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Posted · Having issues with importing global default printing profiles

Hello there,

I've been trying to make default configuration files that work across all filaments by using global_quality = True (Below is an example of 0.2 layer height) however for some reason the .inst.cfg files just don't want to load in no matter what folder they are put in. Every other type of inst.cfg loads in, including my specific filament profiles such as PLA and ABS, just not these for some reason. Is there something I'm missing to get this working?

I have them in my /quality folder under my printer outside of a folder unlike the PLA and ABS profiles.

I also linked a photo below to show how my directory looks just in case you need some information on where they are now and should go.

Thank you for any help possible.


version = 4
name = Standard Quality
definition = flashforge_base

setting_version = 19
type = quality
quality_type = normal
weight = -3
global_quality = True

adhesion_type = brim
brim_width = 2.0
cool_fan_speed = 100
cool_fan_speed_0 = 0
layer_height = 0.2
layer_height_0 = 0.28
material_bed_temperature = 40
material_diameter = 1.75
material_print_temperature = 200
material_print_temperature_layer_0 = 0
speed_infill = =speed_print
speed_print = 50
speed_support = 30
speed_travel = 100


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    Posted · Having issues with importing global default printing profiles

    I think you have a misunderstanding what a "global" quality profile is.


    In Cura there are settings that are configured per extruder (which includes most material-specific settings) and settings that can not be varied per extruder. So if you have a dual extrusion printer, there are three profiles in play; one for each extruder, and a global one. A global profile can not exist without extruder profiles, and they are linked by the "quality_type". There can only be a single global profile for each "quality_type". If you want to have multiple profiles show up in Cura with the same "quality_type", you have to use "quality_changes" profiles instead of "quality" profiles, like the ones you make from within Cura.

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