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 Hi. I've been trying to get CuraEngine to work from my command line. I try to slice an object by running

.\CuraEngine slice -v -j C:\Users\Ali\Documents\Projects\Cura\settings.def.json -o "output.gcode" -l "C:\Users\Ali\Documents\Projects\Cura\input.stl"


But it returns this

[ERROR] Couldn't find definition file with ID: creality_base
[ERROR] Inherited JSON file "creality_base" not found.
[ERROR] Failed to load JSON file: C:\Users\Ali\Documents\Projects\Cura\settings.def.json


I've tried changing where the files are stored and using different settings.def.json files, but I always run into this. Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong? Thanks 

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    Posted · CuraEngine CLI

    The error already tells you what is going wrong:

     Inherited JSON file "creality_base" not found.

    You need to make sure that that creality_base is in the same location as the engine, it can't find it otherwise.

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