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Cura 14.03 Slicing direction going from top to down


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Posted · Cura 14.03 Slicing direction going from top to down

Dear all,

1.In cura 14.03 Windows 8.01 the slicing process is shown from top to down. In that way it is difficult for me to see a simulation of how the object is going to be printed. Is there a reason to show it this way?

2.Can I find somewhere an explanation of the colours used, in the slicingprocess?

Images at;

http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/gallery/album/806-cura-1403-slicing-direction/

Thanks in advance :-P

 

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    Posted · Cura 14.03 Slicing direction going from top to down

    Once the slicing is done you can go through the layer with the scroll thing at the right side of cura.

    For the colors i'm not 100% sure but here is what i understand:

    Light Blue is support material

    Red is the outer shell

    Green is the inner shell

    Yellow is infill

    Dark blue is the head moves

    Correct me if i'm wrong?

     

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    Posted · Cura 14.03 Slicing direction going from top to down

    Dark blue is the head moves

     

    Non printing moves. Yes. Also if there is a vertical blue line that is a way to represent "retraction". Retraction is used when printing between 2 or more "islands" in a given slice.

     

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