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To Set the Support Structure Format
When you connect to a printer through a Materialise build processor, you can set the file format of the support structures for each printer to which you are registered.
1. Click File > Options. The Creo Parametric Options dialog box opens.
2. Click Additive Manufacturing. The additive manufacturing settings page opens.
3. Under 3D Printer Setup, click 3D Printers Settings. The 3D Printers dialog box opens.
4. In the row of the printer, under Support structure format, select an option:
MatAMX—Default for 3D printers connected by a Materialise build processor. When you use MatAMX format:
Support structures must be generated before you can print the model.
You can edit the parameters of individual support blocks, but you cannot delete individual support blocks.
5. Click OK. The 3D Printers window closes.