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    Thread: Command line export to pov from LDView ?
Post: Re: Command line export to pov from LDView ?

I'd just like to state that I'd also like to be able to export stl files from the command line to do automated checking for parts with bad BFC winding and parts that aren't watertight in the entire li...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet LDraw Editors and Viewers 10 10,736 2012-11-02, 18:25
    Thread: Download link not working
Post: Re: Download link not working

Also, this probably belongs in website suggestions... but could we please get a direct (and visible) "click here to download" link or something on the refer-you-to-the-actual-download pages (like thes...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 6 6,341 2012-09-19, 8:05
    Thread: Have any giant POV files you want rendered?
Post: Have any giant POV files you want rendered?

I'm currently doing research in distributed raytracing on HPC clusters using a self-modified version of pov-ray inspired by (but not at all derived from) the now dead MPI-POV. There's certainly no sho...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Rendering Techniques 1 4,480 2012-09-19, 7:58
    Thread: LEGO games
Post: Re: LEGO games [and Blockland]

Well actually, Lego Creator was quite like you'd expect. You would build towns out of bricks in creator mode, and they go into play mode and interact with what you'd just built. The last time I played...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Off-Topic 6 10,015 2012-09-08, 20:30
    Thread: Announcing mklist2
Post: Re: Announcing mklist2

Not to hijack the thread, but as it might possibly be of use to others, I figure I should also probably share my partslist program I wrote a while ago for generating JSON formatted parts lists for use...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet All Other Programs. 27 18,064 2012-06-08, 3:51
    Thread: LDraw.org Main Site is down
Post: Re: LDraw.org Main Site is down

"Go away" as in gone forever? All the articles will no longer be accessible via the main site? And does this mean that the archive of the pre-postnuke site will be gone too?
Jean-Philippe Ouellet LDraw.org Announcements 45 37,441 2012-06-08, 3:01
    Thread: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors
Post: Re: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors

Thanks. I saw the site earlier, but I was hoping for a screenshot that showed the interface too, not just the portion of it that outputs the LDraw model. (unless I misunderstand how this program was u...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 21 17,008 2012-03-09, 3:06
    Thread: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors
Post: Re: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors

Ah, thanks, I had missed that. Any chance you have larger images though? Google images isn't very helpful this time, and these are each going on a sheet of 8.5x11 paper. (that is, for the ones I ca...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 21 17,008 2012-03-09, 1:40
    Thread: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors
Post: Re: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors

This is really a list of "stuff that has the capability to display LDraw models" excluding POV-Ray and friends. and by the way, I often use LDView + a text editor for alot of my LDraw stuff, so sur...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 21 17,008 2012-03-09, 1:31
    Thread: Terminating the CA?
Post: Re: Terminating the CA?

I am very sad to hear this. You will be missed. If you don't mind my asking (out of pure curiosity) what is it that aggravates you about derivative work? Are there instances where you feel that you...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 8 7,906 2012-03-08, 4:23
    Thread: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors
Post: Re: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors

Travis Cobbs Wrote: -- That's quite the customized toolbar on the Mac screenshot. -- Haha, yup, everything except for the "customize toolbar" button. I was so happy when I realized I had just enough ...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 21 17,008 2012-03-07, 23:16
    Thread: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors
Post: Re: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors

I was going to use http://i.imgur.com/6Kuin.png (http://i.imgur.com/6Kuin.png) (the same as the home page) and http://i.imgur.com/GztOf.png (http://i.imgur.com/GztOf.png) (most recent version avail...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 21 17,008 2012-03-07, 22:58
    Thread: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors
Post: Screenshots of historic LDraw editors

Hello, Long story short, I'm giving a presentation in which I would like to include screenshots of the interfaces of LDraw-related software. My list currently is: BlockCad BrickFoundry Brick...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet General LDraw.org Discussion 21 17,008 2012-03-07, 22:30
    Thread: Re: [Sticky] Parts requests/wishlists
Post: Re: [Sticky] Parts requests/wishlists

Mikkel Wrote: -- 30295 (Car Base 12 x 18 x 1 & 1/3) http://peeron.com/inv/parts/30295 -- On it. Any chance you have a picture of the bottom? Edit: Nevermind, *sigh* all the easy parts are alread...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Part Requests 1 3,774 2012-03-05, 15:04
    Thread: LDraw Pattern Creator/ LDPattern Help
Post: Re: LDraw Pattern Creator/ LDPattern Help

If you happen to read french, see this excellent documentation (http://jc-tchang.philohome.com/manuel/LPC.htm) by J.C. Tchang. Nils Schmidt once said he was working on an english translation (http:...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Parts Authoring 21 16,684 2012-03-05, 14:59
    Thread: Patterns and color 16
Post: Re: Patterns and color 16

+1 I think it would be better to recommend using 47 when including the sticker in the model, and make the background in the actual part 16.
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Parts Authoring 32 23,238 2012-03-02, 4:34
    Thread: LDPatternCreator - Release 1.2.1.
Post: Re: LDPatternCreator - Release 1.2.1.

My sincere thanks for making it open source, I'm looking forward to reading it when I get some more free time.
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Parts Author Tools 2 4,315 2012-03-02, 4:26
    Thread: 2446p60 Minifig Helmet Modern with Spyrius Pattern
Post: Re: 2446p60 Minifig Helmet Modern with Spyrius Pat...

Not a big deal, but a few of the condlines are messed up. Try viewing it in LDView with "All Conditional Lines" and "Conditional Control Points" turned on. Also, does this part really meet at such ...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Parts Authoring 4 4,788 2012-02-29, 2:35
    Thread: Help to "Scan Parts"
Post: Re: Help to "Scan Parts"

I'd be glad to help as best I can, but I need more information about the issue. What system are you on (pc/mac)? What LDraw software are you using? Where is the parts library installed? Did you ...
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Help 3 6,173 2012-02-29, 2:09
    Thread: Ledge under slope bricks (very minor details)
Post: Re: Ledge under slope bricks (very minor details)

Thanks for the feedback. Done. (http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cgi?f=parts/3675.dat)
Jean-Philippe Ouellet Parts Authoring 10 10,996 2012-01-28, 20:12