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Hi everyone i have been using MLCad for a while and trying to use LDCad 1.6d now i am slowly getting there, but some parts in MLCad are not in LDCad how do i add them or import all the parts thanks
(2020-08-23, 21:08)Sparky678911 Wrote: [ -> ]Hi everyone i have been using MLCad for a while and trying to use LDCad 1.6d now i am slowly getting there, but some parts in MLCad are not in LDCad how do i add them or import all the parts thanks

Which parts are missing? Both programs will find parts in your LDraw library(ies), as long as the program knows where to look. Do you have all of your parts folders listed in LDCad's Prefs->LDraw->Search (library) paths… setting?
[attachment=5657]I am not sure how does this look
(2020-08-24, 19:10)Sparky678911 Wrote: [ -> ]I am not sure how does this look

Ah, yes, it looks like LDCad isn't searching in the right place for unofficial parts. The path you have there should be changed to type "donors", and a new search path added for unofficial parts. Do you have an Unofficial folder in ..\Documents\LDraw (alongside complete.zip)?
(2020-08-25, 2:18)N. W. Perry Wrote: [ -> ]The path you have there should be changed to type "donors", and a new search path added for unofficial parts. Do you have an Unofficial folder in ..\Documents\LDraw (alongside complete.zip)?

Indeed,

And to add the unofficial parts follow these instructions:
http://www.melkert.net/LDCad/faq#faq_unoflib

The difference is probably because MLCad uses unofficial parts as a substructure of the official library location, something LDCad doesn't support as it is designed to use an unlimited number of parallel libraries.
Hi thanks for reply i am so lost sorry in the FAQ i clicked on this link (complete Unofficial Ldraw Library) and took me to dead page and the other part in Ldraw search paths i am lost there as well i am sorry but new to this program thanks for help[url=http://www.ldraw.org/article/14.html][/url]
(2020-08-25, 20:59)Sparky678911 Wrote: [ -> ]Hi thanks for reply i am so lost sorry in the FAQ i clicked on this link (complete Unofficial Ldraw Library) and took me to dead page and the other part in Ldraw search paths i am lost there as well i am sorry but new to this program thanks for help[url=http://www.ldraw.org/article/14.html][/url]

Yes I noticed that too and turns out the new page should be
https://www.ldraw.org/parts/direct-parts-access.html

On it you can download the current ldrawunf.zip the faq talkes about.

I'll update the page's text and link later this week.
(2020-08-25, 21:07)Roland Melkert Wrote: [ -> ]Yes I noticed that too and turns out the new page should be
https://www.ldraw.org/parts/direct-parts-access.html

On it you can download the current  ldrawunf.zip  the faq talkes about.

I'll update the page's text and link later this week.

Im going to add the redirect but it easier to do it when I'm at home vice trying to do it on my phone.
Thanks for replies does this look better and still can not find a part it is in MLCad the part number is (35188)   https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/cat...=4#T=C&C=4  thanks again
(2020-08-25, 21:34)Sparky678911 Wrote: [ -> ]Thanks for replies does this look better and still can not find a part it is in MLCad the part number is (35188)

Part 35188 is an offical one, are you sure you have the latest complete.zip  (the 2020-01 - Jun 28, 2020 version)

This could be different from MLCad as MLCad can't use the complete.zip as is, so it might be loading the (previously) unofficial 35188 part while the new unofficial library will not include it as its been included in the official library now.
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