Destring always does 1.5mm??

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Destring always does 1.5mm??

Post by McNugget6750 » 18 Jan 2021, 14:58

EDIT: SOLVED!! I selected the wrong material in the Material Name window. Man. DUH!

Original Message:

Hi all,

I'm on KISSlicer Pro v2 a 2.0.6 Win64

I'm trying to dial in my destring settings for PETG. Good news: Me printer seems to print consistent when printing using the same settings over and over. So there should be hope.

Bad news:
Whatever I change in the settings
DeString Settings Don't Work.JPG
doesn't change anything in the gCode!
Before and after a change I make to, e.g. Destring [mm], in the gCode the destring command is always

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G1 X22.113 Y-6.379 E54.27934 F449.8
; 'Destring/Wipe/Jump Path', 0.0 [feed mm/s], 15.0 [head mm/s]
; 'Destring Suck'
G1 E52.77934 F1500
That adds up to -1.5mm at F1500.

This results in ugly calibration towers.
Single prints look great, so I'm just trying to dial in the destring settings. But in order to do that, I need to be able to change these settings.
Am I missing a checkbox somewhere to activate this?

Any ideas? I must be missing something obvious...

EDIT: I found the setting spelled out in the gCode file:

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; destring_length = 1.5
I'm looking very closely into the configuration windows now.
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