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Bug in Cura 5.1 - Material Diameter


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Posted · Bug in Cura 5.1 - Material Diameter

Only 1.75 and 2.85 material diameter works.

I need 3mm and 10mm for my Project.
If I enter 3mm, only 3.85mm is calculated, although 3mm is set.
If I set 2mm, then 1.75mm is used. If there are only 2 variants, why don't you make a drop down list out of them!?

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    Posted · Bug in Cura 5.1 - Material Diameter


    Go to the MarketPlace and load the plugin "Printer Settings".  One of the settings it has is "Diameter".  Set your filament diameter there and you should be good.

    When I set the diameter in the Machine Settings dialog to 4.0 and then checked the Printer Settings, it was indeed listed as 2.85.

    Setting the diameter in Printer Settings fixed the problem and all the E numbers in the gcode were correct.


    This looks like a bug to me.  It would seem that when one box is changed that the other should update and the "material_diameter" should update either way.  That didn't happen.  You can go over to Github and put in a bug report.  Zipping a project file would be good and provide information to start an investigation.



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