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Instant Slic3r by David Michael Moore

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Running Slic3r from the command line (Become an expert)

Some of us like our GUIs, but some of us yearn for the control and options that only the command line can give. The creators of Slic3r are our kind of people. They've built in command line usage into Slic3r from the early stages of the project.

So far we have created prints from the graphical interface. Slic3r can also be controlled and tweaked from the command line, which gives the user more power and control over the printing process.

Getting ready

So now that we know about the command line, how do we get to it?

  • Windows:
    1. Open a command window and navigate to the directory where we uncompressed Slic3r.
    2. At the command prompt type slic3r-console.exe.
  • Mac:
    1. Open a terminal window and navigate to the ...

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