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    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: RE: Simplified boxes

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-14, 22:09) -- I don't. In my earlier post, I stated that the only changes to my file were the summary comments added to the end. When I re-ran with your update and Python...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-15, 5:09
    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: RE: Simplified boxes

If you have lines like this: Code: -- 1 14 0 -8 -110 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 -1 b\a3023.DAT -- with a "b\a" or "b\b" or "b\t" before the part name, then it is working. The file name should be prefixed wit...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-14, 21:58
    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: RE: Simplified boxes

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-13, 2:42) -- As I mentioned, it's the sample model from LDView. I guess I didn't mention which one, though: m6459.ldr. -- Oops! My mistake. I will test it. [ed] Try do...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-13, 15:43
    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: RE: Simplified boxes

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-13, 0:52) -- There's no real need. The only difference between the boxed model and the original was the addition of the boxing summary: Code: -- 0 // Boxed 3 parts (b\t...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-13, 1:23
    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: RE: Simplified boxes

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-12, 20:40) -- There are no errors. And the Python in current macOS Big Sur is 2.7.16. When I ran it on my m6459.ldr, it said it replaced 14 of 74 parts. However, while th...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-12, 23:58
    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: RE: Simplified boxes

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-12, 5:34) -- I tested, and it does appear that LDView is detecting the boxes as parts. So, my guess is that LDView spends more time traversing the parts in the model than...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-12, 20:29
    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: RE: Simplified boxes

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-12, 5:23) -- The Python version isn't working for me (in macOS). The EXE version seems to work after installing the box files. However, when run on LDView's m6459.ldr sam...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-12, 20:29
    Thread: Simplified boxes
Post: Simplified boxes

I have been using LDBoxer to reduce the polycount of my models. https://github.com/Jeremy1980/LDBoxer Can anyone explain why framerate is not improved when using them in for instance LDView? Tha...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 1,186 2021-06-12, 3:09
    Thread: Tool request: object scatter
Post: RE: Tool request: object scatter

Jaco van der Molen Wrote: (2021-06-11, 9:18) -- Looks great though. Makes me happy if there would be an LDraw tool that has this feature or embedded in LDCad for example. Not only for trees, but also...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 1,264 2021-06-11, 20:13
    Thread: Bad vertex sequence in BFC-enabled quad.
Post: RE: Bad vertex sequence in BFC-enabled quad.

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-11, 5:17) -- In addition to what Orion said, you can use the points in the order of "New Quad". However, you can't just copy and paste, because you have to remove the ang...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 3 410 2021-06-11, 20:11
    Thread: Bad vertex sequence in BFC-enabled quad.
Post: Bad vertex sequence in BFC-enabled quad.

How do I fix a file with errors like this? Do I simply copy and paste 'New Quad' over 'Original Quad' in the part file? Error: Bad vertex sequence in BFC-enabled quad. File: a6039.dat Line #52:...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 3 410 2021-06-11, 4:23
    Thread: Snapshot and piping errors
Post: RE: Snapshot and piping errors

I am now having a different problem: After successfully executing LDView.com a certain number of times, I start getting "Access denied" errors. After a few more repetitions, LDView.com disappears fr...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 540 2021-06-11, 1:54
    Thread: Snapshot and piping errors
Post: RE: Snapshot and piping errors

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-10, 6:18) -- Thanks. I had totally forgotten about implementing that message box. A couple of things: If you use LDView.com (which hopefully works correctly in the fix...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 540 2021-06-10, 18:40
    Thread: BFC and LDView
Post: RE: BFC and LDView

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-10, 17:09) -- The BFC CERTIFY line must be before any geometry line in the file. As far as I know, that's the only requirement for it. Line types 1-5 all count as geometr...
Michael Horvath Parts Authoring 6 331 2021-06-10, 18:39
    Thread: Snapshot and piping errors
Post: RE: Snapshot and piping errors

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-10, 1:38) -- Can you send me one of your files that generates the popup? I don't think it's supposed to do that. Having said that, you might also try using LDView.com, al...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 540 2021-06-10, 3:56
    Thread: BFC and LDView
Post: RE: BFC and LDView

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-10, 3:26) -- In LDView, in order for BFC to activate, a file must be identified as being a part (via a header comment or due to the fact that it is in one of the LDraw pa...
Michael Horvath Parts Authoring 6 331 2021-06-10, 3:55
    Thread: Snapshot and piping errors
Post: RE: Snapshot and piping errors

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-10, 1:38) -- Can you send me one of your files that generates the popup? I don't think it's supposed to do that. Having said that, you might also try using LDView.com, al...
Michael Horvath LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 540 2021-06-10, 2:35
    Thread: BFC and LDView
Post: RE: BFC and LDView

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-10, 1:39) -- Parts should be (mostly) all green. Any red is a sign of a BFC error. Any blue is geometry that is not considered by LDView to be BFC-capable. (This geometry...
Michael Horvath Parts Authoring 6 331 2021-06-10, 2:19
    Thread: Lego Art
Post: RE: Lego Art

Marc Giraudet Wrote: (2021-06-05, 12:14) -- Finished before sunday, as usual. File OMR compliant, unofficial parts embedded. Known issue : None but 10240 dots to check... -- You should ad...
Michael Horvath Official Models 9 4,046 2021-06-09, 22:46
    Thread: Official precision?
Post: RE: Official precision?

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2021-06-05, 2:52) -- I would say 3 points best for rotation matrices in model files. -- I have been using 6 points for everything to be safe.
Michael Horvath Official File Specifications/Standards 4 411 2021-06-09, 22:43