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When I try to open prepared .amf plate with some items to print, Prusa's Slic3er release throw's this error:

AMF parsing requires XML::SAX

The slicer version is 1.30 distributed for Prusa's i3 MK2 1.75 printer.

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  • $\begingroup$ Did you end up finding a solution on this? I assume you've tried reinstalling and/or updating Slic3r already, right? +1 for having to mention XML onto this list, which I never expected.... $\endgroup$ – TextGeek Oct 14 '17 at 14:49
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The slic3r software is written in Perl, a programming language that can be expanded with local libraries. XML::SAX is one such library. CPAN is a tool which can be used to retrieve libraries from the CPAN repository (Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, I believe).

I use CPAN is something I do infrequently, so I would be doing a disservice by trying to list the steps here. Better answers are, no doubt, on stackexchange. Nevertheless, these may help:

From your command line, start Perl running the CPAN module, and invoke the CPAN shell (your input in bold):

> perl -MCPAN -e shell
cpan> install XML::SAX
cpan> ... several lines of output ...
Done!
XML::SAX is up to date (0.99).
cpan> quit
>

With that done, try using slic3r again.

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