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by drvertigo
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Reload Part
Replies: 54
Views: 19146

Re: Reload Part

Yet another +1

Can it just monitor the source STL for changes, and if so reload, or prompt-to-reload?
by drvertigo
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Gyroid fill pattern
Replies: 37
Views: 31470

Re: Gyroid fill pattern

+2

S3D: Can you kindly advise if you intend to add this feature?

Thankyou.
by drvertigo
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Shortcut to save g-code in one step?
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Shortcut to save g-code in one step?

Hi all, I am working on a new printer design. Part of the process is I start prints many dozen times a day, as we tweak the settings and the printer design. I have a script that automatically picks up the gcode file and sends itP to the printer, no action required there. But to slice/save the gcode,...
by drvertigo
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Tip of the Day 8- Scripts tab, G-Code
Replies: 71
Views: 301720

Re: Tip of the Day 8- Scripts tab, G-Code

That is very strange indeed! FYI I use Simplify 3d daily and have never seen the lumping you are observing. It is not usual behaviour. What version are you on? v4 is out now and has many significant improvements, perhaps you are on it already? -- While obviously better to find the root cause of this...
by drvertigo
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: M106 S[fan_speed_pwm]
Replies: 1
Views: 1282

Re: M106 S[fan_speed_pwm]

I have the same problem.

Does Simplify 3d (v4) no longer parse the "fan_speed_pwm" variable?
by drvertigo
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Tip of the Day 8- Scripts tab, G-Code
Replies: 71
Views: 301720

Re: Tip of the Day 8- Scripts tab, G-Code

In my limited experience: that doesn't look right. Not seen "lumped" commands before. Wondering if it could be a LF / CR / LF+CR issue? (e.g Windows vs Linux line breaks). Are you _pasting_ this startup code into Simplify 3D, from another source? If so, try just typing the startup code in by hand, b...
by drvertigo
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Raft separation distance and next layer height problem
Replies: 58
Views: 42134

Re: Raft separation distance and next layer height problem

Using Simplify 3D v4.0.0

Object and raft separate very easily.

I found the default Seperation Distance of 0.14mm to be problematic, but 0.25mm separated easily.

Using: ABS @260deg, layer height 0.25mm.

Appears issue is resolved.
by drvertigo
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Absolute values in some cases required
Replies: 3
Views: 1732

Re: Absolute values in some cases required

Agreed. Especially for first layer height. e.g on my printer, a first layer height of 0.15mm gives me the best balance of adhesion, without excessive pressure on the extruder stepper. Regardless of whether I am printing at 0.1mm, 0.2mm, or 0.3mm etc - I always require my first layer height to be 0.1...
by drvertigo
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Absolute Modifications as opposed to percentage
Replies: 4
Views: 2006

Re: Absolute Modifications as opposed to percentage

+1. Same issue for same reasons. Personally, I would find it acceptable to simply have a "master switch" in the config, that switches all those edit boxes to either Percentage or Absolute, if S3D wish to keep the interface clean. They could also have it so if one types "80%" in an edit box, then it ...
by drvertigo
Wed May 24, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Tip of the Day 8- Scripts tab, G-Code
Replies: 71
Views: 301720

Re: Tip of the Day 8- Scripts tab, G-Code

Introduction: [previous_Z_position] [current_Z_position] Tool Change G-Code: This tab will insert G-Code on tool change commands. [current_Z_position] Note: the above parameter names have changed as of v3.0, the above will no longer work. The new names are: [previous_position_z] [current_position_z...

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