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    Thread: Animation puzzle
Post: Animation puzzle

I'm using LDCad 1.6d, working on an animation, and have a baffling problem.  I can recreate the problem using Roland's original basic animation demo on YouTube: I create the model and copy his LU...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 1 455 2021-03-15, 0:15
    Thread: LDCad help combining animation movements
Post: RE: LDCad help combining animation movements

Roland, Appreciate the help.  I'll try to figure out the 8860 code by looking at the "actors" and hopefully my example will have only three actors and each will have a simple motion to describe. ...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 3 2,191 2020-01-02, 23:37
    Thread: LDCad help combining animation movements
Post: LDCad help combining animation movements

I made a simple mechanism demonstrating some Technic capabilities.  I'd like to use it in a workshop at a Bricks By The Bay convention next summer. Animations make good advertisements for showing p...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 3 2,191 2020-01-02, 20:39
    Thread: Continuous Variable Displacement Compressor
Post: RE: Continuous Variable Displacement Compressor

Joscha Wrote: (2019-02-23, 23:14) -- Hi there After some time again I finally managed to release a video of my compressor. Here it is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsH1Px7-qBA Enjoy Jo...
Walt White MOCs (My Own Creations) 1 2,181 2019-02-24, 5:57
    Thread: Showcase models?
Post: RE: Showcase models?

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2018-09-12, 19:55) -- Michael Horvath Wrote: (2018-09-12, 19:48) -- What formats do they support? Can I just upload an LDR file? -- I think you can use any format as they ar...
Walt White MOCs (My Own Creations) 4 7,469 2018-09-12, 20:24
    Thread: Showcase models?
Post: RE: Showcase models?

Michael Horvath Wrote: (2018-09-11, 3:06) -- Besides MOC Pages, is there anywhere I can showcase/organize my models that will also allow me to upload the models' MPD files? MOC Pages works but the qu...
Walt White MOCs (My Own Creations) 4 7,469 2018-09-12, 17:37
    Thread: Can you recommend a good CAD program?
Post: RE: Can you recommend a good CAD program?

ameerjaiswal Wrote: (2018-08-15, 11:52) -- Hi, I am a huge fan of the newer studless design, but I find it quite hard to build with it because it takes many iterations. That's why I am currently sea...
Walt White General LDraw.org Discussion 7 8,820 2018-08-17, 5:07
    Thread: Small OpenGL survey for my LDCad 2.0 plans
Post: RE: Small OpenGL survey for my LDCad 2.0 plans

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2017-10-05, 18:34) -- Thanks, So far 4.x seems much more available then I expected. Walt White Wrote: (2017-10-04, 22:12) -- 1.1.0 on desktop Windows PC that is five...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 16 14,443 2017-10-06, 19:29
    Thread: Small OpenGL survey for my LDCad 2.0 plans
Post: RE: Small OpenGL survey for my LDCad 2.0 plans

1.1.0 on desktop Windows PC that is five years old and will probably be replaced within the next 18 months.  LDCad could thus become a great incentive to upgrade sooner! 4.4.0 on Asus laptop that i...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 16 14,443 2017-10-04, 22:12
    Thread: LPUB3D - Fade steps and Callouts
Post: RE: LPUB3D - Fade steps and Callouts

I haven't experimented with callouts yet, but I have seen the need to use Tools ---> Reset Cache whenever I navigate backwards using fade steps. Walt
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 1 3,580 2017-05-05, 15:03
    Thread: LPUB3D problems
Post: RE: LPUB3D problems

David Manley Wrote: (2017-02-03, 6:18) -- Walt White Wrote: (2017-01-11, 0:19) -- Thanks for investigating this puzzle. My Path to the LDraw Root Directory was: C:\Program Files (x86)\LDraw I trie...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 21 22,934 2017-02-03, 16:59
    Thread: LPub3D 2.0 Released
Post: RE: LPub3D 2.0 Released

Using the POV-Ray rendering in version 2.0.19 is _very_ slow generating the image for a Panel 1 x 2 x 2 - Hollow Studs — BrickLink part 4864b in color 47 trans clear.  It's OK; I have time; it's possi...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 206 332,506 2017-01-16, 19:06
    Thread: How to use LEGO EV3 Core and Expanded Set with LDCad
Post: RE: How to use LEGO EV3 Core and Expanded Set with...

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2017-01-12, 0:34) -- Walt White Wrote: (2017-01-08, 22:53) -- To All, My apologies for not paying attention to this Forum.  I got involved in day-to-day classroom activitie...
Walt White General LDraw.org Discussion 9 16,083 2017-01-12, 17:45
    Thread: LPUB3D problems
Post: RE: LPUB3D problems

David Manley Wrote: (2017-01-09, 23:59) -- Walt White Wrote: (2017-01-08, 21:56) -- Last two files should be attached -- Hi Walt, I downloaded your sample file OneSinglePiece.ldr and ran LPub3D...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 21 22,934 2017-01-11, 0:19
    Thread: How to use LEGO EV3 Core and Expanded Set with LDCad
Post: RE: How to use LEGO EV3 Core and Expanded Set with...

To All, My apologies for not paying attention to this Forum.  I got involved in day-to-day classroom activities and should have checked back.  I'm sorry. I also lost the ability to host static f...
Walt White General LDraw.org Discussion 9 16,083 2017-01-08, 22:53
    Thread: LPUB3D problems
Post: RE: LPUB3D problems

Walt White Wrote: (2017-01-08, 21:54) -- Hi, I have the same problem Knud experienced.  Using POV for rendering in LPub3D 2.0.19 generates the same "Failed to set render options" error message he ...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 21 22,934 2017-01-08, 21:56
    Thread: LPUB3D problems
Post: RE: LPUB3D problems

Hi, I have the same problem Knud experienced.  Using POV for rendering in LPub3D 2.0.19 generates the same "Failed to set render options" error message he reported, when asked to render an LDR file...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 21 22,934 2017-01-08, 21:54
    Thread: For Beginners: LDCad 1.5 Part Bins for EV3 Education 45544-1
Post: RE: For Beginners: LDCad 1.5 Part Bins for EV3 Edu...

Owen Dive Wrote: (2016-08-15, 7:27) -- Right, but my point was that if you wanted to use more than 6 different categories, you can. You can add another whole part bin window, which gives you six more...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 23,945 2016-08-17, 3:22
    Thread: For Beginners: LDCad 1.5 Part Bins for EV3 Education 45544-1
Post: RE: For Beginners: LDCad 1.5 Part Bins for EV3 Edu...

Owen Dive Wrote: (2016-08-12, 23:47) -- Hi Walt. I can't see the screenshots, so I can't be sure exactly what your setup is, but from your text it sounds like you're only using one part bin. It's ...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 23,945 2016-08-15, 3:08
    Thread: For Beginners: LDCad 1.5 Part Bins for EV3 Education 45544-1
Post: RE: For Beginners: LDCad 1.5 Part Bins for EV3 Edu...

For Beginners: LDCad 1.5 Part Bins for EV3 Education 45544-1, Epilog Having the part bins set up made the learning curve for LDCad a lot easier.  I then figured out how to use LPub3D.1.3.4 to gener...
Walt White LDraw Editors and Viewers 17 23,945 2016-08-11, 19:18