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Why does changing the material not do anything?


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Posted · Why does changing the material not do anything?

Hello!

 

I want to select an ABS profile.

To do that, I select "Material -> Generic ABS".

 

However, that does not change / do anything.

 

The profile on the right side stays just the same.

 

I was expecting that changing the material loads a profile / preset.

 

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    Posted · Why does changing the material not do anything?

    No, a material profile is independent, but it will set a few parameters in your profile (Colorfabb PETG)

    The idea behind is that you have different profiles, like draft, normal, fine,  independent from the material. When you then select a material, parameters like print temperature, bed temp, retraction and so on will be used.

     

    But I don't know the priorities out of my head, so could be that when you have a print temp set in your profile, that one has a higher prio than the one in the material profile. 

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