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    Thread: Thinking about LDCad 2.0 and open sourcing it
Post: RE: Thinking about LDCad 2.0 and open sourcing it

I also think 2.0 would be an excellent time to refresh the GUI, make it a bit more boring if you will  ;) . In a perfect world I would love to see it look like a pro graphics app such as Aperture, Lig...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 21 22,614 2016-05-31, 2:35
    Thread: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans
Post: Re: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans

Looks super impressive to me. Also a huge time saver especially for all those angles and such required for the piston placements. Seems like your only a baby step away from hitting a button and ma...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 196 201,797 2016-03-05, 20:22
    Thread: How to compile LPub3D on Linux?
Post: Re: How to compile LPub3D on Linux?

I would love to see this hit Linux. If there's anything testing wise that I can do to help let me know. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04LTS right now, soon to be 16.04LTS.
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 4 4,425 2016-01-31, 1:54
    Thread: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans
Post: Re: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans

So in the future would it be possible to import a script created by some one who knows how to make one which then the user could simply execute said script? There could be all kinds of scripts I suppo...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 196 201,797 2016-01-30, 22:08
    Thread: LDCad tips and tricks
Post: Re: LDCad tips and tricks

This is a great thread idea but I think I it would be more beneficial if it just had tips and tricks vs conversation. Seems as though it's already losing its way.
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 13 11,215 2016-01-21, 22:53
    Thread: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans
Post: Re: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans

I'm thinking with the recent info of Lego discontinuing LDD we should see some more builders venture over to the LDraw side of things especially LDCad cause it's the best. It's been mentioned bef...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 196 201,797 2016-01-20, 22:52
    Thread: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans
Post: Re: LDCad 1.6 suggestions/plans

I personally would appreciate the following: - In program GUI color editor. - A simpler animation method. - Instruction creation tool or wizard. - Multi monitor support. (Editor screen on one...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 196 201,797 2015-12-30, 9:44
    Thread: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)

Thank you Jason, the control method worked and I'm a fool for not reading it in the first post. The windows also persisted when opened again so I guess they must need to be docked to remain in positio...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 95 83,351 2015-10-11, 6:05
    Thread: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)

Played with a new install and same thing. I can't get rid of the header on top of the new windows probably because the windows aren't docking or sticking, not sure what they're supposed to do. 3 im...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 95 83,351 2015-10-11, 5:10
    Thread: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)

Okay, I'm sure I've missed the answer already somewhere but how do you lock the newly placed windows so they remain on startup. Also would locking that get rid of the top window header with the close ...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 95 83,351 2015-10-11, 3:58
    Thread: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)

So I imagine if I fire up my second monitor again I should be able to drag all the tools to one side and have a full editor canvass on the other side?
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 95 83,351 2015-10-11, 3:49
    Thread: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad 1.5 Beta 1 (win+linux)

I'm loving it so far Roland, thank for all your continued hard work. I did my usual dark mods to the gui, really enjoying the flexibility with the layout now.
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 95 83,351 2015-10-10, 22:42
    Thread: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instructions
Post: Re: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instru...

Sadly it's already installed. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/85675826/Screenshot%20from%202015-02-26%2013%3A35%3A45.jpg
Jason Smith LDraw File Processing and Conversion 32 38,888 2015-02-26, 21:37
    Thread: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instructions
Post: Re: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instru...

Jarema Wrote: -- Code: -- sudo apt-get install python-opengl -- But this must have handle many other dependencies before run - like PIL and PyQt4. -- I'll try that but I did check, I'm prett...
Jason Smith LDraw File Processing and Conversion 32 38,888 2015-02-26, 15:54
    Thread: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instructions
Post: Re: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instru...

Jarema Wrote: -- This is my first post. So I say HE:LLO to any one. It is write in Python. Linux is his native environment. You don't have compile this script. Just use bash to run it. -- Thank yo...
Jason Smith LDraw File Processing and Conversion 32 38,888 2015-02-26, 4:33
    Thread: JBrickBuilder - an easy LDraw builder in Java
Post: Re: JBrickBuilder - an easy LDraw builder in Java

Thank you Mario, this is coming along nicely. A question... when I select an already placed brick and hit the move button it flips it upside down for some reason? I then need to place it someplace...
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 16 12,915 2015-02-26, 4:06
    Thread: JBrickBuilder - an easy LDraw builder in Java
Post: Re: JBrickBuilder - an easy LDraw builder in Java

Oh, can't wait to try it out. Does the new selection methods mean we can move a part that we already placed, guess I'll find out soon enough. Thank you
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 16 12,915 2015-02-15, 6:44
    Thread: LDCad 1.4b (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad 1.4b (win+linux)

I like documentation, I have a bad habit of doing things the hard way. I'd love to read it.
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 93 56,010 2015-02-15, 6:39
    Thread: LDCad 1.4a (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad 1.4a (win+linux)

+1 to that, I just wished that today while I was messing about with a model. For some reason I was thinking I could so I tried and ended up flipping my model upside-down lol.
Jason Smith LDraw Editors and Viewers 34 26,688 2015-02-11, 8:43
    Thread: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instructions
Post: Re: Lic - a tool for creating LEGO building instru...

Does anyone know of a Linux version for this? I found osx and win as well as the source but nothing complied for Linux.
Jason Smith LDraw File Processing and Conversion 32 38,888 2015-01-30, 22:49