Extra Length On Restart

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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#extra-length-on-restart.

A screenshot of the Extra Length On Restart setting as seen in MatterControl's SETTINGS pane.


Maximum length of filament to extrude after a complete retraction (in addition to the re-extrusion of the Length on Move distance).

Limited by the Time For Extra Length setting.


  • millimeters (mm)

Can be zero.

Can be negative.



In this example, an additional 0.5 mm will be extruded after retraction.

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