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    Thread: Part Connectivity
Post: RE: Part Connectivity

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2021-08-03, 22:01) -- Yes just move all the sub parts around until the desired part center is at 0,0,0 But you will need a 'real' LDraw part editor as LDCad only allows edit...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 5 712 2021-08-05, 17:55
    Thread: Part Connectivity
Post: RE: Part Connectivity

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2021-08-01, 19:41) -- I'm not familiar with how studio defines that information, but if it's human readable you might be able to at least copy the coordinates of special locati...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 5 712 2021-08-02, 15:57
    Thread: Part Connectivity
Post: Part Connectivity

Just wondering... I have some custom part files and I have added connectivity and conflict information in Stud.io by using part designer. Is there any way I could import that connectivity of these cus...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 5 712 2021-08-01, 19:06
    Thread: Download Unofficial Parts
Post: RE: Download Unofficial Parts

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2021-04-07, 19:49) -- You can add the unofficial library to the search path as a zip file. This way it doesn't "clutter" your unzipped "Unoffical" folder -- That's really a g...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 721 2021-04-08, 12:59
    Thread: Download Unofficial Parts
Post: RE: Download Unofficial Parts

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2021-04-07, 17:32) -- Why? I don't think there is adverse effect? -- If the same filename is both present in "parts" folder and in "unofficial" won't LDcad choose the one i...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 721 2021-04-07, 17:44
    Thread: Download Unofficial Parts
Post: RE: Download Unofficial Parts

Nope, not a viable solution. I don't want my Unofficial Parts folder full of files that I have no need. I want to add them on demand, if I used them in a model. I have this OCD thing that, whenever th...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 721 2021-04-07, 17:27
    Thread: Download Unofficial Parts
Post: Download Unofficial Parts

Is there a way to "force" LDCad to search for/download unofficial parts while opening a model? Kind of like in LDView?
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 721 2021-04-07, 16:00
    Thread: Braided String donor
Post: RE: Braided String donor

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2021-01-17, 20:59) -- OK. That can be fixed just using the rotation matrix. Try: Code: -- x: 1  0  0 y: 0  0 -1 z: 0  1  0 -- -- That did the trick! Thank you! https://...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 1,105 2021-01-18, 17:17
    Thread: Braided String donor
Post: RE: Braided String donor

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2021-01-17, 14:32) -- Have you tried LS60? It's a single segment of LS61 and what I use for braided strings. Otherwise, you could construct a shorter chunk of 572b without too muc...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 1,105 2021-01-17, 17:56
    Thread: Braided String donor
Post: Braided String donor

I've done a string and modified its path to suit my needs (top part). Is there any way to add a donor so that the path would look like the braided string (bottom part)?  I have tried to add LS61.da...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 6 1,105 2021-01-17, 13:57
    Thread: It is recommended that melkert should write a book
Post: RE: It is recommended that melkert should write a ...

Milan Vančura Wrote: (2020-09-18, 4:30) -- Really good documentation and many thanks for it, Roland! -- Well said! Another heartfelt "thank you" from me.
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 7 2,417 2020-09-22, 13:31
    Thread: What is the best way to quickly create custom printed parts for ldraw?
Post: RE: What is the best way to quickly create custom ...

bricky Wrote: (2020-08-13, 18:46) -- where do you put the code in? -- You can follow this script to generate your custom flat rectangular LDraw sticker part using a png texture. http://www.melke...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 11 12,556 2020-08-14, 9:10
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2020-06-22, 17:02) -- Both hints and selection properties are better handled in my 2.0 plans. 1.7 is a '2.0 takes to long so lets do another 1.x to fast-track some fun stuff...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-06-23, 13:24
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

One other thing that I've thought of. When you hover over a part, status bar displays information about it. For example: "Plate 1 x 2 (3023.dat) in Red (4,P) at 80; 117; -32" But that info disap...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-06-19, 22:08
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2020-01-21, 19:53) -- I prefer to make it as much the same as the filter in the part bin. So there will also be a special 'search' group for the color bin which initially shows...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-01-22, 9:21
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2020-01-21, 16:07) -- But this would not be consistent with part bin implementation, and filter allows for example to show all "blue" colors and let you choose. -- You are ri...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-01-21, 16:26
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2020-01-21, 6:04) -- Yes. Also needs an "all colors" bin to allow search on all colors. -- Why not just use an enhanced version of the input dialog, with option to search b...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-01-21, 9:48
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Just a quick mockup of some icons in the source window: - color indicators - step indicators - comment indicators - warning indicator (for instance, for part not available in that color) http...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-01-19, 21:52
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2020-01-17, 13:17) -- Actually this part has been "fixed" for some time, but still on PT, see https://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?f=parts/s/24246s01.dat -- Thank you...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-01-19, 21:39
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

I think that most can be accomplished with hotkey configs. Ulrich Röder Wrote: (2020-01-19, 20:53) -- * Bullseye symbol will switch to the central view of the object -- Group: edit window Subgrou...
Miguel Reizinho LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 62,171 2020-01-19, 21:30