Export to Longer lgs File in CHITUBOX
1. Software Installation
Double click the “CHITUBOX64Install_xx.exe”, install the software according to the installation wizard (the exe file is located in software folder, or you can download last version from https://www.chitubox.com/download.html).
2. Import Plugin
Click Help and select Plugins, and then import the plugin matches the operation system you currently use. If your printer is Orange10, and operation system is Windows-64bit, you might import the plugin named Longer3d-Orange10-Windows64bit.CHplugin, which is in software folder, or you can get last version from link: plugin download. Other printer models and OS are similar to this.
Chitubox plugin file:
This is a tutorial for importing plugins and exporting lgs files：
Chitubox configuration parameter file:
Orange30 does not need to manually add configuration files. Add machines directly in Chitubox
3. Software Operation
3.1 Add Longer Orange series 3D printer
Take the Orange10 for example. Click Settings. Find Orange10, then add Longer 3D Orange10 printer from the list.
3.2 Import style model
Import and edit the STL model, click Settings and select the corresponding printing parameters profile from the list. Take the Longer3D standard rapid for 0.05mm profile as an example, which is suitable for different colors of LONGER standard rapid resin, such as light brown, gray, clear and so on.
3.3 Slice the model
If your settings are ready, click the Slice button. Then wait for the slice process to finish.
3.4 Export to Longer lgs file
Preview the sliced images, click Save and select file directory to save lgs file. The lgs file is saved after the process of converting format is finished.
4. Trouble Shooting
4.1 Question: I cannot save as lgs file, it just pops up an error dialog prompting a message: “The suffix lgs is not supported…”. What is wrong with it?
Answer: If the above error appears, please install the corresponding plugin firstly. You can refer to the part two of this document.
4.2 Question: I need more detailed user operation manual for www.longer3d.com firstname.lastname@example.org CHITUBOX software, where to find it?
Answer: Detailed software operation please refers to user manual of CHITUBOX, which is in manual folder or you can click Menu >> Help >> User Manual to find it.
4.3 Question: When I import plugin in CHITUBOX, it just pops up an error message: “The file is not a valid plugin”. What should I do?
Answer: Please import the plugin matches the operation system you use. For instance, you might select plugin named “Longer3d-Orange10-Windows64bit.CHplugin”if your system is Windows-64bit.