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    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

I was pretty upset to read this myself. I mean, do you have any idea how much work and research went into these projects? Let alone all the work others do in creating the source content, the bricks....
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-26, 17:55
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

Does the video in the original post provided lack something specific you're looking for information on?
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-10, 13:57
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

I just noticed that the status bar isn't displaying a few messages when certain things aren't available, such as the host application in the case of SolidWorks and Inventor, and when the LDRAW install...
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-08, 17:00
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

Future plans are for SolidWorks anyway to sniff out studs, and create them as cylinders, and possibly apply textures as decals to the SolidWorks models.
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-08, 16:57
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

I have updated the original post with links and requirements. Please feel free to comment and let me know of any issues.
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-08, 16:42
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

This was pretty easy. It's using the Ignore Edges checkbox to determine if it should add the edges or not. It creates edges on every face, but it's easier to remove them, then to create all the ones...
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-05, 15:13
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

Here's my first stab at creating the LDRAW files from LDD. As you can see, the geometry comes across fine, it's the edges. I could possibly just create all the edges, then anyone could go into the c...
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-05, 14:53
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: Re: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

I need to get them up to a hosting service, working on that yet.
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-05, 14:44
    Thread: I want to put .dat files into SolidWorks
Post: Re: I want to put .dat files into SolidWorks

I have just finished writing translators for this. The topic can be found here http://forums.ldraw.org/showthread.php?tid=11633
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 5 17,875 2014-01-04, 20:44
    Thread: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF
Post: LDRAW and LDD to SolidWorks, Inventor and DXF

Greetings, I've just recently written 4 different translators for both LDRAW (.dat) and LDD (.g) files that can write to SolidWorks, Inventor, DXF and LDRAW. This was the result of some issues wit...
BrickWorks LDraw File Processing and Conversion 35 42,578 2014-01-04, 20:43