MartinNYHC
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Autosave factory file

Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:44 am

Is it possible to also automatically save the factory file when exporting the gcode?

Thanks, Martin

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dkightley
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Re: Autosave factory file

Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:02 am

The answer to your question is "No"., and the solution to your problem is "discipline"!

You want something saving...save it! You don't want something saving...don't save it! The one disadvantage of an auto-save for the lazy is that one day something you would never want saving will be saved and things you treasured will be over-written with crap!
Doug Kightley
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Railway modeller and webmaster at http://www.talkingtgauge.net

parallyze
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Re: Autosave factory file

Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:12 am

MartinNYHC wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:43 am
Any ideas please?

Thanks, Martin
Any ideas? Hmmm..... okay... ^^

Process -> Scripts -> Post Processing

Add a batch/cmd/autohotkey/sendkey which sends CTRL+S to the window titled Simplify3D...

Just curious, why do you need to save the factory file when exporting gcode? I usually just hit CTRL+S if the preview looks alright...

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