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Posted · loading multiple files in one ultimaker browser

I've got a couple prints that don't take very long and was wondering how to load them all in one window. is this possible? every time i try to open them all at one it either tells me only one can be opened or opens multiple windows at once. if it is possible to open multiple files in one window some direction on how to do so would be much appreciated. for reference i am using a windows 8.1 for an operating system. (yes I am aware that the OS is a little out of date)

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    Posted (edited) · loading multiple files in one ultimaker browser

    I seem to recall a bug report on Github regarding Cura wanting to open each file in a separate instance of Cura.  The setting "Use a Single Instance of Cura" exists in the preferences.  Either I don't understand it's function, or it's wonky.

     

    This is how it works on my Windows computer:

    In an instance of Cura I can use the File | Open command and open one after another, or, I can select multiple files and open them together where they will auto-arrange within that instance of Cura.  I can also drag multiple files into the Cura workspace.

    If Cura is not running, and I select multiple files in File Explorer and select "Open" then I will get multiple instances of Cura and each will have one model in it.  That may well be because at that point it is completely a Windows operation and Cura isn't involved yet.

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    Posted · loading multiple files in one ultimaker browser

    thank you so much that helped out perfectly i guess the mistake was trying to load already sliced files into one instance thank you again.

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    Posted · loading multiple files in one ultimaker browser

    Hey @kkaras2020,

     

    Welcome to the Ultimaker Community 🎉

     

    @GregValiant is right, you cannot load already sliced gcodes.

    If you still have the models you can have multiple models on your buildplate.

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    Or if you feel comfortable with the model and your gcode chaning skills you can paste them together in a single gcode and have the printjob be pushed from the buildplate like this:

     

    But that comes with it's own risks. 

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