It is accessed by clicking the icon in the pane on the right side of the Main Screen.
The pane can be popped out into its own window.
View Controls is a set of tools which allow the user to manipulate the view and/or models currently displayed.
In LAYER VIEW, the following tools are available:
Enters LAYER VIEW's 2D mode.
Enters LAYER VIEW's 3D mode.
Slices the current model using the slice settings and displays the tool path.
Once G-Code for a model has been generated or loaded, the main area of the LAYER VIEW pane will display the tool path. Depending on which graphical display mode is selected, the toolpath is able to be displayed in different ways.
Navigate down one layer.
Navigate up one layer.
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The currently displayed layer / total number of layers
Navigate to the layer specified in the field to the left of the Go button.
2D mode displays one layer at a time in a two-dimensional graphic.
3D mode displays the tool path in a three-dimensional environment. The specified layer and any lower layers are shown.
The sidebar in LAYER VIEW has two sections: MODEL and DISPLAY.
Contains information about the print.
The length of time the print is estimated to take.
The length of filament the print is estimated to use, in millimeters.
The volume of filament the finished print is estimated to be, in cubic centimeters.
Toggles the graphical display of the print bed.
Toggles the display of non-print moves in the tool path.
Toggles the display of locations of the start and end of retraction events.
Toggles the display of color-coding of the tool path to indicate the speed at which it is run. The tool path changes to a different color for each speed specified under the Speed sub-category in General settings. A legend is generated at the top left of the pane.
Toggles the display of visual representation of the flow as defined by the
Toggles transparency of the tool path. Only available in 2D mode.
Sync To Print
Draws the tool path in real time while a print is active.