Raise3D Academy created this resource guide on how to import slicing profiles to ideaMaker from ideaMaker Library. Importing slicing profiles to ideaMaker from ideaMaker Library is a straight-forward process which only requires a few steps.
1. Open ideaMaker and click the “Library” button on the top toolbar to , enter “ideaMaker Library”.
Note: Please make sure to install the latest version of ideaMaker. Download and install ideaMaker at https://www.raise3d.com/download/
2. After clicking the Library button, the page will redirect to the ideaMaker Library page(www.ideamaker.io).
3. Find the slicing profile you want in ideaMaker Library. Then click on it to enter the detail page.
4. Click “Import to ideaMaker” on the slicing profile detail page.
5. Click “Copy” on the pop-up window.
Note: A green prompt “Copied” will appear at the top after successful copying.
6. Go back to ideaMaker, and a template download window will pop up automatically.
Note: If the template download window does not pop up, skip to step 15.
7. Click “Download” in the “Download Template” window, and the slicing profile will start to download.
8. After the slicing profile downloads successfully, click “Next” on the window.
9. The “Import Slicing Template” window will pop up. Fill the details according to the project requirements. The section labeled “Basic” will automatically fill in, but it can be modified through the section labeled “Template Name”.
10. Select whether to import this slicing profile into an existing printer or to a new printer in the “Import to the following printer” portion. Click the drop-down menu beside “Existing Printers”, and choose a printer to import the slicing profile.
11. To import this filament profile to a new printer, select the “New Printer” option. Then click the “Edit” icon to view the default printer settings of the template. If you want to edit it, you can also modify it in the editing interface.
12. If this slicing profile is a profile of an existing filament, click the drop-down menu. Then choose a filament to apply this slicing profile to.
13. If this slicing profile is a profile of a new filament, click “Edit” to view the default filament settings of the template. Click the “Edit” icon to modify it in the editing interface. After setting the filament information correctly, click “Save” to save the settings.
14. After clicking “OK” to save the template settings, a “Prepare to Slice” window may pop up. Select the printer type, the printhead, and the template for printing on this window. Configure them properly, and click “Slice” to begin slicing.
15. If the template download window did not pop up, click “Edit” from the menu bar, then click “Preferences”.
16. Tick the checkbox of “Monitor clipboard for downloading templates from ideaMaker Library“, then click “OK”. Restart ideaMaker, and repeat from step 3.
17. Manually paste the link to avoid turning on this feature.
18. Click the “Play” button on the left sidebar, then click “More” beside the “Template” drop-down box.
19. Click “Import from ideaMaker Library”, and the “Download Template” window will pop up.
20. Repeat step 3 and step 4, then paste the link into the link box.
Note: After the download link is successfully pasted into the link bar, please go back to step 5 to continue the following steps.