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Posted · Change default 'Save' folder for gcode file?

When I save to disk after slicing, the default offered is always C:\Program Files\Ultimaker Cura 4.12.1 ... where I'd never want to place my output. Where can I change that please?

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    Posted · Change default 'Save' folder for gcode file?

    Cura should remember the last folder you used. However, if that folder does not exist anymore, it may default to the current working directory, which is the folder in Program Files. There is no easy way to change that behavior.

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    Posted · Change default 'Save' folder for gcode file?

    Thanks, but that doesn't square with what happens here. I manually change to the folder where I want to save the file. Cura duly saves it. But the next time I start a save, whenever that is, the folder that appears as the default is once again

    C:\Program Files\Ultimaker Cura 4.12.1

     

    What happens on your PC?

     

     

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    Posted · Change default 'Save' folder for gcode file?

    On my PC, Cura defaults to the last folder I have saved to.

     

    Let's try to dig a bit deeper. Go to Help->Show configuration folder. In the folder that opens, locate the part that starts with [local_file]. For me, that part has the following entries:

     

    [local_file]
    last_used_type = application/vnd.ms-package.3dmanufacturing-3dmodel+xml
    dialog_save_path = C:/Users/Aldo/Documents/3d prints/molen lithophanes
    dialog_load_path = C:/Users/Aldo/Documents/3d prints/molen lithophanes

     

    Apparently I loaded from and saved to the same folder, and the last thing I wrote was an .ufp file for an Ultimaker S5 instead of a plain gcode file. What does it say for you?

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