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    Thread: LDraw Facebook Group
Post: RE: LDraw Facebook Group

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2022-10-05, 22:11) -- I've actually been considering it but haven't had the time to fully explore the idea. It'll probably happen though. -- I have some experience running Di...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 13 11,585 2022-10-06, 12:36
    Thread: [LDPE] 1.8.62 Released (bugfix for PrimGen2, bugfix for TEXMAP)
Post: RE: RSS feed for new releases

Nils Schmidt Wrote: (2022-09-19, 19:56) -- There was an update script, but I don't support this anymore. The effort for this feature does not justify its benefits. You can subscribe to my RSS feed o...
Cam's Bricks Parts Author Tools 17 2,080 2022-09-20, 11:48
    Thread: Hogwarts Express 76405
Post: RE: Hogwarts Express 76405

Rene Rechthaler Wrote: (2022-09-07, 20:33) -- Has anyone started with the Hogwarts Express? I started with the digital base set but all stickers, prints and new parts are of course missing. Anyone ...
Cam's Bricks Part Requests 5 969 2022-09-08, 12:54
    Thread: Using LPub3D with Ubuntu
Post: RE: Using LPub3D with Ubuntu

Manfred Schaefer Wrote: (2022-08-17, 17:43) -- Hello, thanks for the answer, however in both cases it is just the installation of LPub3D. LPub3D already contains routines to render the images. Si...
Cam's Bricks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 3 727 2022-08-17, 17:55
    Thread: Using LPub3D with Ubuntu
Post: RE: Using LPub3D with Ubuntu

Manfred Schaefer Wrote: (2022-08-12, 17:14) -- I have tried to install LPub3D in Ubuntu 22.04. The Version of LPub3D is 2.4.4.0.2671 For this I used the following command: sudo snap install...
Cam's Bricks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 3 727 2022-08-17, 16:18
    Thread: Interesting use of Ldraw
Post: RE: Interesting use of Ldraw

Unfortunately that is BrickLink Studio's instruction renderer. The animation tool is likely blender.
Cam's Bricks Rendering Techniques 1 599 2022-08-08, 12:00
    Thread: PLI randomly not visualized
Post: RE: PLI randomly not visualized

Manarin Wrote: (2022-07-15, 9:32) -- It's on the official parts, I didn't check on unofficial or custom parts. It's on LPub 3D. First on v2.3.12 and then on v.2.4.4. -- I ran into this the other...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 3 793 2022-07-15, 10:55
    Thread: PLI randomly not visualized
Post: RE: PLI randomly not visualized

Is this for official parts, unofficial parts, or other custom parts?  Is this for LPub which has been out of development for some time or is this for LPub3D which is mostly maintained?
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 3 793 2022-07-14, 4:25
    Thread: 1.8.60 Released (!LPE CONST expressions)
Post: RE: 1.8.60 Released (!LPE CONST expressions)

Wow this is really cool! I really like the quick fix concept because at the end of the day I can make a template file, change the constants, then save as the new iteration.  It would be cool to see t...
Cam's Bricks Parts Author Tools 14 4,864 2022-07-10, 16:55
    Thread: Variables in LDraw files
Post: RE: Variables in LDraw files

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2022-07-06, 17:14) -- Here's the link to my POV-Ray macros for bricks, plates, tiles, and Technic bricks. https://github.com/billthefish/LDrawPOV/blob/master/LPov/macros.inc (...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 17 2,515 2022-07-07, 11:46
    Thread: Variables in LDraw files
Post: RE: Variables in LDraw files

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2022-07-06, 17:17) -- You may want to try to track this... https://news.lugnet.com/cad/?n=13657 -- This is very interesting. I dont know that a tool from 2006 would still ...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 17 2,515 2022-07-07, 11:45
    Thread: Variables in LDraw files
Post: RE: Variables in LDraw files

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2022-07-06, 21:10) -- You could (should?) do this using a new meta, especially since you would need to extend existing software in order to use it anyway. Something like: ...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 17 2,515 2022-07-07, 11:44
    Thread: Variables in LDraw files
Post: RE: Variables in LDraw files

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2022-07-06, 16:57) -- While this is a good idea, it would break backwards compatibility in a huge way. In my (long neglected) LPov project, I created a POV-Ray macro to prog...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 17 2,515 2022-07-06, 17:03
    Thread: How to build this?
Post: RE: How to build this?

the clip holding the rails is almost certainly a BrickArms Monopod in silver: https://www.brickmania.com/brickarms-monopod/ I think the build for the camera above is correct as well.
Cam's Bricks Off-Topic 2 1,139 2022-07-06, 16:52
    Thread: Variables in LDraw files
Post: RE: Variables in LDraw files

Max Murtazin Wrote: (2022-07-06, 15:20) -- I'm not sure how this can be useful, any examples? -- At a basic level something as simple as bricks and plates could be "automated" in this fashion.  You...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 17 2,515 2022-07-06, 16:43
    Thread: Variables in LDraw files
Post: Variables in LDraw files

I am pretty sure the answer is "no, no, not ever, no thanks, that is a terrible idea" BUT I wanted to ask if there is support for variables in the LDraw file format?  It would probably take support...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 17 2,515 2022-07-06, 12:31
    Thread: Is there any way to quickly and perfectly build a circle in LDCAD
Post: RE: Is there any way to quickly and perfectly buil...

Im not quite sure what your question is but since this is technique is outside the "standard" connections. If you have a brick built circle like your picture then calculating the of each joint is a ca...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 1 811 2022-06-21, 11:31
    Thread: 3rd party patterns
Post: RE: 3rd party patterns

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2022-06-17, 0:23) -- What our feeling about 3rd party patterns from places like Citizen Brick and EclipseGraphics? -- I cant remember if this sub-forum is open to all the fol...
Cam's Bricks Official File Specifications/Standards 1 1,223 2022-06-20, 13:48
    Thread: Primitive Reference
Post: RE: Primitive Reference

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2022-03-26, 17:56) -- The primitives reference needs to be updated. This is a manual process which I have little time to do. If someone knowledgeable wants to put together an u...
Cam's Bricks Help Wanted 3 3,744 2022-06-16, 11:46
    Thread: Studio parts editor, decals, connectivity...
Post: RE: Studio parts editor, decals, connectivity...

Lasse Deleuran Wrote: (2022-03-09, 18:04) -- *snip* This will unfortunately take a medium effort, and I want to make greater strides with the rounding errors in official primitives first, since that...
Cam's Bricks General LDraw.org Discussion 36 28,769 2022-06-15, 11:53