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    Thread: LDCad 1.7 interactive animation teaser/demo
Post: RE: LDCad 1.7 interactive animation teaser/demo

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2021-07-27, 22:14) -- Any comments, ideas for animations etc are welcome. -- Cribbing one of your own samples (http://www.melkert.net/LDCad/docs/scriptExamples), having a...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 5 195 2021-07-28, 6:05
    Thread: Gear animation tool (by TechnicBrick-Power)
Post: Gear animation tool (by TechnicBrick-Power)

This thread on eurobricks.com (https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/186656-new-technic-gear-ratio-calculator-tool/) may be of interest. It is a gearing animation & ratio calculator...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 1 365 2021-07-16, 22:25
    Thread: [Solved] Problems uploading to the Part Tracker
Post: RE: Complete torso shortcuts?

Magnus Forsberg Wrote: (2021-05-11, 22:49) -- I personally like to also have patterned torso shortcuts. But the shear number of combinations possible with 5 parts is huge, and many have expressed a ...
David Manley Parts Authoring 10 1,351 2021-05-12, 12:20
    Thread: Converting LXF to LDR for LeoCAD
Post: RE: Converting LXF to LDR for LeoCAD

yevillustd Wrote: (2021-04-27, 23:04) -- I am converting the LXF models I have into LDR files since it will seem LeoCAD is going to be around for awhile. But some of my converted files do not show al...
David Manley General LDraw.org Discussion 3 448 2021-04-28, 20:43
    Thread: Chain around gears in LDCad
Post: RE: Chain around gears in LDCad

NikosSprocket Wrote: (2020-12-06, 6:27) -- Final question for this year! What will be the best way to create a loop of a chain that is 85 links and going around gears? Cheers! Nikos -- The s...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 1,371 2020-12-06, 19:12
    Thread: What parts library does mecabricks.com use?
Post: RE: What parts library does mecabricks.com use?

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2020-09-11, 14:47) -- I don't know. I'm sure the reason is something like this though: "I started my project and didn't know about LDraw. Once I learned about LDraw it was easi...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 1,660 2020-09-13, 2:55
    Thread: interface with LPub3D
Post: RE: interface with LPub3D

Cam's Bricks Wrote: (2020-09-07, 7:34) -- I am hoping that someone, maybe Travis, can provide some insight on how this works.  I have run into this issue, and also saw someone post on eurobricks a...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 2,053 2020-09-13, 2:27
    Thread: interface with LPub3D
Post: RE: interface with LPub3D

Cam's Bricks Wrote: (2020-09-08, 6:19) -- Everything above here was a total stream of consciousness.  [hr] Upon reading the spec again for the command line it seems that a "SaveHeight" and "SaveWid...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 2,053 2020-09-08, 22:53
    Thread: Backend updates
Post: RE: Backend updates

Chris Dee Wrote: (2020-08-13, 20:49) -- Any more comments or opinions on this? -- I think having the date on the vertical axis is a good improvement. Likewise having it ordered from most recently t...
David Manley Website Suggestions/Requests/Discussion 29 5,097 2020-08-14, 0:45
    Thread: TRAIN STICKERS / Printed Pieces - Thread for Picking Stickersheets for TLG Train Sets
Post: RE: TRAIN STICKERS / Printed Pieces - Thread for P...

Set: 7939-1 Name:                                Cargo Train Sticker Sheet Amount:      1 Sticker Sheet Number:      4586574       Work Project Mode:                                 Vecto...
David Manley Part Requests 6 1,505 2020-07-30, 0:48
    Thread: [LDCad] recent submodels
Post: RE: [LDCad] recent submodels

Philippe Hurbain Wrote: (2019-10-11, 7:09) -- Dunno what would be the best user interface: End key cycling between the 3 latest edited submodels? -- Perhaps the ability to specify a value for '...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 8 3,800 2019-10-11, 8:21
    Thread: Help calculating piston rod angle
Post: RE: Help calculating piston rod angle

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2019-09-26, 3:59) -- I can't quite figure out how to calculate the angle and vertical distance of a piston rod on a rotated crankshaft, specifically using LDCad's Selection Info t...
David Manley Help 9 8,955 2019-09-26, 7:34
    Thread: LDCAD - increase views for parts bins?
Post: LDCAD - increase views for parts bins?

Is there any way to increase the number of views for the parts bin in LDCAD? There are currently six views but I could do with more! I tend to find I have 3 or 4 set to some fairly common categories (...
David Manley LDraw Editors and Viewers 4 3,523 2019-07-23, 8:31
    Thread: About Lpub3D bug
Post: RE: About Lpub3D bug

Himuro Wrote: (2019-06-08, 6:02) -- Hello, About Lpub3D bug When I choose either Convent to callout or Assembled image to parentpage, Next page nothing is showing on the screen!! It would be greatl...
David Manley Help 3 5,189 2019-06-08, 9:02
    Thread: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL
Post: RE: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2019-04-16, 15:27) -- There is no formal API. All the individual parts are accessible online but the expection now is for people to download the library and collate thier own d...
David Manley Official File Specifications/Standards 26 20,830 2019-04-18, 23:57
    Thread: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL
Post: RE: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL

Orion Pobursky Wrote: (2019-04-12, 15:29) -- Very nice. I think maybe we should seek a closer partnership with Rebrickable since they seem to be very LDraw friendly. -- I made a couple of posts (ht...
David Manley Official File Specifications/Standards 26 20,830 2019-04-16, 5:50
    Thread: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL
Post: RE: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL

The PowerShell script in the zip file has been updated. It is a bit "gentler" when querying Rebrickable and the shortage of parts being retrieved has been resolved. Comments: 2. I suggest you alte...
David Manley Official File Specifications/Standards 26 20,830 2019-04-14, 10:47
    Thread: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL
Post: RE: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL

David Manley Wrote: (2019-04-12, 12:34) -- It is do-able. I've just knocked something together to process the rebrickable data using their published API. My attempt at producing a reasonable output i...
David Manley Official File Specifications/Standards 26 20,830 2019-04-13, 8:05
    Thread: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL
Post: RE: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL

Willy Tschager Wrote: (2019-04-11, 7:17) -- Could you find out if this is doable? As for 100% accuracy - we are working on this project for ... some 25 years ... and are still far from perfection ;-)...
David Manley Official File Specifications/Standards 26 20,830 2019-04-12, 12:34
    Thread: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL
Post: RE: LEGO 2 LDraw 2 BL

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2019-04-07, 18:40) -- We could also introduce a new LDraw meta for this, and add it to the parts themselves. Eliminating the need for an index file altogether. -- If I'm unde...
David Manley Official File Specifications/Standards 26 20,830 2019-04-08, 8:41