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Why does Prusaslicer set the final temperature in two steps?

Since the bed usually takes longer to heat than the nozzle, the nozzle is in a pre-warmup stage so that it doesn't ooze filament waiting for the bed while homing and/or finding the Z limit. Once the ...
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Is there a well-tested Ender 3 printer profile for PrusaSlicer available for download?

Open PrusaSlicer, go to Configuration -> Configuration wizard, then go to page named "Other Vendors", tick the checkbox next to the name "Creality", then click "Next" ...
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3mf circles are printing as polygons

The problem lies in Fusion 360. If you export using file export as .3mf then the refinement (poly count) is set to low. Thus it creates a low-quality circle. If you export through the mesh tab, select ...
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Initial Layer Line width in PrusaSlicer

If you look in Print Settings > Advanced tab, you will find First Layer under Extrusion Width. However, do not assume that every option in Cura will have an ...
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3D Printed Sphere, How to Remove Roughness

While Trish is completely right that the roughness can't be completely eliminated (you can't print a perfect spherical surface with discrete layers), the situation can be improved dramatically. The ...
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How to configure PrusaSlicer to prevent printing in the air

You'll want to turn on supports, which will create a series of low density pillars in the "floating" area and provide a foundation for the layer that is printing mid-air in your second image....
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How to use organic supports in the slicer?

As Cura is mentioned in the question, it could be solved using Cura. The only organic support in Cura is called Tree as option of ...
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How to use organic supports in the slicer?

As far as I know, PrusaSlicer organic tree support isn't available to the public yet. PrusaSlicer is rumored to use the same code as the Pull request made by Thomas Rahm on his Cura fork who started ...
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3D Printed Sphere, How to Remove Roughness

You can't print them smooth The short answer is: with FDM you can't make curves that go into the Z-direction. The better question is: Why? Let's look at why it is rough: the roughness is from the ...
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How can I include seperate Slicing Parameters in my 3mf file

Huh. On a hunch I just changed a copy of a .3mf model to have a .zip file extension, and what do you know, it works! 3mf is just a set of compressed xml. The zip ...
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How to setup PrusaSlicer to support long bridges

Regardless of the choice of long bridge support or short bridge support, Prusa Slicer 2.3.0 has a feature which allows forced support or allows forced no support. In ...
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Any way to have slicer make a stronger lattice work?

Yes you can! To have stronger prints you would have to choose the correct direction of filament deposition paths/traces. This answer demonstrates changing the direction of the filament path in ...
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Layer Shifting When Printing Tall Prints (Consistent Per-Model)

Layer shifting has two basic causes: the partially printed part moves or flexes, or the bed or Y carriage (almost always -- they seem rather uncommon on the X axis) skips one or more steps in one ...
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Jagged edge on one side and not on the other side

This may be due to uneven cooling. The part cooling fan only comes from one direction on the Ender 3 series of printers. You may be able to solve the issue by printing the walls from the outside in. ...
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Trying PrusaSlicer

Basically all slicers work very similarly, it is a matter of preference, being accustomed, or wanting to use a certain (set of) features. Their job is to prepare the object to be sliced in layers to ...
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Extra extrusion at seam of print with PETG

After checking several places online, I finally got an answer in a Discord chat. The solution was to turn off the Power-loss recovery setting on the printer itself. After that was done, the print came ...
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How to configure PrusaSlicer to prevent printing in the air

The inability to do this is not fundamental, but it's currently a limitation in slicing software, and not likely to change soon. You can see from this demo that the kind of printing you want is ...
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Print Object Without Top Layer But With Intermediate Layers

I just confirmed it works flawlessly in PrusaSlicer as it did in Slic3r, the software from which PrusaSlicer is forked. Just use the solution provided in "Different infill in the same part", ...
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PrusaSlicer: How do I preserve the location of (interlocking) parts in a muliti-part model exported from OnShape / Blender?

I've found a way to do this, which I'll document here in case it helps someone else in the future. Export your parts as a single STEP file Import that STEP file into PrusaSlicer Set Print Settings &...
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Useless head movements in PrusaSlicer

I found the solution : It was the option "avoid crossing perimeters" that seems to do exactly the contrary of what it means. Thank you all for your answers.
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Still getting "no layers detected" after repairing model in PrusaSlicer console

Still don't have an actual answer as to why repairing the stl file didn't seem to work, but since my stl file was a combination of different stl files I tried repairing the individual stl files before ...
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Prusa MK3S not extruding during printing but extruder working

I have also been experiencing this issue and found a solution. The problem started with an ABS print that somehow scarred the steel sheet, the ABS plastic was melted on so firmly it was tough to ...
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Prusa MK3S not extruding during printing but extruder working

It doesn't seem to be heat creep. See What are ways to avoid heat creep? Have you measured the actually temperature of the heater block? You may have a failing sensor (thermistor) or sensor ...
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Bridge infill does not stick to the perimeter

In my experience, the ends of bridges must always be supported by the layer below them — not the perimeter of the same layer. Add a feature to your model which makes the area under the end of the ...
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Instances won't share support or brim

I found the relevant answer here Did you load them as separate objects (which will do what you describe and is wrong) or add the second one as a sub part of the first object (right click, add part-&...
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How to configure PrusaSlicer to prevent printing in the air

There is one way assuming the picture is complete, and that is to print the object upside down from it's current orientation. This would negate the need for any supports or worrying about printing in ...
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How to use organic supports in the slicer?

It looks like Organic supports is not available yet. That’s why it is not in the slicer.
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Prints coming out with jagged lines on the sides, rough edges

This is called Layer shifting. You should check belts tension and motor pulleys. It looks like your problem occurs only on the X-axis.
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Prints coming out with jagged lines on the sides, rough edges

It must have been something with the G-code, or how I was slicing it. I tried printing from the files that were already loaded on the SD card when I got it and it came out much better. I then modeled ...
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How do I 3D print an object inside another object?

With great difficulty Problems From your tags, it looks like you want to use FDM process. Unless you have mastered How To Print Glass technique, you can forget about the inside model being visible in ...
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