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    Thread: Can't Start LDPartEditor
Post: RE: Can't Start LDPartEditor

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2021-10-06, 1:50) -- It's definitely graphics related and having no GPU is prolly the issue. Whatever software OpenGL driver is on your machine doesn't seem to support some nee...
G.D. Grant Parts Author Tools 4 937 2021-10-06, 14:03
    Thread: Can't Start LDPartEditor
Post: Can't Start LDPartEditor

Greetings all. Can't start LDPartEditor... Here's the error log: Code: -- [LDPartEditor RELEASE ] Started on Tue Oct 05 12:58:34 EDT 2021 Unhandled event loop exception during blocked modal context. ...
G.D. Grant Parts Author Tools 4 937 2021-10-05, 20:49
    Thread: Use an External File as a Reference for a Subfile in LDCad?
Post: RE: Use an External File as a Reference for a Subf...

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2021-09-30, 23:28) -- Would the model remain external this way? I believe his intent is for the submodel to always be read from a library location on file open—in other words, to ...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 315 2021-10-01, 13:55
    Thread: Use an External File as a Reference for a Subfile in LDCad?
Post: RE: Use an External File as a Reference for a Subf...

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2021-09-30, 17:52) -- Adding to Magnus comment I think you are looking for using an external model inside another (like a mpd but using loose files). You can do that by load...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 315 2021-10-01, 13:53
  Question Thread: Use an External File as a Reference for a Subfile in LDCad?
Post: Use an External File as a Reference for a Subfile ...

I don't know if I can explain this clearly, so I'll try to be as detailed as possible... It is possible to create multiple subfiles for a given model, which are embedded in the main model file. I use ...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 315 2021-09-30, 16:42
    Thread: Stickers of set 75876
Post: RE: Stickers of set 75876

Massimo Maso Wrote: (2021-09-27, 23:54) -- Hello, does anyone have a better image of the sticker sheet of the 75876 set than the attached ones? -- There are excellent images of many sticker sheets...
G.D. Grant Parts Authoring 2 221 2021-09-28, 13:45
    Thread: Save CPU/GPU in LDCad when Editing Large Models?
Post: RE: Save CPU/GPU in LDCad when Editing Large Model...

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2021-09-27, 22:00) -- Judging from your story you are using a software OpenGL rendering platform. LDCad's rendering engine doesn't really use any fancy things effects wise so ...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 2 233 2021-09-28, 13:29
    Thread: Videogame programmer help
Post: RE: Videogame programmer help

Quote: -- QUESTION #1 - PARTS MISSING Ok, I find that LDD, Stud.Io and LDraw have a lot of parts, but when it comes on minifigures the three lack a lot, really a lot of parts that I have phisica...
G.D. Grant Help Wanted 2 1,163 2021-09-26, 22:27
    Thread: Save CPU/GPU in LDCad when Editing Large Models?
Post: Save CPU/GPU in LDCad when Editing Large Models?

Is there a way to make the rendering a little cheaper in LDCad to save a bit of graphics power? I know I'm not using official computer terms, so it might get a little confusing, but I just want to kno...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 2 233 2021-09-26, 21:52
    Thread: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in LDView
Post: RE: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in...

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-09-24, 19:30) -- Windows does not allow you to write to Program Files. You are trying to get LDView to create spaceman-head.png inside the LDView directory in Program Files....
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 401 2021-09-25, 14:41
    Thread: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in LDView
Post: RE: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in...

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-09-24, 16:37) -- The good news is that you can specify any arbitrary value using the -EdgeThickness=n command line option. The actual maximum will be clamped by your OpenGL ...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 401 2021-09-24, 18:11
    Thread: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in LDView
Post: RE: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in...

I just found the problem... Look at what a SMALLER SNAPSHOT outputs: https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/35e5/1y7hua9i2qf14419g.jpg?size_id=5 This is because the edge line thickness is not scaled alo...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 401 2021-09-24, 15:05
    Thread: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in LDView
Post: RE: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in...

Travis Cobbs Wrote: (2021-09-23, 23:35) -- I have no idea what you mean by "contour lines". LDView snapshots should look very similar to just taking a screen grab. They do have the added ability (wit...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 401 2021-09-24, 14:55
  Question Thread: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in LDView
Post: Exporting Contour Lines Along with Snapshot in LDV...

Even though I set LDView to display contour lines, I do not see these in the exported snapshots. Is this even possible in LDView? In my mind, the definition of "snapshot" meant something closer to a ...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 401 2021-09-23, 20:56
    Thread: Cannot Find my LDraw Library...
Post: RE: Cannot Find my LDraw Library...

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2021-09-23, 16:01) -- Have you asked at the Lost&Found counter? Seriously. If MLCad works properly go to: Settings -> General -> Change... The "LDraw base path" is in ...
G.D. Grant Help 2 315 2021-09-23, 18:39
    Thread: Cannot Find my LDraw Library...
Post: Cannot Find my LDraw Library...

Prepare to hear something ridiculous... I lost my LDraw library. Can't remember where I put it on my PC anymore. I remember doing a manual installation for some nerdy reason and, therefore, my parts...
G.D. Grant Help 2 315 2021-09-23, 13:46
    Thread: 15424 Cowboy Hat
Post: RE: 15424 Cowboy Hat

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-09-22, 22:10) -- Done! https://www.ldraw.org/library/unofficial/images/parts/15424.png https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?f=parts/15424.dat -- Thank you s...
G.D. Grant Part Requests 3 352 2021-09-23, 12:45
  Thumbs Up Thread: 15424 Cowboy Hat
Post: 15424 Cowboy Hat

Here's the link to the part on BrickLink: [url=https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?P=15424#T=C][/url]part 15424 https://img.bricklink.com/ItemImage/PN/2/15424.png There's also ...
G.D. Grant Part Requests 3 352 2021-09-22, 19:21
    Thread: Can't Export SVG Image from LDView Snapshot?
Post: RE: Can't Export SVG Image from LDView Snapshot?

Oh... Shouldn't have created a thread so fast... I see it is possible, but apparently the render is very poor (as I can see from the example renders) and it creates huge files that are barely even op...
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 1 156 2021-09-21, 14:31
  Question Thread: Can't Export SVG Image from LDView Snapshot?
Post: Can't Export SVG Image from LDView Snapshot?

Greetings all. Anyone know a way to export an LDraw model render to SVG format? Converting a raster image to a vector after rendering the model can lead to misinterpretations from the converter (e.g....
G.D. Grant LDraw Editors and Viewers 1 156 2021-09-21, 14:00