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Now I have used Ultimaker cura for many, many designs I have made.

There is ALWAYS the same problem. As soons as I use the "support", and is doesn't matter what support I chose to use, it ends up with a very, very ugly and bad bottom above the support. Why is that?


My printer is new, has no problems and I have no issues besides this. Do not blame the mchine I use, there is nothing wrong here.


Take a look at the image. The photo is from a bottom of an uplifted bottom. It is supported by 2mm high support made out of "lines".

The bottom that is not in the image here is very good when it is printed directly on the print bed, but always when I use support the bottom area or whatever the support is supposed to carry during printing, gets this ugly and un-smooth. I mean ONLY the area in the square shape in the middle of the image, nothing else.

The area inside the bottom is SOLID for 2mm thickness.


Does Cura not understand that an uplifted bottom needs to be flat as well, and does it just print something it thinks or is there a setting error by me?


I have used the Support roof but it does not help, still the same issue.


In short:

How do I get a flat bottom even if I use a support when it is needed?


The area in the photo you see is 35 x 35 mm.


Hope someone can help me finding the problem here. I have printed more than 100 objects so far, with different settings and still I have not found a solution for this.

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