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  1. Before you start, make sure you have the latest version of Ultimaker Cura  installed on your computer.
    • Before you start, make sure you have the latest version of Ultimaker Cura installed on your computer.

    • Download Ultimaker Cura

  2. Now , download the latest NAutilus Cura Config  zip file from the Nautilus Beta Resources section of the Hydra Research website.
    • Now , download the latest NAutilus Cura Config zip file from the Nautilus Beta Resources section of the Hydra Research website.

    • Download Nautilus Cura Config

    • Once downloaded unzip the file

    • See steps 3-4 for Windows setup

    • See Steps 5-6 for MacOS setup

  3. Open you file Explorer  and Under "This PC" find your local dick. Local Disk is sometime  named after you computer make or model.
    • Open you file Explorer and Under "This PC" find your local dick.

    • Local Disk is sometime named after you computer make or model.

    • Once you local disk is open select program files.

    • Not the x86 one

    • Inside Program files, scroll until you find the folder for the latest version of Cura. Open this.

    • Now open the Nautilus Cura config file you have unzipped and drag the contents of the plugins file into the the file also named plugins in the Cura program files.

  4. Within resources there are seven folders with titles that match folders in your downloaded Nautilus config. Drag and drop the contents of each folder in the config to the corresponding folder in resources Within resources there are seven folders with titles that match folders in your downloaded Nautilus config. Drag and drop the contents of each folder in the config to the corresponding folder in resources
    • Within resources there are seven folders with titles that match folders in your downloaded Nautilus config. Drag and drop the contents of each folder in the config to the corresponding folder in resources

    • Within resources there are seven folders with titles that match folders in your downloaded Nautilus config. Drag and drop the contents of each folder in the config to the corresponding folder in resources

    • Skip to Step 7 for the next part of the Cura Configuration setup

  5. Navigate to your Applications folder, scroll down to Ultimaker Cura, right click and select Show Package Contents Within the package contents open the Resources folder and drag the contents of the plugin folder in  your Nautilus config to the plugin folder within Resources
    • Navigate to your Applications folder, scroll down to Ultimaker Cura, right click and select Show Package Contents

    • Within the package contents open the Resources folder and drag the contents of the plugin folder in your Nautilus config to the plugin folder within Resources

  6. Still in the Ultimaker Cura package contents, open the resources folder contained in the Resources folder Within resources there are seven folders with titles that match folders in your downloaded Nautilus config. Drag and drop the contents of each folder in the config to the corresponding folder in resources
    • Still in the Ultimaker Cura package contents, open the resources folder contained in the Resources folder

    • Within resources there are seven folders with titles that match folders in your downloaded Nautilus config. Drag and drop the contents of each folder in the config to the corresponding folder in resources

  7. Once you have added all the configurations files to the Cura file system, open Cura and navigate to the extensions menu. Choose Post Processing from the dropdown and click Modify G-code
    • Once you have added all the configurations files to the Cura file system, open Cura and navigate to the extensions menu.

    • Choose Post Processing from the dropdown and click Modify G-code

    • In the popup window select the Add a script dropdown and choose Search and replace from this menu

  8. There are two  text boxes in the right panel of the popup, one for the search phrase and one for the replace phrase Copy and paste the search phrase and replace phrase to there corresponding text boxes T2
    • There are two text boxes in the right panel of the popup, one for the search phrase and one for the replace phrase

    • Copy and paste the search phrase and replace phrase to there corresponding text boxes

    • T2

    • T0

  9. Repeat step 8 for the 5 following search and replace phrases. When done, you should have a total of 6 search and replace items.
    • Repeat step 8 for the 5 following search and replace phrases. When done, you should have a total of 6 search and replace items.

    • T1

    • T0

    • -------

    • ;LAYER:0 M107 M203 Z1200 M104 T0

    • ;LAYER:0 M107 M203 Z1200 ;

  10. M104 T2 S0
    • M104 T2 S0

    • ;

    • ------

    • M104 T1 S0

    • ;

    • ------

    • M104 T0 S0

    • ;

    • Happy Printing :)

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