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  1. Instant Order - Makeprintable.com integration for fixing STL files

    Hi 3DHubs,

    It would be a nice feature for 3DHubs to fix errors in STL files before giving an estimate for the files to lower the risks of badly estimated files. Using a partnership with Makeprintable.com or a homemade solution.

    I had a customer who uploaded an STL file, 3DHubs estimated it at 1.18 euros. After I tried slicing it, it turned out it had erros, big errors. After I fixed the STL on makeprintable.com and estimated the file again, I got an estimate of 8.58 euros, which is a BIG difference in the price.

    If I was able to…

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    • New website format is awful

      Bring back the old format please

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      • Students and Instant Orders - Set minimum Order value AFTER discounts.

        Hi all,

        I had an instant order and a student order this week with very low income on both orders.

        I know that's part of the deal when I accepted instant orders and student discounts, but I would like to change that a bit.

        So, I suggest 3DHubs to give us the ability to set a minimum order value AFTER applying this kind of discounts.

        I mean, whatever discount 3DHubs can apply, if the final order value is below our expectation then the Hub can still be displayed in the results BUT without applying the discount. OR display a message…

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        • get the da vinci color

          So that you can print full-color prints using only one filament and 4 inks
          www.xyzprinting.com

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          • Alert the buyer that the model does not fit the bounding box

            I had to order something very quickly that needed to be printed in SLS. I contacted 3 different Hubs that offered a good price.

            All three of them came back to me asking to split my model in half or to scale it.

            I do not get why I did not get notified about this earlier in the stage, as this was a waste of time for both sides.

            Thomas

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            • Currency

              I would like to be able to set prices in my currency, Reais from Brazil (BRL). thanks

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              • Change printer name

                - As some printers have been added before the list was updated, it could be interesting to be able to select now the real model, without losing all the settings.

                - In another way, it could be interesting to change name manually, for example, because if you own just one printer, you must create two printers on 3Dhubs, so you can manage opt-in based on materials and not machines (which is the only way now)

                Actually, opt-in is selectable for one or all printers, but in my case, I would like to select materials. This is why I created a…

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                • check out a part of a order

                  When you have a order with multiple part, and you made 2 part of 4, it would be nice, and handy to check out those part(mark them as finished)

                  So the customer knows how far you are with a order, and you have overview of what parts you still need to make and which are done

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                  • to not persist the transaction or change model before pay

                    if i had an error i can't change anything so i must continue with the transaction , there is no way to abandon

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                    • Payoneer

                      Payoneer could be the new payment option for the countries where PayPal is not available...

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                      • Ecomerce site for customized 3D printed parts

                        3 D hub should start a site where 3 d printer owners can sell their customized parts. This will help users to buy parts directly through this sites rather than opting for 3 D printing. This will intern help 3 D printer owners to sell excess produced parts or can start a shopping corner for their parts

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                        • Rating widget

                          Ability to show your hub's rating on your website so visitors can see how "good" your hub does

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                          • Add a "Vacation" setting or "Temporarily offline"

                            If a hub owner is going on vacation or to a conference for a week or two it would be nice to have a vacation mode or a temporarily offline mode. There could be one toggle switch with a corresponding date field that takes the hub printers offline but still allows the hub to show in search results. The difference being that it has a message stating something to the effect of "This hub is temporarily offline and will resume accepting orders on (date)". This way existing customers know you're still around, and, potential new customers may see still view…

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                            • Carbon fiber cord

                              Hello,
                              I am working on a jewelry project with very specifics constraints. My idea is to make an "indestructible" bracelet and I was looking, among other types of cords, at carbon fiber.
                              My question is : would it be possible to 3D print carbon fiber in a string shape ?
                              What I want is essentially a cord with 2 eye splices, one at each end, in order to attach my clasp/carabiner to both ends. Thank you !

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                              • STL CONTAINER in user account

                                I wish to have a "stl container" in user account and be able to choose which one will be budgeted or printed.

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                                • Change minimum pricing when using many pricing components

                                  When adjusting the price for materials it is great that you can use many different components to set the price fairly. Although since every component has a minimum pricing, the cost steadily increases with more pricing components. Perhaps there could be a minimum pricing on each of the Marvins instead, I think that would enable a more fair pricing on parts without increasing the price too much.

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                                  • Apply Pricing Plans to Printers Rather Than The Current Implementation

                                    Currently each printers have their own pricing plans. For hubs that have multiple printers that want consistent prices across multiple printers, this is a time consuming process that also has too much room for pricing errors across printers.

                                    My solution is that Hubs be able to create a pricing plan and then add printers to those plans rather than the current implementation. In other words, instead of a 1:1 implementation it'll be a 1:M relationship. This way there is only one form to fill out for pricing with little room for errors in creating a consistent pricing structure across printers…

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                                    • Separate single file multi part models

                                      I've noticed more and more that customers are putting multiple parts in the same model file to avoid paying the multiple print charge. The reality is that some prints will print better when the parts are separated and will lead to less failed prints.

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                                      • Add 3DHubs to Youtube approved merchandise sites

                                        Publish videos is a good way to leave informations and proofs about service quality.

                                        But right now, it's useless

                                        We have two options

                                        Link youtube channel to 3Dhubs profile (youtube advanced settings / linked website) and ad permanent link
                                        But it's impossible to add 3Dhubs profile

                                        Or, Add a specific link from a merchandise approved site, but you're not on the list : https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6083754?hl=en

                                        Please, Please, Please !!

                                        Just quickly add 3DHubs to the list > More views > More cliks > More orders > bigger 12.5 %

                                        Best regards

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                                        • let me choose a location

                                          I use a VPN and travel a lot, a simple setting to choose my location for finding hubs would let me actually use the damn service instead of finding printers hundreds of miles away.

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