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ideaMaker Release Notes

Version 2.6.0 - May 18, 2017

  • Added a feature to set Wipe Tower
  • Improved scaling of multiple models 
  • Improved extruder switch strategy for Wipe Wall
  • Improved spiral vase mode
  • Improved the speed of gcode generation
  • Fixed issue that the option of layer start point type takes no effect
  • Fixed the incorrect calculation of brim structure

Version 2.5.1 - March 28, 2017

  • Added option to disable positioning imported models automatically
  • Show tips for shortcuts in the user interface
  • Save the checked state of perspective and orthographic view, the edges and the wireframe mode
  • Fixed issue that the "Current Type of Printer" setting is reset after reinstallation
  • Fixed the incorrect calculation of vertical offset layers in support structures

Version 2.5.0 - March 19, 2017

  • Added a feature to set infill extruder
  • Added support for slicing with unsaved slice templates
  • Added support for disable placing models on platform after rotating, scaling and mirroring
  • Added support for Russian language   
  • Added support for changing the settings of printers and filaments in the "Select Template" window
  • Added option to save and restore window state
  • Added option to save and restore the selections and states in the slice preview window
  • Added option to set maximum amount of object duplicating
  • Added estimated price shown in the slice preview window
  • Change shortcut to Ctrl+Left Mouse for rotating camera view in the non-view operation mode
  • Flip mesh orientation automatically after mirroring models
  • Improved STL file parsing on German version of Linux
  • Fixed issue that the calculation of bounding box is incorrect after rotating models
  • Fixed mesh errors of example models

Version 2.4.0 - January 09, 2017

  • Added a feature to set different type of wipewall
  • Added a feature to set extrusion width
  • Added a feature to keep holes in raft
  • Fixed issue of scaling models
  • Fixed issue of selecting the current printer
  • Fixed abnormal exit issue that may occur when saving slice templates

Version 2.3.0 - November 21, 2016

  • Added a feature to export OBJ file
  • Added a feature to set welding distance for STL file
  • Added a feature to adjust the offset distance of WipeWall
  • Added a feature to judge whether Raft is in a legal position
  • Added examples models
  • Added using data statistics in remote control (required the Raise Touch verison 0.8.0 or later)
  • Added uploading queue in remote control (required the Raise Touch verison 0.8.0 or later)
  • Added undo/redo function in manual support
  • Improved the Rotate function to be World Transform and Local Transform
  • Improved the Raft/Brim/Skirt option and interface
  • Modified the Task Finished interface in remote control

Version 2.2.3 - August 23, 2016

  • Added a feature to add manual supports
  • Added a feature to set infill angle of supports
  • Added a function to check right nozzle printing range
  • Added orthographic view
  • Improved path generation
  • Improved slice speed
  • Fix a bug that the printers from bookmarks are not listed in the file uploading form

Version 2.2.1 - July 6, 2016

  • Added a feature to set dense support in support structure
  • Added a feature to control the printing sequence of outer shell and inner shell
  • Added a feature to set global offset in gcode files
  • Added a option to disable retraction inside models
  • Added a option to enable skirt while using raft
  • Added a feature to set layer start point
  • Added a feature to lay flat via specified faces
  • Improved scaling models to specified dimensions
  • Improved moving and scaling models
  • Fix a bug in checking models on platform

Version 2.2.0 - May 24, 2016

  • Added new fill pattern
  • Added a feature to merge multiple models
  • Added a feature to move models at z-axis
  • Added a feature to align models together
  • Keep z-position while cutting or splitting models
  • Copy extruders or bed temperature from the template to be duplicated
  • Display the selected template first while duplicating the template
  • Fix crash issue while editing template

Version 2.1.6 - April 28, 2016

  • Added a feature to add custom device information via remote control
  • Added a feature to pause the print at certain height (required the Raise Touch verison 0.6.7 or later)
  • Added a feature to set fan speed at certain layer
  • Changed to show materials in filament settings in the order of most recent modification
  • Fixed a bug of infill over-extrusion

Version 2.1.5 - April 19, 2016

  • Added a function to zoom and pan in 2d mode of slice preview
  • Added z-pos and layer info in remote control interface
  • Optimized the default focus button in "Edit template" dialog
  • Update the filament settings for V2 hot end
  • Remove the duplicated default slice templates

Version 2.1.4 - April 1, 2016

  • Added slicing templates for V2 hot end
  • Added a function to import/export slicing template
  • Added a function to drag in slicing template
  • Improved model snapshots

Version 2.1.3 - March 29, 2016

  • Added support for Linux system
  • Added a function to add or drag in multiple model files
  • Added the printing task recovery list in remote control interface
  • Added a function to set temperature in the "Home" page in remote control interface
  • Added a function to create folders in local storage in remote control interface
  • Added a function to copy, move, delete and rename multiple files and folders in remote control interface
  • Added a reminder for safe mode in remote control interface
  • Added a battery volume display
  • Added WiFi signal strength display
  • Added a function to resize in the file uploading interface
  • Added a function to set fill density of the top layer of raft
  • Added a reminding of heat bed temperature set point too high
  • Added a function to support mouse dragging outside the interface window
  • Optimized the focus of buttons in the interface of slice settings
  • Optimized printing time display to show remaining print time
  • When export STL file, keep the model position, size and orientation information
  • Increase the loading speed of icon pictures in remote control interface
  • Fixed a bug in estimating printing time in slicing
  • Change the "Print Connect" window to non-modal

Version 2.1.2 - February 22, 2016

  • Added more parameters in first layer settings
  • Added z-axis movement speed
  • Added Z-hop in retraction
  • Added shortcuts for editing and deleting slice template
  • Added shortcuts for deleting models on Mac OS X
  • Added check for file names starting with a '.'
  • Improved zooming in and out in slice preview
  • Improved processing mouse wheel event for the popup dialogs
  • Removed the retraction when printing raft
  • Fixed a bug when 'save as' the edited print template

Version 2.1.1 - February 14, 2016

  • Added more parameters in retraction settings
  • Added more parameters in infill settings
  • Added a function to adjust angle in small steps when cutting a model
  • Fixed a bug of retraction compensation
  • Fixed a temperature bug when using right extruder only
  • Improved the edit and save function of slicing template
  • Fixed interface English expression
  • Fixed a bug of capitalizing the letters in the print file name

Version 2.1.0 - February 5, 2016

  • Added a reminder for slicing template modification
  • Added a warning for low slicing temperature setting
  • Added a 'save as' function to slicing template
  • Added a function to adjust the model angle one degree per step
  • Added keyboard shortcuts in slice preview
  • Added to function to choose the amount of models duplicated
  • Added a function to export an stl file
  • Added a right-click menu to the model list, menu includes delete, copy and export
  • Improved slicing workflow
  • Improved compatibility for retina displays on Mac OS X
  • Fixed a bug in slicing
  • Fixed some mistakes in the remote control interface

Version 2.0.6 - January 21, 2016

  • Added extra option for retraction at layer change
  • Added "connect" button to toolbar for connecting to Raise3D N-series printers via network
  • Improved compatibility for retina displays in Windows
  • Add print file name to slice preview title bar
  • Fixed window shown black on some graphics card 

Version 2.0.5 - January 12, 2016

  • Added retraction option in slice preview
  • Improved handling with drag-and-drop
  • Improved parameters of raft and support
  • Modified retraction settings, made it compatible with more third party PLA filaments.
  • Fixed issue that values are incorrect while change model size
  • Fixed sync problem when connecting to printer
  • Fixed issue that printer setting can not save
  • Fixed incorrect offset which slicing skirt without raft

Version 2.0.4 - January 3, 2016

  • Fixed encoding issue of slice template
  • Fixed crash issue that occurred when clicking advance setting on Mac OS X
  • Fixed bug that raft has drift when using multiple extruders
  • Record last open or save directory for convenient
  • Improved UI layout
  • Improved extruder selection for support, raft and models