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Vase mode using multi color filament.


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Posted · Vase mode using multi color filament.

Hello!


I am using Cura v5.2.1 for Windows.
I can't find if there is a setting here that changes the printing direction of the outer contour for vase mode.

When multi-colored filament is used, the difference in direction between the lower layers and the outline of the vase is immediately visible.

 

Here's what it looks like

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All bottom layers are printed in CW direction

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But the outline of the vase is printed in the CCW direction

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    Posted · Vase mode using multi color filament.

    Hey @ribuks,

     

    Welcome to the Ultimaker Community 🎉

    That's such a cool model for this filament. 
     

    Your issue reminds me of 

    It seems to be a bug introduced in Cura 5.x.

     

    We've added a ticket to the backlog with the intent to improve this but untill than it might be better to switch back to Cura 4.13 and doublecheck if it's resolved there.

    You can get previous versions of Cura here: https://github.com/Ultimaker/Cura/releases

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    Posted · Vase mode using multi color filament.

    MariMakes, thank you very much for your reply! 👍


    I tried with the Cura version 4.13.1 and I can confirm that both perimeters are printed in the same direction.

    So for now, I'll do it this way, hoping that fixes will be made in future versions of Cura.

     

    Have a nice day! 😉

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