Length on Tool Change

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Migrating: For MatterControl 2.0 the MatterControl documentation is moving to matterhackers.com/mattercontrol/support/.
This page is in the process of being migrated. It's new home will be matterhackers.com/mattercontrol/support/slice-settings/filament/retraction#length-on-tool-change.

A screenshot of the Length on Tool Change setting as seen in MatterControl's SETTINGS pane.


When using multiple extruders, the distance filament will reverse before changing to a different extruder.


  • millimeters (mm)

Can be zero.



In this example, filament will reverse 16.5 mm before changing to a different extruder.

Length on Tool Change-ss-ex.png