Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
Sign in to follow this  

What expert settings are under quick print fast/normal/high

Recommended Posts

I assume there are expert settings hiding under the 3 quick print modes fast/normal/high. Is there somewhere an overview of these settings. I got lost with the expert settings and was forced to go back to quick print mode to get some decent prints.

Oeps, there is a special chapter for the Cura software. This posting belongs there, sorry!

Moderator feel free to move this posting.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Well I never used this quickprint mode myself, especially because it was a total black box, and as soon as a newbie encounter a problem s/he's given a solution implying to tune some parameter. I'm always surprised to see people using it on a routine basis :)

As for trusting the tooltip, yes I would, and I don't see it being a major problem to keep it updated. The value in it doesn't have to be hardcoded, and I guess Daid only changes the settings for quickprint mode in one single place if it's changing from version to version. Well at least I hope for him =)


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Aside from the technical consideration about keeping it updated or not, I would be interested to know what an UX-specialist would say about the quick print mode:

- Better keeping it simple and unexplained at all like now.

- Or just give some non-editable information to create some curiosity with the user and start to draw him to expert mode.

But I guess it depends on who is targeted in this quickprint mode,


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

For those of you (newbie's) who wants to know what expert settings are behind the quick print buttons.

I made a PDF-file (with 3 pages) what will give an overview, click here for download http://www.copyshopnhl.nl/quickprint2expert.zip

Keep in mind that these are screenshots from the Cura version 14.07. Future updates will override all this. This overview works for me to get some idea how to fine tune.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Our picks

    • Architect Design Contest | People
      The goal of this contest is to design a set of people figurines that could be used in such a project to make an area, office or mall seem populated. 
      Think of different types of people in different environments, like walking people, people standing still, working people, and both men and women.
      • 31 replies
    • Taking Advantage of DfAM
      This is a statement that’s often made about AM/3DP. I'll focus on the way DfAM can take advantage of some of the unique capabilities that AM and 3DP have to offer. I personally think that the use of AM/3DP for light-weighting is one of it’s most exciting possibilities and one that could play a key part in the sustainability of design and manufacturing in the future.
        • Like
      • 3 replies

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!