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by shauki
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Z Lift on Tool Change
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Re: Z Lift on Tool Change

Sure I do use old_tool and new_tool and the custom script is completely executed BEFORE the tool comes to the next deposition location bringing back the Z location. My workaround postprocessor script does the job:
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by shauki
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Tool Z Offset Setting
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: Tool Z Offset Setting

As a work around I wrote the following python script post processing the GCode output https://i.imgur.com/Udzhf2g.png if __name__ == "__main__": inGcode = open('original.gcode', 'rt') outGcode = open('destination.gcode', 'wt') skipCount = 3 toolCommandMet = False for line in inGcode.readlines(): out...
by shauki
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Tool Z Offset Setting
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Tool Z Offset Setting

For printers that change tool physically adding the possibility to input tool offset in the Z direction would be very nice, sample machine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQhkLE9Y4wQ
by shauki
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: API for add-ins
Replies: 37
Views: 13847

Re: API for add-ins

I know what a multitude of complexity and bugs can bring implementing an API, especially for a C++ Qt code. I suggest exporting more variables like {NEWTOOL} {NEWTOOL} to add {CURRENTZ} and similar then adding more hooks: instead of one tool change script make 2: before and after tool change, etc. T...
by shauki
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Speed Settings Per Tool
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Speed Settings Per Tool

When using docking tool changer like this one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQhkLE9Y4wQ
It is possible to use different materials and diameters for different purposes and/or parts.
ABS allows printing with higher speed than PETG, for example.
Would be nice to have speeds tab for each tool
by shauki
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Z Lift on Tool Change
Replies: 2
Views: 597

Z Lift on Tool Change

Need a setting for the value of Z lift on tool change. Before executing the user tool change script the Z has to lift up. After the tool returns to the place it left before tool change the Z is restored. In version 4.0.1 the custom script on tool change is inserted directly before T0, T1. Therefore ...

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