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Hello,everyone. I am a newbie to curaengine. I taped the this to the command line:

curatest -v -o d://test.gcode d://test.stl

and here are the results:

Default config 'default.cfg' not used

Loading d://test.stl from disk...

Loaded from disk in 0.031s

Analyzing and optimizing model...

Face counts: 900 -> 900 100.0%

Vertex counts: 2700 -> 440 16.3%

Size: 50.800000 47.938000 3.175000

vMin: 77.100000 78.531000 0.000000

vMax: 127.900000 126.469000 3.175000

vMin: -25.400000 -23.969000 0.000000

vMax: 25.400000 23.969000 3.175000

Matrix: 1.000000 0.000000 0.000000

Matrix: 0.000000 1.000000 0.000000

Matrix: 0.000000 0.000000 1.000000

Optimize model 0.016s

Slicing model...

Layer count: 30

Sliced model in 0.016s

Generating support map...

Generating layer parts...

Generated layer parts in 0.015s

Generated inset in 0.016s

Generated up/down skin in 0.109s

Wrote layers in 0.00s.

Total time elapsed 0.20s.

Print time: 0

Filament: 0

Filament2: 0


Obviously the layerthickness can be read, but why it shows that default config not used? And the gcode I got is not complete either.


;Generated with Cura_SteamEngine DEV

M109 S210 ;Heatup to 210C

G21 ;metric values

G90 ;absolute positioning

G28 ;Home

G1 Z15.0 F300 ;move the platform down 15mm

G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length

G1 F200 E5 ;extrude 5mm of feed stock

G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length again


;Layer count: 30


M127 T0

G0 F9000 X70.800 Y72.231 Z0.300


M126 T0 ; value = 127


M126 T0 ; value = 255




























M127 T0

G1 F2700 E-4.50000

G0 F9000 X70.800 Y72.231 Z8.175

M104 S0 ;extruder heater off

M140 S0 ;heated bed heater off (if you have it)

G91 ;relative positioning

G1 E-1 F300 ;retract the filament a bit before lifting the nozzle, to release some of the pressure

G1 Z+0.5 E-5 X-20 Y-20 F9000 ;move Z up a bit and retract filament even more

G28 X0 Y0 ;move X/Y to min endstops, so the head is out of the way

M84 ;steppers off

G90 ;absolute positioning


I pondered the error must be the readsettings function in setting.cpp, which is a paradox due to the layerthickness item. Can anyone tell me where I went wrong and how to write my own config files?


Thank you very muck.


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