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    Thread: LDView 4.4 Beta 5 test release
Post: RE: LDView 4.4 Beta 5 test release

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-29, 17:59) -- The P directory is missing from your LDraw directory, which means that it is corrupt and will not work. LDView requires the chosen LDraw directory to have b...
Manfred Schaefer LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 1,113 2021-06-29, 20:48
    Thread: LDView 4.4 Beta 5 test release
Post: RE: LDView 4.4 Beta 5 test release

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-28, 23:13) -- It wants the actual LDraw directory, which is the directory that contains the parts and p directories. This directory will usually be named ldraw (or LDraw ...
Manfred Schaefer LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 1,113 2021-06-29, 15:16
    Thread: LDView 4.4 Beta 5 test release
Post: RE: LDView 4.4 Beta 5 test release

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-06-05, 17:29) -- I have posted a test release for LDView 4.4 Beta 5 to GitHub: https://github.com/tcobbs/ldview/releases/tag/v4.4_Beta5 This release mainly contains bu...
Manfred Schaefer LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 1,113 2021-06-28, 19:41
    Thread: Is adding a Bricklink reference enough to republish a part
Post: RE: Is adding a Bricklink reference enough to repu...

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2021-06-21, 21:22) -- That's not what I'm saying at all. What I am saying is that header changes for already official parts can be fast tracked. This is something that we alrea...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 9 898 2021-06-22, 10:32
    Thread: Is adding a Bricklink reference enough to republish a part
Post: Is adding a Bricklink reference enough to republis...

I sent a DAT file of an existing part (minifig head) to the PTAdmin to upload this file to the Part Tracker. I just added a Bricklink reference. I received a message during the verification process t...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 9 898 2021-06-21, 16:47
    Thread: Jackhammer hold by both hands. How?
Post: RE: Jackhammer hold by both hands. How?

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2021-05-24, 16:50) -- I confirm that it is complex and maybe inaccurate... if only because none of the models (torso, arm, hand, jackhammer) are fully accurate! So imho a vis...
Manfred Schaefer General LDraw.org Discussion 3 673 2021-05-24, 17:36
    Thread: Jackhammer hold by both hands. How?
Post: Jackhammer hold by both hands. How?

Hello, I would like to give the Jackhammer (30228) to a mini figure in both hands. With the minifigure generator in MLCad, I can only put the jackhammer in one of the two hands and the adjustment so...
Manfred Schaefer General LDraw.org Discussion 3 673 2021-05-24, 14:26
    Thread: [Solved] Problems uploading to the Part Tracker
Post: RE: Complete torso shortcuts?

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2021-05-12, 8:21) -- Manfred, please ping the PT admin for the removal, otherwise they will stay on the PT forever. I neither think torso assembly are useful (beside one sta...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 10 1,349 2021-05-12, 10:26
    Thread: [Solved] Problems uploading to the Part Tracker
Post: RE: Complete torso shortcuts?

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-05-11, 22:49) -- I personally like to also have patterned torso shortcuts. But the shear number of combinations possible with 5 parts is huge, and many have expressed a ...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 10 1,349 2021-05-12, 8:10
    Thread: Better use of keyword !KEYWORDS
Post: RE: Better use of keyword !KEYWORDS

Manfred Schäfer Wrote: (2021-05-05, 19:59) -- Hello, I want propose a change to the file structure of the part files. This proposed change only applies to the files in the parts folder, the files in...
Manfred Schaefer Official File Specifications/Standards 6 641 2021-05-08, 16:15
    Thread: [Solved] Problems uploading to the Part Tracker
Post: RE: Problems uploading to the Part Tracker

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-05-06, 20:52) -- But what is it you are trying to upload?  A torso with included arms? We have agreed upon not creating that family of shortcuts. -- Hello, Yes, it...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 10 1,349 2021-05-07, 8:20
    Thread: [Solved] Problems uploading to the Part Tracker
Post: RE: Problems uploading to the Part Tracker

Gerald Lasser Wrote: (2021-05-06, 20:24) -- This simply means the name is available to be used. If the name would be in use, i.e. there is an unofficial file on the Parts Tracker, you need to tick...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 10 1,349 2021-05-07, 8:11
    Thread: Better use of keyword !KEYWORDS
Post: RE: Better use of keyword !KEYWORDS

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-05-06, 19:03) -- Given that this would break backwards compatibility, I don't see it ever happening. Each comma-separated phrase in the keywords list is a keyword. And keywo...
Manfred Schaefer Official File Specifications/Standards 6 641 2021-05-07, 8:07
    Thread: [Solved] Problems uploading to the Part Tracker
Post: [Solved] Problems uploading to the Part Tracker

Hello, I received the following error message while uploading files. First point, I use the letter ä in my real name. There seem to be difficulties here, presumably because of the character ...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 10 1,349 2021-05-06, 15:33
    Thread: Better use of keyword !KEYWORDS
Post: Better use of keyword !KEYWORDS

Hello, I want propose a change to the file structure of the part files. This proposed change only applies to the files in the parts folder, the files in the sub-folders, such as s, are not affected...
Manfred Schaefer Official File Specifications/Standards 6 641 2021-05-05, 19:59
    Thread: Parts made from several individual parts.
Post: RE: Parts made from several individual parts.

Jaco van der Molen Wrote: (2021-03-11, 21:25) -- In LPub3D you can substitute any part made of more parts with a submodel or shortcut part. In this case the control stick 4592c01.dat (if you use it ...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 13 2,531 2021-03-12, 12:13
    Thread: Parts made from several individual parts.
Post: RE: Parts made from several individual parts.

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-03-08, 16:40) -- Well, Since we already have 12 different coloured Duplo Car Base I think we could add 4 more "Hinge Control Stick and Base" We could make these: 73...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 13 2,531 2021-03-10, 9:43
    Thread: Parts made from several individual parts.
Post: RE: Parts made from several individual parts.

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-03-06, 13:52) -- Hold that thought. I don't think we want to have that. This shortcut is flawed and should be obsoleted. The position of the stick is incorrect. The hing...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 13 2,531 2021-03-07, 21:24
    Thread: Parts made from several individual parts.
Post: RE: Parts made from several individual parts.

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2021-03-04, 21:07) -- Generally, yes (if I understand your question correctly). Although you usually need to use the components separately in a model, it helps to have the complet...
Manfred Schaefer Parts Authoring 13 2,531 2021-03-06, 11:45
    Thread: Minifig Torso 973pb1849
Post: RE: Minifig Torso 973pb1849

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-03-05, 15:43) -- I have this figure. The colours are Black, DBGrey, Tan, Yellow and Metallic gold. -- Hello, I also have this minifig body. To check the colours, I...
Manfred Schaefer Part Requests 9 1,848 2021-03-06, 11:18