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    Thread: Advanced rotation techniques
Post: RE: Advanced rotation techniques

I think there are fundamental geometric problems with the "select all three points at once then rotate" approach. This is because you can't specify "the three lowest points" without also specifying an...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 12 7,907 2022-07-24, 1:34
    Thread: Anyone still using LD4DStudio?
Post: RE: Anyone still using LD4DStudio?

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2022-02-18, 19:54) -- Are there any people still using LD4DStudio out there? I'm redesigning my custom CMS and thinking of taking the LD4DStudio.nl domain offline in order t...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 2 848 2022-02-23, 5:57
    Thread: Idea for an LDCad script
Post: RE: Idea for an LDCad script

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2021-12-31, 21:13) -- Better still, calculate the two lowest points—such as two wheels that are not quite in the same plane—and rotate the whole model so that they both rest at Y=...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 25 6,305 2022-01-03, 0:18
    Thread: Thousands separator/decimal point confusion
Post: RE: Thousands separator/decimal point confusion

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2021-08-15, 6:55) -- Strange, i can't replicate this in mint. Which flavour os, and country settings are you using? I think it is external though, as LDCad doesn't actually ...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 4 1,216 2021-08-15, 8:14
  Bug Thread: Thousands separator/decimal point confusion
Post: Thousands separator/decimal point confusion

Greetings. I've just stumbled across what I think is a small bug in LDCad. Since there's a 1.7 version in the works, now's as good a time as any to have found it! For parts that are far away fro...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 4 1,216 2021-08-15, 5:00
    Thread: Some Gear Rotations are "disconnected"
Post: RE: Some Gear Rotations are "disconnected"

NikosSprocket Wrote: (2020-10-18, 7:23) -- Hello I am new with LDCad (but not with CADD) and I am baffled with the following issue. For some gears, when I try to rotate them so the teeth mess c...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 7 7,189 2020-10-18, 10:32
    Thread: LDCad Flex Hose problems
Post: RE: LDCad Flex Hose problems

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2020-09-04, 6:56) -- Sure, here's one: I've highlighted the center segment; see how it doesn't have the spaces on either side. I did a model with four hoses in it, and they a...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 5,487 2020-09-04, 8:50
    Thread: The problem of transforming the format of SoildWorks
Post: RE: The problem of transforming the format of Soil...

ragnarok Wrote: (2020-05-20, 4:12) -- 1. After opening, the part defaults to down instead of up; -- This could be because -y is up in LDraw's coordinate system.
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 3,685 2020-05-20, 7:01
    Thread: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux
Post: RE: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2020-05-11, 18:12) -- I will try to get rid of the assertion warnings in the next version, will have to do some more research on it though. -- I'm not so concerned with the tk ...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 3,950 2020-05-11, 21:48
    Thread: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux
Post: RE: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux

Ok, this is truly strange. In what may or may not be related to the graphics card driver issue that started this thread (probably not, given that I've rolled back to the old version), I'm getting s...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 3,950 2020-05-11, 11:27
    Thread: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux
Post: RE: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux

Thanks for looking into it. The only reason I have not to roll back, is that my updates manager is going to keep asking me to roll forward again - unless I can find a way to tell it to ignore that ...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 3,950 2020-05-10, 22:41
    Thread: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux
Post: RE: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2020-05-10, 6:25) -- I usually get a Code: -- Warning  | Could not make the newly created OpenGL context current, will try alternative method. -- line on my Linux system...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 3,950 2020-05-10, 7:26
    Thread: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux
Post: LDCad problem with graphics card driver, linux

Hi Roland (and anyone else who cares to partake of this discussion!) I've noticed a problem with LDCad (1.6d) and the latest graphics card drivers that my system updates manager wants me to ins...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 9 3,950 2020-05-10, 5:53
    Thread: LDCad 1.6d (win+linux)
Post: RE: LDCad 1.6d (win+linux)

Roland Melkert Wrote: (2020-04-10, 18:30) -- The section is used as a cache. -- Oh of course it is. I should have been able to reason that out. I guess I was too busy being frustrated at having to...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 12 13,512 2020-04-11, 1:31
    Thread: LDCad 1.6d (win+linux)
Post: RE: LDCad 1.6d (win+linux)

Very minor thing, but I'm going through and tweaking my partBins, and I see that sorted/technicBeams.pbg both keeps and excludes 32551.dat explicitly. Relatedly, why does LDCad re-write its .pbg fi...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 12 13,512 2020-04-10, 10:54
    Thread: Tool to recolor parts/models?
Post: RE: Tool to recolor parts/models?

Michael Horvath Wrote: (2020-02-02, 18:44) -- Are there any tools that can batch process a number of models and replace one color with another color in all of them? Thanks. -- Something like that is ...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 4 2,216 2020-02-05, 7:02
    Thread: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version
Post: RE: Thinking about doing a LDCad 1.7 version

Milan Vančura Wrote: (2020-01-22, 12:54) -- * documentation of scripting language: full documentation of LDCAD API plus some howtos or tutorials. This is missing so much!! It should be probably the...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 87,918 2020-01-23, 6:30
    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, 6:29) -- Speaking of color wheel, something I miss is a search function, similar to to level part bin search .. -- Me too! If I need something that isn't one of t...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 147 87,918 2020-01-20, 9:23
    Thread: Scaling the matrix
Post: RE: Scaling the matrix

N. W. Perry Wrote: (2019-11-06, 6:00) -- Aha—so the important thing to know is that all scaling operations happen in the boxes along that diagonal. X-scaling in the top left box, Y-scaling in the cen...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 20 20,311 2019-11-06, 9:33
    Thread: LDCad View option
Post: RE: LDCad View option

Johann Eisner Wrote: (2019-03-04, 20:41) -- Hi Before LDCad has created the image structure of the model, all parts are displayed with a green cross. Is a part in the library not available with a r...
Owen Dive LDraw Editors and Viewers 5 5,070 2019-03-05, 6:31