

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    Posted · How to adjust front/back/side views in printer settings?

    This is very helpful. You are the first person between the FB group and Cura Reddit that has been able to answer this.  The Flsun people are on the FB ground so now I know who to go after next. 😉.  Thank you.

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    Posted · How to adjust front/back/side views in printer settings?

    If "Illusi" or "FieldOfView" would have seen it on Reddit they would have known right away.  The problem with getting attention here is that it is an obvious Flsun problem rather than an Ultimaker Cura problem.  There are oddities with the Creality Ender 5 and Ender 6 platforms as well.

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