Height of print in progress in MM?

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Height of print in progress in MM?

Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:23 am

Sometimes when I'm printing, my printer will shut down. It has nothing to do with the software and I've been talking to the tech people about it. Might be related to cooling temp. But since it often happens after I've been printing something for an hour, I try to restart the print where it left off vs. starting over. I go into the advanced tab and enter the height at which I want to start, in MM, and then I restart the print job. The challenge is that I can't figure out how to tell from the print progress window what MM height the printing stopped at within the software. Anyone know how to do that? Right now I just measure best i can, but sometimes I'm off and the printer is either trying to print in air or grinding against the model. It would be SO much easier if I could somehow tell the MM height being shown in the preview mode...

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Re: Height of print in progress in MM?

Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:47 am

You can use the cross section tool in the preview to find an exact Z-location. Just go to View > Cross Section, and then tick the radio button beside the Z-axis mode, then adjust the number till you find the location you want.

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