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Another Arc Compensation Request

Posted by henryx7 
Another Arc Compensation Request
January 14, 2016 03:36AM
I wasn't sure where on the internet to request this, so I came to the only Slic3r forum I know. I know you guys have probably hear way too much about this topic, however can we get Arc Compensation re-implemented into Slic3r? I understand that it originally made all holes too large, but instead of making it a set feature, would it be possible to make it a toggle-able feature with a single variable setting? I think it would be a very useful feature to us. The reason I ask this is because I would like to print parts that fit together without modifying the design for the print. XY size compensation kind of does the job, but it also reduces the size of the object on the outside perimeter as well. I'm just taking a guess, but I am assuming what Arc Compensation would do is detect inside diameters, then estimate its radius, and then create a tool path for the extruder to move. Also instead of estimating the hole as a circle would it also be possible to estimate the radius at any given points based on two line's length and angle from each other so this would also work with ovals or irregular shapes? I'm just taking a guess, but it would at least be a nice option for us to have to use should we need it.
Re: Another Arc Compensation Request
January 14, 2016 11:52PM
The best place to post your feature request is on Github here
You may want to search there and see if there is already an open item for that, I don't recall.

Hope that helps.

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