3.1. My Files

The My Files module shows all the private files that was uploaded by the user. Other team members do NOT have access to these files. Gcode files can be used to start a print, and STL files can be sliced to generate Gcode files.


1.  Upload File and Create New Folder – [A]

1.1 Upload new file:

  1. Click Upload button;
  2. Choose File (except data file or folder);
  3. Click Complete button when progress bar becomes blue.


1.2 Create Folder

  1. Click +New Folder;
  2. Input folder Name;
  3. Click Confirm.

1.3 Dropbox

  1. Click Dropbox
  2. Login Dropbox
  3. Choose file from Dropbox and upload to my files.


1.4 Google Drive

  1. Click Google Drive
  2. Login Google Drive
  3. Choose file from Google Drive and upload to my files.


2.  Search File / Folder – [B]

The Search bar is located in the top right corner, enter the File / Folder name. Approximate string matching is supported.


3.  Check Storage – [C]

Storage Used is in the top right corner. Left side is Storage Used and right side is Total Storage. Example, 204MB / 5GB (204MB Used of 5GB Total Storage)


4.  Change Display Mode – [C]

User can view files in two display modes.


5.  Slice STL File – [D]

Only a GCode file can start a print. User can slice STL file into Gcode file on Raise Cloud.

1. Find STL file, and click slice button;

2.Edit model;

3.Click Start Slice Now!

4.The Gcode file will be merged with the original STL file automatically after finishing slicing.

6.  Download File – [E]

Hover mouse cursor on File, then click button.

7. Gcode Viewer – [G]

1. Find Gcode file, and click view button;

2. View Gcode in 3D mode or edit Gcode file.


8.  Create Printing Job – [H]

User can start the print with Gcode file.

1. Find GCODE file and click print button;

2. It will change to printer page;

When there are less than 4 printers, the page will be displayed in Simple Mode,When initiating a printing task, users can check the amount of the remaining filaments, which is convenient for selecting a printer for printing.

3. User can choose the type of printing job:

Manual: Assign job to printer by manually;

Automatic: System will assign the job to any free printer in the chosen group.

4. Choose the printer (if manual) any free printer in the chosen group or the group of printers (if automatic). Note that selecting multiple printers or groups will create multiple printing jobs.

5. Filter out the desired printer. Click Reset to clear all conditions.

6. Enter amount of models that need to be printed. System will count the total number of models.

7. Click Start Print Now! To create the printing job. The selected printers will start printing once they are in ready status. User can check the job progress in 3D Printer module.

Tip: User can choose “Seamless Printing” to hide the printing job you generated.

9. Send to – [I]

1. Find Gcode File, hover mouse cursor on it, and click send to button;

2. Choose one or more printers;

3. Click submit;

4. Gcode file will be sent to these printers, you can check it in Local storage.

10.  Rename File / Folder – [I]

1. Hover mouse cursor on File / Folder, then click button;

2. Click Rename;

3. Click Confirm.


11.  Delete File / Folder – [I]

1. Hover mouse pointer on File / Folder, then click button;

2. Click Delete;

3. Click Confirm.


12.  Upload Data – [I]

If the model is not sliced on Raise Cloud, data file needs to be uploaded manually for user to be able to check the detailed information of the model.

1. Click button or click GCODE file;

2. Select Upload Data;

3. Choose DATA file.

13.  Arrange to – [I]

1. Find Gcode file, hover mouse pointer on it, and click arrange to button;


2. Choose one STL file, and click confirm.

3. Gcode will be merged with the STL file.

14.  Save File to Team – [I]

User can move Private Files to Team Folder:

1. Hover mouse cursor on File, then click ;

2. Click Save To Team Files;

3. Select the file path. Click Select to allow access to certain team members. Otherwise the file will be shared with the entire team. 

4.  Select the members that user wants to allow access to, and click Submit.

5. Select the type of access that user wants to allow. For example, restricted members can not move the file when user selects Move.

15.  Move File – [I]

1. Hover mouse cursor on file, then click ;

2. Click move to…;

3. Choose private path and click submit.

16.  Edit Model

1). After users click the slicing button, the system will pop up a window, asking users to choose one slicing method. When users select ideaMaker, the page will pop up a prompt, asking users whether to start ideaMaker. Click “OK”, ideaMaker will start by itself, and it will automatically download the file to ideaMaker. Users can start slicing in ideaMaker after downloading the file.

2). If users want to adopt a fixed method for slicing, users can tick “Always keep the method”.

3). If users have not downloaded ideaMaker yet, users can click the download link marked in circle 3 to install the ideaMaker. Then users can slice the model after the installation is complete.

If users click “Slice Online”, the page will jump to the slice page.

1.  Add STL File

To slice more than one model, you can click button to add File.


2.  Delete File

Click Delete button if you want to delete file.


3. Copy File

User can click Duplicate button to copy file.


4. Platform Model

Use on Platform button to place the model on top of the printing bed.


5. Center Model

Use Make Center button to center the model.


6. Reset Model

Use Reset button to restore the model to its original state


7. Choose Extruder

With a Dual Extruder Printer Type selected user can choose right or left extruder.


8.  Choose Printer Type

Choose the correct type of printer. Different printers have different sizes, and could have either single extruder or dual extruder.


9. Check Size Of Printer And Model

Check the size of the printer and the model in the top left corner and the bottom right corner.


10.Move Model

Move the model by dragging it around, or through MOVE tab. The range of movement is:

X-AXIS: Red, -300-300;

Y-AXIS: Blue, -300-300;

Z-AXIS: Green, -300-300.

11. Scale Model

User can input manual percentage to scale model.

12. Rotate Model

Rotate the model around X-axis, Y-axis or Z-axis by dragging it or through rotate tab. The maximum angle is 360 degrees.

13.Slicing Setting

Modify the variables of Slicing template. Click Advanced button for more detailed settings.


Tip: The model will be imported according to the original coordinate, if user want move it to center, please click center button in page.