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    Thread: Minor changes to the Official Library Spec
Post: RE: Minor changes to the Official Library Spec

Thank you for your answers, Willy and esp. Magnus. I've read the linked thread as well ("heavy" for me...) and Magnus' detailed answer here helped me to understand the topic more. I know (and knew)...
Milan Vančura Official File Specifications/Standards 17 738 2021-07-29, 14:18
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: RE: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2021-07-14, 14:20) -- I started a discussion in the SteerCo section. w. -- Willy, what's the result, please? Or should I help anyhow? Or just wait? :) How can I know the ...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-24, 18:20
    Thread: Minor changes to the Official Library Spec
Post: RE: Minor changes to the Official Library Spec

Sorry for a greenhorn question: does this solve the issue when transparent part with sticker looks as with no sticker when viewed from the back?
Milan Vančura Official File Specifications/Standards 17 738 2021-07-24, 18:16
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: RE: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-07-15, 14:23) -- And when you write "rubber arrow" you mean a user bendable, flexible arrow? Could you please make an example image of such an arrow? -- Sure, this is ...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-15, 15:12
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: RE: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2021-07-14, 14:20) -- I started a discussion in the SteerCo section. w. -- Thank you. SteerCo section is not public, it seems, so I added more details to this thread - abo...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-15, 7:44
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: RE: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Just to make it clear: The rubber arrow definition is LDCAD specific but I want to add it's building parts into the library anyway so the LDCAD metadata file for rubber arrow may point to them (arr...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-15, 7:39
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: RE: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-07-13, 22:20) -- Why does your arrows have edges in colour 16? Thats not allowed. Why do you want 2D parts in a 3D environment? -- Hello Magnus. These "parts" are...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-14, 8:11
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: RE: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Thanks a lot for your help, Roland. Your version looks working better. I thought about i more and now I believe it would be useful to move the part origin to the arrow tip, for practical reasons, like...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-14, 7:58
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: RE: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2021-07-13, 12:07) -- Overall question is: Shouldn't we allow helper parts in the library so all progs can benefit? w. -- I agree but some files are prog specific (like th...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-13, 12:15
    Thread: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows
Post: Rubber arrow helper and more arrows

Hi. While preparing new instructions for one customer I found a rubber arrow helper really needed. So I created one and want to let anyone use it. I got an inspiration from the arrow helper thread...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 14 1,122 2021-07-13, 11:40
    Thread: Detail View
Post: RE: Detail View

David Lang Wrote: (2020-11-13, 9:52) -- How is it possible to make a detailed view of only an specific area of the whole model? -- AFAIK there is no direct way in LPub3D. I use these two methods: 1...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 1,655 2020-11-13, 12:04
    Thread: It is recommended that melkert should write a book
Post: RE: It is recommended that melkert should write a ...

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2020-09-17, 20:01) -- The manual on my site was suppose to be that 'book' but I kinda got stock at chapter 3 due to lack of time and the fact people don't seem to read it anywa...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 7 2,341 2020-09-18, 4:30
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Miguel Reizinho Wrote: (2020-06-19, 22:08) -- I would find very useful if, when you have a part selected, the information would still be displayed in the status bar. And that you could configure a ri...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 61,437 2020-06-21, 20:50
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2020-05-05, 19:27) -- You could, probably, do this now with a script. If I didn’t already have like 5 project plates spinning, I’d finally learn how to script in LDCad and elim...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 61,437 2020-05-08, 20:05
    Thread: SVG export from LDCAD?
Post: RE: SVG export from LDCAD?

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2020-02-28, 23:17) -- After enabling the feature, you didn't see EPS, SVG, and PDF as possible file types in the save dialog? Are you sure you spelled it right, and (on the comma...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 15 5,043 2020-02-29, 21:49
    Thread: SVG export from LDCAD?
Post: RE: SVG export from LDCAD?

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2020-02-26, 5:24) -- Note: nothing has really changed in the almost nine years that have passed since the above post, although computers have gotten faster. The following reply t...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 15 5,043 2020-02-28, 12:49
    Thread: SVG export from LDCAD?
Post: RE: SVG export from LDCAD?

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2020-02-26, 5:24) -- Two things. First of all, "LDCad" is the name of a specific program. It's unclear if you are asking for an SVG output feature to be added to that program, or...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 15 5,043 2020-02-26, 11:35
    Thread: SVG export from LDCAD?
Post: SVG export from LDCAD?

Hello. I often work on making graphics around LEGO activities (book covers, tickets... also prints on bricks etc.). For this purpose it would be very handy to be able to get SVG output from LDCAD. ...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 15 5,043 2020-02-25, 12:30
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2020-01-13, 20:41) -- So I'm thinking to do a 1.7 version instead with a couple of more things I wanted to do in 2.0. But that version is a looooooong way out. .... If anyone...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 61,437 2020-01-22, 12:54
    Thread: Bulk change headers in MPD
Post: RE: Bulk change headers in MPD

Jaco van der Molen Wrote: (2019-11-22, 11:39) -- What tool can help me change all headers of 200+ submodels in bulk? -- I believe some of advanced text editors would help. I'd choose 'vim', it's easy...
Milan Vančura LDraw Editors and Viewers 10 5,579 2019-11-24, 20:21