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Posted (edited) · multiple levels & colours

Simple question - no idea if I'm in the correct place.

Is it possible in UC to place specific colours on to levels so they show as those colours in the slicing... ie. have levels 1-20 in Black, levels 21-23 in Yellow, levels 24-26 in Green, level 27 in black... these are the colours that will be actually printing.

I am slicing/printing an item that has 4x distinct colour levels and so I am using Gcode filament change inserted at 4x levels to do this.  See example.

I am looking for a way to have prompts to insert the appropriate colour filament as well.

1.  Is it possible for this to be added in a future build?


2.  Is it possible that you might be able to figure out a way to have a printer with "10 extruders" (and perhaps be able to give them names - ie brown, blue etc) and just have all of the start / end gcode for the extruders blank and then once you slice and save the file you open up the gcode with notepad++ and search and replace all the T commands with M600. Might work.. 

Many thanks


Edited by Witchsilver
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