When I want to tweak gcode, Marlin, or any other code I use Atom; a modern open-source plain text editor.
Atom has devilish good looks, and, for us more importantly, GCODE highlighting. All of this makes manual editing of 3D print-able files a breeze.
Plus, it looks the same on PC, Mac, and Linux, which is a plus when we teach classes.
(Atom has much much more to offer from git integration to multiple cursors and regex ,but this is supposed to be a quick tip, so discover these on your own time.)
Quick HowTo for the Impatient
- Install Atom
1. Install Atom
- Follow the instructions at https://flight-manual.atom.io/getting-started/sections/installing-atom/
2. Install the GCODE package
- Open the Settings with
Packages > Settings View > Open
- Click on the
- Search for
- Install the
- There are other gcode packages; I just like this one the best.
- Tadaaaaa. Open a gcode file and marvel at how easy it is to edit that nozzle temperature.