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    Thread: LPub3D 2.1
Post: LPub3D 2.1

UPDATE:  I've been working with Trevor this weekend, and he has a release coming which has addressed all the issues I encountered with the initial release of version 2.1.  It should be available short...
Kevin LDraw File Processing and Conversion 18 20,038 2018-02-16, 0:45
    Thread: Errors LDView
Post: RE: Errors LDView

jkorten Wrote: (2017-12-12, 21:31) -- Thanks for the help, i can now open it in ldview without errors. But now i want to open it in ldpub3d to make a good manual, but it does not work. Anyone, any ...
Kevin LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 11,254 2017-12-25, 23:57
    Thread: Small OpenGL survey for my LDCad 2.0 plans
Post: RE: Small OpenGL survey for my LDCad 2.0 plans

3.3 here, with no graphics driver update available.  I'll probably be replacing this computer in the new future, however.
Kevin LDraw Editors and Viewers 16 14,443 2017-10-05, 4:37
    Thread: LDCad 1.6 (win+linux)
Post: RE: LDCad 1.6 (win+linux)

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2017-09-06, 16:21) -- Kevin Wrote: (2017-09-06, 13:01) -- Any ideas? -- Ether it can't load the primitives or they are using wrong winding. The top of your dat states it...
Kevin LDraw Editors and Viewers 42 52,033 2017-09-07, 1:35
    Thread: LDCad 1.6 (win+linux)
Post: RE: LDCad 1.6 (win+linux)

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2017-09-06, 17:57) -- According to the MLCad screenshot, part seems done as a mpd file. Are mpd supported for parts? -- It's an mpd file because it contains the full model ...
Kevin LDraw Editors and Viewers 42 52,033 2017-09-06, 23:05
    Thread: LDCad 1.6 (win+linux)
Post: RE: LDCad 1.6 (win+linux)

I'm running into a problem in LDCad that I'm hoping someone can help me with.  Custom parts that I define are not picking up the LDraw primitives like 4-4ring and 4-4disc or my own primitives coded wi...
Kevin LDraw Editors and Viewers 42 52,033 2017-09-06, 13:01
    Thread: LGEO and part 32293
Post: RE: LGEO and part 32293

I figured it out.  It has nothing to do with the link--the problem is with the definition of the towball.  I edited my lg_2736.inc to fix the size and placement of the sphere, and that fixed the probl...
Kevin Rendering Techniques 1 4,192 2017-08-17, 5:18
    Thread: LGEO and part 32293
Post: LGEO and part 32293

I'm having a problem when rendering part 32293 (Technic Steering Link 1x9) from LPub3D in POV-Ray with LGEO enabled.  When using LGEO, the part is shifted downward 2 LDUs, causing an overlap with the ...
Kevin Rendering Techniques 1 4,192 2017-08-17, 3:31
    Thread: Color Parsing problem
Post: RE: Color Parsing problem

Jarema Wrote: (2017-07-24, 7:46) -- Hi, again. When Try parsing 3626bps5.dat my program stop work on this line:  Quote: -- 4 0x2995220 1.85 7.17 -12.632 1.37 7.41 -12.728 2.33 8.34 -12.537 2.7...
Kevin LDraw File Processing and Conversion 3 4,532 2017-07-24, 8:13
    Thread: LPub3D 2.0.5 - Can't get fading to work with BUFEXCHG
Post: RE: LPub3D 2.0.5 - Can't get fading to work with B...

David, If you could attach your entire file, I'll be happy to try to help you.  There seems to be something else going on--I don't think the liftarm in the previous step should be faded when attach...
Kevin LDraw File Processing and Conversion 9 13,744 2017-07-23, 13:46
    Thread: LPub3D substitute submodel in assembly
Post: RE: LPub3D substitute submodel in assembly

I think I did something like this in the instructions I created for Jason Allemann's Hoberman Sphere (pages 9-12):   http://jkbrickworks.com/hoberman-sphere-stand-instructions/#5971 I don't thin...
Kevin LDraw File Processing and Conversion 8 9,338 2017-07-03, 9:11
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

I have given up trying to get Google Docs to allow everybody--including anonymous users--to run the bound scripts attached to the sheet container.  Consequently, I have ported the code to a Google Clo...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-20, 13:54
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2017-06-14, 21:04) -- I can't get it running. All I get is an error message: An error occured in the script ButtonClick -- Apparently I need to understand how to authorize b...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-15, 1:24
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

I have added support for Inner and Outer torus sections to my LDraw Torus Generator on Google Docs: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YK_fLPcPUcFi4YyEvcpIGoGgKa5ZGK8jSwZVxhpZndo/ Also, ins...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-14, 16:44
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: Google Docs port complete

I have completed porting the Excel sheet and code to Google Docs.  It's still in the same location:   https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1YK_fLPcPUcFi4YyEvcpIGoGgKa5ZGK8jSwZVxhpZndo/ Google Docs...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-11, 15:34
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2017-06-10, 16:14) -- Yes it works! Possible improvements: - display a warning if the number of section is incompatible with naming scheme (eg. a 5 sections torus). - Give t...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-10, 17:36
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2017-06-09, 14:46) -- Seems to work fine, the condlines look good. On my oooold Excel 2000 I had to comment out the cell tinting functions that seem to be unsupported, and I ...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-10, 3:11
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2017-06-09, 15:12) -- Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2017-06-09, 14:46) -- Seems to work fine, the condlines look good. On my oooold Excel 2000 I had to comment out the cell tintin...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-09, 16:35
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2017-06-09, 14:46) -- Seems to work fine, the condlines look good. On my oooold Excel 2000 I had to comment out the cell tinting functions that seem to be unsupported, and I ...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-09, 14:59
    Thread: LDraw Torus Generator
Post: RE: LDraw Torus Generator

I have updated my spreadsheet to generate multiple segments with the correct conditional lines.  It's all in VBA right now, so I won't be able to upload it to Google Docs until I convert the VBA to GA...
Kevin Parts Author Tools 37 35,062 2017-06-09, 13:59