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    Thread: Sort parts by position?
Post: RE: Sort parts by position?

Michael Horvath Wrote: (2020-02-03, 23:36) -- That's a good suggestion. But is it possible for spaces to exist in an LDR file that aren't delimiters? Inline POV statements could mess things up too. -...
Martin James LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 3,526 2020-02-04, 8:37
    Thread: Sort parts by position?
Post: RE: Sort parts by position?

Michael Horvath Wrote: (2020-02-03, 0:09) -- Is there a tool that can sort or group parts based on their position coordinates? Thanks. -- Not sure what you're trying to achieve, but the simple-minded...
Martin James LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 3,526 2020-02-03, 8:31
    Thread: POV-Ray error
Post: RE: POV-Ray error

Out of curiosity I had a look at the pyldraw package (because I'd never heard of it before). I presume the authors generated that car.pov file themselves and it does, indeed, contain 3 coding errors. ...
Martin James Rendering Techniques 6 3,826 2019-10-21, 10:11
    Thread: AWESOME LDraw — a curated list of useful LDraw resources
Post: RE: AWESOME LDraw — a curated list of useful LDraw...

Wow! Consider youself well and truly bookmarked :)  -- Martin James
Martin James General LDraw.org Discussion 7 4,030 2019-09-28, 9:05
    Thread: models from 60’s, 70’s and 80’s
Post: RE: models from 60’s, 70’s and 80’s

paulo Wrote: (2017-07-20, 20:19) -- ... did anyone tried to start to build and organize these models in .ldr files?... -- No, but you've given me an idea :idea: I guess my nostalgia goes back fu...
Martin James Official Models 2 5,376 2017-07-22, 11:18
    Thread: LPub3D L3P EOL [Poll]
Post: RE: LPub3D L3P EOL [Poll]

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2017-02-25, 5:31) -- Martin James Wrote: (2017-02-23, 10:40) -- Top of my wish list has always been a version of LDView that can generate a POV export with all (well most of) th...
Martin James LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 8,917 2017-02-26, 13:24
    Thread: LPub3D L3P EOL [Poll]
Post: RE: LPub3D L3P EOL [Poll]

Top of my wish list has always been a version of LDView that can generate a POV export with all (well most of) the level of control that L3P offers, in particular: setting up multiple lights setting...
Martin James LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 8,917 2017-02-23, 10:40
    Thread: feeling lost in the forums / reading difficulty
Post: RE: feeling lost in the forums / reading difficult...

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2016-11-22, 16:16) -- The link to that list is right up top on every page: "View Unread Posts" -- Indeed it is -- but you have to be in a forum page before you can use it, wh...
Martin James Website Suggestions/Requests/Discussion 9 10,160 2016-11-22, 18:41
    Thread: feeling lost in the forums / reading difficulty
Post: RE: feeling lost in the forums / reading difficult...

I don't know if it helps, but I use this as the starting link: http://forums.ldraw.org/search.php?action=unreads (http://forums.ldraw.org/search.php?action=unreads). It took a little digging around th...
Martin James Website Suggestions/Requests/Discussion 9 10,160 2016-11-22, 8:29
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now available
Post: Re: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now availab...

Willy Tschager Wrote: -- a beta where POVRay 3.6 has been substituted with 3.7 can be found here... ...I would appreciate if you could do some testing before I replace the Version 1. -- Tested on ...
Martin James LDraw.org Announcements 16 14,256 2014-02-15, 13:01
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now available
Post: Re: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now availab...

Willy Tschager Wrote: -- I need to know where the 3.7 installer puts the povrayay.ini and pvengine.ini files on a XP machine. -- Under "My Documents", in C:\Documents and Settings\[user]\My Documen...
Martin James LDraw.org Announcements 16 14,256 2014-02-11, 8:30
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now available
Post: Re: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now availab...

Roland Melkert Wrote: -- I think he means the AIOI still uses 3.6, as described in this thread's top message. -- Indeed. It says "Kept Pov-Ray 3.6 though 3.7 has been officially released. There is ...
Martin James LDraw.org Announcements 16 14,256 2014-02-08, 12:59
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now available
Post: Re: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now availab...

Then the good news is it wasn't me :-) But that does raise an issue with the latest AIOI. Anybody installing it is going to come unstuck, since it bundles that new version of LGEO with POV-Ray 3.6....
Martin James LDraw.org Announcements 16 14,256 2014-02-07, 9:51
    Thread: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now available
Post: Re: LDraw All-In-One-Installer 2013-02 now availab...

I thought it was time I checked out the latest AIOI to see if anything has radically changed. (I support a load of users who do weird and wonderful things with LDraw. When new users come on board I li...
Martin James LDraw.org Announcements 16 14,256 2014-02-06, 20:31
    Thread: Really Big Colour Code: 117313504
Post: Re: Really Big Colour Code: 117313504

Some time ago I developed my own algorithm to generate edge colors, and applied it to all the colors in LDConfig. I like the results, but that's just a personal preference. Rather than basing a cal...
Martin James Help 20 20,916 2013-02-12, 8:51
    Thread: Scrolling within ML CAD parts in Windows 7
Post: Re: Scrolling within ML CAD parts in Windows 7

Ah -- that rings a bell, and that's a slightly different version of problem. René: is this, perhaps, the problem you have? If you click one one of the parts in the list, does the mouse wheel then star...
Martin James LDraw Editors and Viewers 11 10,872 2012-12-26, 20:59
    Thread: Scrolling within ML CAD parts in Windows 7
Post: Re: Scrolling within ML CAD parts in Windows 7

Michael Heidemann Wrote: -- It has nothing to do with Win7! I just checked here with WinXP and I could not get the same scrolling as you showed in the video! I have checked MLCad version 3.2 and 3.3...
Martin James LDraw Editors and Viewers 11 10,872 2012-12-26, 11:48
    Thread: The LDraw "Community"
Post: Re: The LDraw "Community"

Right, I've transcribed all the information into the Wiki. What it wants now, I guess, is the menu link from "Parts / Other Parts Libraries" rerouting to point at the new location. Although there's cu...
Martin James Website Suggestions/Requests/Discussion 13 8,838 2012-10-09, 19:02
    Thread: The LDraw "Community"
Post: Re: The LDraw "Community"

It's me again. Fell at the first hurdle, I'm afraid. Went to the wiki page, and discovered that the account I use for this forum is not the same as whatever account the wiki is expecting. So I foll...
Martin James Website Suggestions/Requests/Discussion 13 8,838 2012-10-02, 18:56
    Thread: The LDraw "Community"
Post: Re: The LDraw "Community"

Tim Gould Wrote: -- Given your enthusiasm, perhaps you would like to set it up? Tim -- Yes, I'll gladly take a shot at it. I don't know what bits of this site I can get access to -- presumably at ...
Martin James Website Suggestions/Requests/Discussion 13 8,838 2012-09-25, 19:08