S3D 3.1

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S3D 3.1

Post by petej » Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:48 pm

There’s a new release of Simplify3D. Release notes say that it supports 30 additional printers and has improved mesh repair ability. Apart from that, it “includes dozens of highly requested features and improvements.”

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Re: S3D 3.1

Post by jimc » Thu Jun 09, 2016 2:32 am

downloaded it the other day. i think more or less this was just a bug fix release. i dont notice much of anything new.

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Re: S3D 3.1

Post by jsc » Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:07 am

I wonder why check for updates doesn't actually work....

The direct link is https://cloud.simplify3d.com/software/download

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Re: S3D 3.1

Post by tks546 » Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:38 am

I also saw this guide posted on reddit to have S3D save a copy of gcode directly to your Octopi.
http://community.robo3d.com/index.php?t ... etup.8217/
It worked great for me, no more drag and drop every time I want to print.


" You will need the following:
Simplify3D installed
Octoprint installed
cURL - Visit https://curl.haxx.se/download.html

Grab the Windows package that best matches your system. (eg. Win64 7.48 SSL SSH)
Extract and copy the following (2) files (located in Bin directory) to a directory in your Windows
Path. (eg. C:\windows)


In Simplify3D go to:

- Edit Process Settings -> Scripts

At the very bottom there is a box titled "Post Processing"

Add the following command line to the box titled "Addidional Terminal Commands for Post Processing"

curl -k -H "X-Api-Key: 1111111222222233333444455555" -F "select=false" -F "print=false" -F "file=@[output_filepath]" "http://octopi.local/api/files/local"

** You need to insert your specific API key into the command line. You can find it in OctoPrint ->Settings -> API **

You can sub the IP address of your Pi in place of octopi.local if you wish."

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Re: S3D 3.1

Post by Vandal968 » Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:47 pm

Wow, that works great. Excellent timesaver, thank you!

I had to use the IP address of my Pi, octopi/local didn't work.


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Re: S3D 3.1

Post by petej » Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:33 pm

What a fabulous tip! I run S3D on a Mac so I opened Terminal to see if curl was already installed and it was. (In Terminal, enter "curl -V" to see the version number. I have version 7.43.0. The latest version is 7.49.1.)

Then in the S3D Preview window click “Save Toolpaths to disk” and wait a couple of beats. Check Octoprint and you’ll see your new gcode file.

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