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    Thread: LPub3D 1.3.0 Released !
Post: Re: LPub3D 1.3.5: Feedback

Trevor Sandy Wrote: -- Hi Mattia, Many thanks for your kind words. This all started because I wanted to help my daughter describe her Mindstorms project. Mattia Zamboni Wrote: -- 1) The incomp...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw Editors and Viewers 150 136,520 2016-02-17, 10:52
    Thread: LPub3D 1.3.0 Released !
Post: Re: LPub3D 1.3.5: Feedback

Hi Jetro, I'm sorry ... you are right: I took a shortcut in my explanation. Yes, when I said LDGlite is producing lower quality images I should have said also different. Color shadows and gradient...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw Editors and Viewers 150 136,520 2016-02-10, 15:26
    Thread: LPub3D 1.3.0 Released !
Post: Re: LPub3D 1.3.5: Feedback

Yes guys, you are right. It took me several time to figure all out a couple of years ago, so let me share what I found: LDview is a stand alone software which runs on its own configuration and para...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw Editors and Viewers 150 136,520 2016-02-10, 8:50
    Thread: LPub3D 1.3.0 Released !
Post: Re: LPub3D 1.3.5: Feedback

Jaco van der Molen Wrote: -- Mattia Zamboni Wrote: -- 3) in the menu which appears when right clicking on the main page the first top choice now is "Change page background". I personally preferred i...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw Editors and Viewers 150 136,520 2016-02-08, 17:09
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Hi Philippe, thanks for pointing out this to me. Olivier was kind enough to send me a note about his work and a link to this thread. I will make sure to include these parts in my next update. ...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2016-02-07, 17:51
    Thread: LPub3D 1.3.0 Released !
Post: LPub3D 1.3.5: Feedback

Hi Trevor, I'm a heavy user of your lPub3D and I would like to thank you a lot for it and for all the great improvements you are bringing to it. At the same I apologize for not providing you feedba...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw Editors and Viewers 150 136,520 2016-02-07, 15:59
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Hi Rolf, this is really great news and as a first result it looks very promising! Thanks for your efforts on this. I can understand that special handling and even algorithms for different parts mi...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-11-03, 16:28
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Hi Rolf and everyone, thanks for all the great work and for the inputs: here is my take on all this Ldraw.xml thing: This file will most likely always need to be edited and updated manually. For...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-10-14, 22:23
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Hi Rolf, sorry for the belated reply: I just noticed your answer. Your plan sounds great to me, and I am really glad you are working on implementing the support for .lxf ver5! If your software ...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-10-10, 20:44
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Thanks Rolf for your input. Personally if a part doesn't exist I would still like to see it converted in a either non official or non existing Ldraw part because: 1) it might be available at som...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-09-30, 21:52
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Hi Jarema, thank you for helping out with the Ldraw.xml file! I personally would experiment what happen to that part's conversion with and without entry to determine how to proceed, but probably R...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-09-30, 21:14
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Hi Rolf, thanks for your comments. As mentioned on my page my file has been based on the beta version found on the gallaghersart.com I tried to understand how the file works and started to gradua...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-09-28, 20:28
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

@ Philippe, I do understand your idea and I think generally speaking it would work. What unfortunately I think turns the whole thing into a nightmare is that there are corresponding parts which in...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-09-28, 19:42
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Re: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Hi Willy, your proposal makes sense to me: any idea where to place it on Ldraw.org? I was in fact planning even a tutorial on how to come up with correct parts conversions, but since don't conside...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-09-28, 16:32
    Thread: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml
Post: Freshly updated Ldraw.xml

Conversion LDDLDraw Hi everyone, I would like to inform you all that at the following link you will be able to find the Ldraw.xml file updated on a regular basis, as soon as new conversions are ...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 34 40,663 2015-09-28, 6:53
    Thread: Find out what parts in LDD convert tot LDraw
Post: Re: Find out what parts in LDD convert tot LDraw

Hi Jaco, just to let you know that I successfully got your first part submission and I fixed it: thank you. I added a second one as well. I decided to add a log on the download page to show the la...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 27 26,792 2015-09-24, 19:43
    Thread: Find out what parts in LDD convert tot LDraw
Post: Re: Find out what parts in LDD convert tot LDraw

Hi Jaco, first I do apologize for my belated reply. The solution you are proposing is definitely an option, however I am personally thinking that in order to keep things clean it would be better i...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 27 26,792 2015-09-23, 20:07
    Thread: Find out what parts in LDD convert tot LDraw
Post: Re: Find out what parts in LDD convert tot LDraw

Hi Jaco, I started from the same file as you while ago and I fixed several parts, unfortunately I'm not sure how many exactly since after a while I forgot to keep track, but at least a dozen I woul...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw File Processing and Conversion 27 26,792 2015-09-14, 22:13
    Thread: LPub3DViewer
Post: Re: LPub3DViewer

Hi Trevor, Congratulation for LPub3D which I will surely be more than glad to test asap! I will make sure to provide you feedback. Thank you for considering my suggestion of adding more BOM sortin...
Mattia Zamboni LDraw Editors and Viewers 28 22,009 2015-07-12, 6:49
    Thread: New Parts for LGEO Library
Post: Re: New Parts for LGEO Library

Hi Darats, thanks for your hint. I am obviously missing something here and I apologize in advance for my ignorance. From my understading Poseray offers me the option to import only Povray (.inc) mes...
Mattia Zamboni Rendering Techniques 251 302,925 2015-07-07, 9:08