Migrating: For MatterControl 2.0 the MatterControl documentation is moving to matterhackers.com/mattercontrol/support/.
MatterSlice, as well as information about the menus and options available.
The pane can be popped out into its own window.
|Layers / Surface||Material||Connection|
|Raft / Priming||Extrusion||Print Leveling|
|Support Material||Cooling||Print Recovery|
|Output Options||Custom G-Code|
Starting in version 1.6, settings are automatically synced between instances of MatterControl which are signed in to the same MatterHackers.com account. Updating a setting in one instance will automatically change the setting in all other instances.
Settings are highlighted for a couple of reasons:
PresetsPreset Menus section below for more information.
Change from default
Both menus essentially do the same thing; the difference is that the QUALITY menu is meant to hold presets of settings unique to different desired qualities and the MATERIAL menu is meant to hold presets of settings unique to different filaments. If a selected preset in both menus each contain the same setting, the setting specified in the MATERIAL preset menu trumps the one in the QUALITY menu.
Many printer profiles come pre-configured with presets for common filaments and quality settings. The availability of these presets varies widely depending on the printer manufacturers and MatterHackers' internal test and support department.
Settings Level Menu
|Basic:|| The minimal settings group for beginners or those who want to print quickly.
More info: SLICE SETTINGS EXPLAINED - PART 1
|Standard:|| A few more settings than the Basic level, but not the complete list.
More info: SLICE SETTINGS EXPLAINED - PART 2
|Advanced:|| All MatterSlice slice settings displayed.
More info: SLICE SETTINGS EXPLAINED - PART 3
Options... MenuShow Help, Import, Export, Restore Settings, and Reset to defaults.
- Import allows the user to load a slice settings file (.slice, .ini, .printer) into MatterControl. Any existing values will be replaced by those in the file.
- Export allows the user to save all current slice settings values to file.
- Restore Settings opens the 'Restore Settings' window, allowing the user to select from the last ten automatically-saved configurations and restore one.
- Reset to defaults resets all settings back to their default values taken from the printer profile.