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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Viewing G-code

There are many options available to see the written G-code generated by your slicer. Both Repetier-Host and Printrun have the ability to show and edit the text of G-code.

An ordinary text application such as Windows Notepad can also be used. The following example is a G-code of a 20 mm test cube generated by Skeinforge and Slic3r:

Viewing G-code

The obvious difference between the two slicer versions is the inclusion of comments in the header of the Slic3r G-code.

Slic3r creates a list at the beginning. This list overviews the parameters that have been chosen in the profile. Each line is commented out using a semicolon (;) before each comment line. ...

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