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by dkightley
Wed May 15, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Perimeter around surface layers on top of infill
Replies: 8
Views: 2028

Re: Perimeter around surface layers on top of infill

This has been an issue for users for OVER FOUR YEARS.

Here's one early thread on the subject: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=2309&p=9366&hilit=o ... fill#p9366

There have been many suffering from this deficiency. Another old issue that really needs attention!
by dkightley
Wed May 15, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Support Issue. Possible Bug?
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Support Issue. Possible Bug?

No probs. Its not your fault....its a lack of interest by the S3D developers to ensure the slicer can be used efficiently by the users.
by dkightley
Tue May 14, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Stringing occuring on hollow cylindrical prints?
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Stringing occuring on hollow cylindrical prints?

This may just simply be printing at too fast a speed. And if its on the first layer, it may be the printing is a little too high for the printed filament to adhere properly.
by dkightley
Tue May 14, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: 4.1 prints supports when told not to print them
Replies: 22
Views: 1107

Re: 4.1 prints supports when told not to print them

You didn't add any.....and neither did I.
by dkightley
Tue May 14, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Dealing with multiple meshes in one shape file
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Dealing with multiple meshes in one shape file

The utility added in v3...I think it was....Separate Connected Surfaces has been mentioned 205....sorry, 206....times in the forum...and almost 84 of those times has been by me in response to reports of S3D not slicing correctly and leaving small gaps in the sliced model. All of these have been rela...
by dkightley
Tue May 14, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Support Issue. Possible Bug?
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Support Issue. Possible Bug?

Simple and rational explanation!

The stl has two meshes in it....and S3D....as you know.....finds difficulties dealing with multiple meshes in single stls.

Use the Separate Connected Surfaces option......and the support generates as you would expect it to.
by dkightley
Tue May 14, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: FFF Profiles Disappearing
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: FFF Profiles Disappearing

I very mush am not convinced there is any issue with S3D here.....and I have a fear that you will continue to lose your profiles and data unless you change the way you work.....but I also fear you will not do so and continue to blame the software for you not saving your data correctly. One bit of go...
by dkightley
Mon May 13, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: 4.1 prints supports when told not to print them
Replies: 22
Views: 1107

Re: BUG: 4.1 prints supports when told not to print them

...…..I removed the automatic supports from fours holes. They don't show up in Preview mode,
Well they do for me......
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by dkightley
Mon May 13, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Prints having holes in them
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: Prints having holes in them

My guess is that it has nothing to do with your settings....and everything to do with your model.

And I can't prove either....because I can't investigate the model!....because I don't have access to it.
by dkightley
Sun May 12, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Supports needed in thin wall print
Replies: 6
Views: 108

Re: Supports needed in thin wall print

I know why you can't get supports to apply......but I don't have the technology to sort the issue out. The shape file is not manifold ….ie every face is single-sided and there are two big holes in the object - the top and the bottom. I'm actually amazed that S3D has even sliced it! And the reason wh...

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