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Urgent question to cura printing with support

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Hello everyone,

First, if the posting is double-posted, please delete one. I tried to post this, but then the connection crashes, if not, please post:

yesterday i tried Cura, because i can get my Ultimaker 2 tomorrow. After i gambling a little, i try to make gcode from my Model.

Because i have many overhangs on the model (Scans of self designed Boardgame-Miniatures) i use "Support type everywhere." After that, i take a look at the layer view.

And i am shocked. Even half of the required supports were shown. I try another Model --> the same. Almost all of my models haven't got the neccessary supports.

The Ultimaker 2 is my 2nd 3D-Printer. I have plenty excerience with a replicator2. Those supports are already there.

Now my question is:

Is the "Not showing" of the supports a bug in the view, or, an that'll be REALLY worse, is the view the actual support structure and all of my prints will be rubbish... .

In that case, i'll send back the printer, because it's useless for me (i don't want to set every support manually, these Miniatures are to complex for this).





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Hello again,

first @Osgar: Thanks, that could solve the problem. Setting the angle back to 10 makes support on the parts.

But... right now i see this in the view:


It seems, that the last couple of layers are set out of the build room and misplaced from the other layers.

Whats this?




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Well, first thanks for the lots of help.

I'll try the RCs now. Using the nightlies, I'm to excited for gettting and using the new ultimaker.

(I'm a software developer indeed on the java side of life, but running a nightly build is always a task of developing for me, so if i find something and have access to the code, i want to fix it) :D.

Perhaps later, when i'm getting more familiar with the printer, Phyton an C. ;)

But now: getting the printer and making first steps with the ultimaker 2.




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