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"automatically drop models to the build plate" doesn't deactivate


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Posted (edited) · "automatically drop models to the build plate" doesn't deactivate

I didn't use Cura for a while, and now I need to deactivate the option "automatically drops models to the build plate" to keep two STL files at their right positions (one of them is to print supports). I deactivated it but there is no effect on the actual behavior when I drag and drop STL files in the widow : it puts the two STL next to each other on the buildplate instead of putting them at their right place ...
Do someone happened to have this bug too ?
Best regards

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    Posted · "automatically drop models to the build plate" doesn't deactivate

    "Automatically drops models to the build plate" only deals with the Z axis. There's another option "Ensure models are kept apart" you may want to look at.

     

    Even if the STLs are put side by side, you can still select them both, right-click and select "Merge models". This does the same as "Group models", but it positions the models back together by their original origin.

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    Posted (edited) · "automatically drop models to the build plate" doesn't deactivate

    "ensure models are kept apart" was already deactivated, but indeed the "Group models" does what I wanted !    Need to first "Merge Models" and then "ungroup models" and it's ready. Thanks

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    Posted · "automatically drop models to the build plate" doesn't deactivate

    Yes, I explain how to solve it in the previous message. But maybe this has changed since later versions.

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