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    Thread: Help with scaling a part size.
Post: RE: Help with scaling a part size.

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2019-11-20, 10:44) -- Since you followed this tutorial I guess you use LDPE... so it is simple: - Calculate your scaling factor - reset orientation and origin of manipulato...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Authoring 2 1,671 2019-11-20, 20:54
    Thread: Help with scaling a part size.
Post: Help with scaling a part size.

Looking for help on how to scale a parts size. I've created a sticker using this https://wiki.ldraw.org/wiki/Stickers:_making_a_random_shape_one (https://wiki.ldraw.org/wiki/Stickers:_making_a_rand...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Authoring 2 1,671 2019-11-20, 1:37
    Thread: LDraw - Part "Behaviour" Descriptions and Conditions
Post: LDraw - Part "Behaviour" Descriptions and Conditio...

Looking around the forum at other posts and threads discussing improvements to the LDraw file standards etc made me start thinking about individual part behaviours. Some of these have been discusse...
ShireBrickz.com Official File Specifications/Standards 2 1,931 2019-11-06, 20:28
    Thread: minifigure head 3626cpb1314 missing?
Post: RE: minifigure head 3626cpb1314 missing?

Gerald Lasser Wrote: (2019-10-23, 6:30) --  The head is available as 3626cp70. Most heads have their BL-ID in the !KEYWORD tags. To search for its DAT file, it's the best to use the Parts Tracer s...
ShireBrickz.com Part Requests 3 2,153 2019-10-23, 21:42
    Thread: minifigure head 3626cpb1314 missing?
Post: minifigure head 3626cpb1314 missing?

Hi Team, I’m wishing to customise head 3626cpb1314. I chose this specific head as my starting point as it “was” available in Stud.io2. I’ve looked for it’s .dat file in every LDraw library and Studio...
ShireBrickz.com Part Requests 3 2,153 2019-10-23, 6:03
    Thread: 2340p030 - Help - Primitives breaking in Blender import
Post: RE: 2340p030 - Help - Primitives breaking in Blend...

[attachment=4079 Wrote: -- Ulrich Röder pid='34147' dateline='1569935437'] Hello Adam; Welcome to LDraw! You did not use the sub-part 2340s01.dat in your code. May be, this could solve your...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Authoring 4 2,136 2019-10-05, 12:50
    Thread: 2340p030 - Help - Primitives breaking in Blender import
Post: RE: 2340p030 - Help - Primitives breaking in Blend...

Eugen Wrote: (2019-09-30, 23:42) -- Please, define Blender add-on you use? «ImportLDraw» (recommended) - https://github.com/TobyLobster/ImportLDraw «blender-ldraw» - https://github.com/impiaaa/blen...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Authoring 4 2,136 2019-10-01, 2:05
    Thread: 2340p030 - Help - Primitives breaking in Blender import
Post: 2340p030 - Help - Primitives breaking in Blender i...

Hi Team, I've created Tail 2340p030 but the surfaces seem to lose their relationships (?) when imported to Blender using the LDR import plugin. The part was created using LDPE to create left and...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Authoring 4 2,136 2019-09-30, 22:44
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: RE: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2019-09-18, 7:04) -- Looks like you didn't remove the surface substituted by the pattern from 59349. w. -- Thanks Willy. Could you expand a little on how I do that and wh...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-18, 7:29
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: RE: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

I forgot to include the .dat file for you to look at if that helps. Attached.
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-18, 4:29
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: RE: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

Final screenshots and how the pattern appears in Stud.io showing the triangulation patterns.
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-17, 22:55
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: RE: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2019-09-17, 19:51) -- Could you please add a copy of the code? It's very hard to see/understand what you want to do from only a rendering. -- I'll try. My rendering is ...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-17, 22:48
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: RE: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

So I managed to create a template (i think). This is the end result as rendered in Stud.io.  The design seems to be not the black selected in LDPC and it also seems to show the triangles created i...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-17, 13:54
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: RE: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

AdamM Wrote: (2019-09-11, 20:12) -- Thanks Gerald, That's great help, I'm about to spend some time working my way through it. Any patterns I design are usually custom ones for my own MOC's although...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-11, 22:18
    Thread: Help requests?
Post: Help requests?

It appears to have been 12 months since the last post in this forum so I thought I would bump one up. Are there any things needing help for the running, maintenance or development of the LDraw grou...
ShireBrickz.com Help Wanted 1 3,681 2019-09-11, 20:30
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: RE: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

Gerald Lasser Wrote: (2019-09-11, 5:57) -- Hi Adam, To generate your own templates, I generally use the following steps: Open the part in LDPE (Part Editor) Select the surface(s) you want to h...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-11, 20:12
    Thread: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation
Post: LD Pattern Creator Help - Template creation

Hi LD community. I’m after some help with either understanding the process of importing .dat files into LD Pattern Creator, or creating additional templates. I’ve used the software for a while now a...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 13 6,216 2019-09-10, 22:52
    Thread: [LDPatternCreator] User Guide / Tutorial or help - Creating Templates
Post: [LDPatternCreator] User Guide / Tutorial or help -...

Hi LDPC Team and crew. Just wondering if there is any user guides or tutorials on creating templates or importing .DAT data to create patterns onto Pieces not in the supplied template list.  I hav...
ShireBrickz.com Parts Author Tools 3 5,621 2018-06-14, 11:05
    Thread: Animated Rotation of Model
Post: RE: Animated Rotation of Model

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2018-03-22, 6:04) -- AdamM Wrote: (2018-03-22, 4:03) -- As a newbie to this forum and LDraw/Cad etc, this is exactly what I'm interested in achieving. How do i actually impleme...
ShireBrickz.com Rendering Techniques 17 34,158 2018-03-24, 5:14
    Thread: Cloth Minifigure Skirt #16816 and #99257
Post: Cloth Minifigure Skirt #16816 and #99257

Has anyone created either of these parts? Cloth Minifigure Skirt #16816 and #99257 Having trouble finding in the library. Trying to find a dat file for either of these to create a custom patt...
ShireBrickz.com Part Requests 0 2,407 2018-03-24, 2:09