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layer scripting

Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:54 pm

Is there a tutorial for scripting ? Specifically I'd like to control the print speed and x/y axis movement speed after a particular layer.

So, for example, at layer > 3479 reduce X/Y axis movement speed by 50%


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Re: layer scripting

Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:53 am

You can realize it with processes.
Create the first process and stop it at your required hight.
Create a second process. Start it at the prevsious hight and change your settings.
If you want you can create more processes to change your settings.

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Re: layer scripting

Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:58 pm

Here's a good tutorial on multiple processes:

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Re: layer scripting

Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:11 pm

This video was probably made before S3D introduced the Variable Settings Wizard on the Tools menu....which makes the process of working out the places to change process far, far easier!
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