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I also did not put on stickers. The shop address sign needs a cute 8. I am not certain if the sticker exists, or I need to learn how to make it. Then I need to learn how to install it on the brick. Would this become a new part number. So I have a lot to learn. Any help would be appreciated.
Quote:60616 Glass Door For Frame 1X4X6
Exist in two versions as unofficial parts on parts tracker
http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cg...60616a.dat
http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cg...60616b.dat
Most probably will be in next official library update...
Quote:10314 Brick 1X4X1 1/3. These should exist.
Indeed missing. Most probably you can use the very similar 6191.dat Edit: now available as unofficial parts on parts tracker: http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cg.../10314.dat
Quote:I just do not know how to find them.
Out of curiosity, what software do you use to create your models? Search is more or less easy, LDCad is very good (highly recommended!), LeoCAD is OK, MLCad quite bad (not recommended at all!)
Quote:Out of curiosity, what software do you use to create your models? Search is more or less easy, LDCad is very good (highly recommended!), LeoCAD is OK, MLCad quite bad (not recommended at all!)
Just opened your model and see that you use the obsolete MLCad... since you are beginning and hopefully don't have yet bad habits with this program, please, please try LDCad! http://www.melkert.net/LDCad
(2017-12-02, 16:02)karen lauro Wrote: [ -> ]I was also running into problems knowing when the glass was properly inserted into frames. I was assuming they both should have the same origin, but that seems a bit off.
Yes it is off Sad
Attached your model where I adjusted position of glasses (and made them transparent!), and corrected position of many parts that were slightly off or floating in the air... otherwise looks good so far!
(2017-12-02, 16:09)karen lauro Wrote: [ -> ]I also did not put on stickers. The shop address sign needs a cute 8. I am not certain if the sticker exists, or I need to learn how to make it. Then I need to learn how to install it on the brick. Would this become a new part number. So I have a lot to learn. Any help would be appreciated.
There are sooo many stickers existing... no this one doesn't exist. The simplest solution is to use this sticker generator: http://www.melkert.net/test/stickerGen.html
Note that stickers generated this way will appear blank in MLCad...
(2017-12-02, 16:33)Philippe Hurbain Wrote: [ -> ]
Quote:Out of curiosity, what software do you use to create your models? Search is more or less easy, LDCad is very good (highly recommended!), LeoCAD is OK, MLCad quite bad (not recommended at all!)
Just opened your model and see that you use the obsolete MLCad... since you are beginning and hopefully don't have yet bad habits with this program, please, please try LDCad! http://www.melkert.net/LDCad

The lastest download has MLCAD, but in the distribution, LDCad is a beta.  The Lego SW book focuses on MLCAD. So that is what I went with. I am delighted there are improved alternatives. I will check out LDCad. Is there a difference in the formats? How could you tell what tool I used?
Quote:The lastest download has MLCAD, but in the distribution, LDCad is a beta.  The Lego SW book focuses on MLCAD. So that is what I went with. I am delighted there are improved alternatives. I will check out LDCad. Is there a difference in the formats?
No, the file format is fully compatible between these tools, so you can interchange freely between these tools (and others!). Eg. the modifications made on your file were done with LDCad...

Be sure to have a look at the tutorials, as usage of LDCad is quite different from MLCad! http://www.melkert.net/LDCad/docs

Quote:How could you tell what tool I used?
Because it contains special metacommands (0 ROTATION CONFIG 0 0) MLCad specific...
(2017-12-02, 16:47)Philippe Hurbain Wrote: [ -> ]
(2017-12-02, 16:02)karen lauro Wrote: [ -> ]I was also running into problems knowing when the glass was properly inserted into frames. I was assuming they both should have the same origin, but that seems a bit off.
Yes it is off Sad
Attached your model where I adjusted position of glasses (and made them transparent!), and corrected position of many parts that were slightly off or floating in the air... otherwise looks good so far!

Thank you. I am playing with LDCad now.
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