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Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts?
avatarAugust 07, 2014 12:30AM
the more Friends parts I see appear on the PT,
the more I feel the desire to have the full figures available as Shortcuts
the same way as the Fabuland figures we already have.

If LEGO has unique IDs for the torso+arms and hips+legs assemblies,
we should also have these I as shortcuts I think.
This way an easy mapping is possible, and we do the same approach for physical color or alias shortcuts.
In fact, we use our library as a mapping system from LEGO IDs to our implementations.
In earlier days, there was a discussion, if a separate database should be used for that, and at that time,
the decision was made to use the existing LDRAW mechanisms to implement physical color or alias shortcuts.
I think we should reapply that decision here and add torso+arms shortcuts and hips+legs shortcuts for the friends
figures. And yes, we could do the same for minifigs in future, even when there are many such combinations.
But we need not to do that now I think, let's finish the Friends first...

...putting Philo's picture from this post http://forums.ldraw.org/read.php?17,13605,13605#msg-13605 here:...



to make a long story short: can we PLEASE have shortcuts for each of the Friends characters of the official sets?

Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 2014-08-07 12:33AM by Steffen.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted
Friends Figure Shortcuts? Attachments Magnus Forsberg216July 28, 2014 02:27PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Philippe Hurbain70July 29, 2014 01:51AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Steffen68July 29, 2014 12:21PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Magnus Forsberg73July 29, 2014 03:28PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Steffen72August 07, 2014 12:30AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Philippe Hurbain90August 07, 2014 01:51AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Attachments Magnus Forsberg66August 27, 2014 02:48PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Philippe Hurbain64August 31, 2014 06:43AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Magnus Forsberg49August 31, 2014 12:37PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Philippe Hurbain61September 01, 2014 12:44AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Magnus Forsberg49September 03, 2014 12:48PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Steffen49September 03, 2014 01:10PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Magnus Forsberg30September 07, 2014 05:16AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Steffen37September 07, 2014 05:47AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Max Martin Richter37September 15, 2014 01:43AM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Sergio Reano67August 27, 2014 03:46PM
Re: Friends Figure Shortcuts? Steffen74August 28, 2014 04:32PM



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