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CURA 5.x & Avoid Filling Small Gaps


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Posted · CURA 5.x & Avoid Filling Small Gaps


Is there anyway to avoid filling small gaps in CURA 5 ?

In previous versions I REALLY liked the "Fill gaps between walls" & "Filter out tiny gaps" setting, so I could avoid filling these gaps. 


I have a decade old ultimaker II ext Mark II w Octoprint (which I have a love hate relationship with), but it prints way better when I can avoid the unnecessary blobs of extrusion, travel moves, and print in continuous loops.

Here are a few examples: I've recently been using large nozzles (.8/1.0/1.5) so I can get through a large part quicker.


As a work around I've been creating modifier meshes, that change the print parameters (to 1 wall, no infill, no top/bottom), but it's really a pain in the neck and not always feasible.


It would really be great if we could re-introduce "Filter out tiny gaps" back into Cura 5.

or any advice as a work around would be greatly appreciated.

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