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Custom settings for a postprocessing script


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Posted · Custom settings for a postprocessing script

Hi

 

I want to create a postprocessing script but I want to control an aspect of it with a setting. Can I add a custom setting in Cura to control a variable in a postprocessing script? How?

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    Posted · Custom settings for a postprocessing script

    A postprocessing script can define settings, but those settings are set in the Post processing plugin dialog.

     

    A plugin can define a setting that lives in the print settings floater/sidebar. The postprocessing dialog itself is a plugin, but the postprocessing plugin only allows you to create settings inside the post processing plugin dialog.

     

    If you really want to create a new setting, outside the postprocessing dialog, you are going to have to create a plugin instead of a postprocessing script. The Z-Offset plugin is an example of a plugin that defines a custom setting AND postprocesses the gcode in much the same way as a postprocessing script would do. You can find its source here:

    https://github.com/fieldOfView/Cura-ZOffsetPlugin

     

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