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If you are wondering what this is all about, we must first talk about OpenSCAD. OpenSCAD is free software for creating 3D Computer-Aided Design (or CAD) objects. It is available for Linux/UNIX, MS Windows, and macOS. Unlike other CAD software you might know, OpenSCAD doesn’t provide an interface to create 3D objects but provides a way to script the objects using some programming language. This allows the use of configurable parameters and this is what this is all about.

If you provide a .scad file to MakerWorld with configurable parameters, the people who want to print your model can customize it directly from within MakerWorld.

In a post on Reddit, Bambu Lab provided 3 examples that are readily available on MakerWorld:

Along with some great pictures, explaining this a bit further: