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    Thread: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LDCad
Post: Re: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LD...

No, I don't start inserting Steps until after I have the submodels setup. The snippet above was just for that one submodel. There is another submodel and the main model in that mpd file.
John LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 9,917 2014-01-03, 20:57
    Thread: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LDCad
Post: Re: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LD...

Roland Melkert Wrote: -- I did notice somehow two lines ended up in front of the first FILE in the after.mpd, I was wondering how that happen. I think those (blank?) lines are related because they...
John LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 9,917 2014-01-03, 20:35
    Thread: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LDCad
Post: Re: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LD...

After you mentioned looking for a pattern I decided to open the .mpd in LDDesignPad and I did spot a pattern. It looks like the FILE, NAME, and AUTHOR lines were shifted down 3 lines each time. By ...
John LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 9,917 2014-01-03, 20:11
    Thread: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LDCad
Post: Re: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LD...

Roland Melkert Wrote: -- Does it only happen with mpd's or also when using separate ldr files? -- I'm not sure how to do this using separate ldr files, so I can't say. Roland Melkert Wrote: -- ...
John LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 9,917 2014-01-03, 20:02
    Thread: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LDCad
Post: Re: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LD...

Roland Melkert Wrote: -- With position you mean the visual xyz location or just the (line) position in the .ldr/.mpd file? -- I mean the xyz position. And I've installed the software on two diff...
John LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 9,917 2014-01-03, 19:43
    Thread: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LDCad
Post: Problem creating submodels with Steps using LDCad

I just can't get this to work quite right. I like to use LDD as a starting point for just playing around with new model ideas. It's quick and easy to just throw bricks in place. But then I want to tak...
John LDraw File Processing and Conversion 10 9,917 2014-01-03, 18:56
    Thread: Experimental part snapping in LDCad 1.3
Post: Re: Experimental part snapping in LDCad 1.3 [Versi...

Understood. I think that's even better. Having the flexibility to turn snapping on and off would be huge. There are certainly times where LDD just doesn't want to snap the way I want it to. Being able...
John LDraw Editors and Viewers 34 28,936 2014-01-03, 18:41
    Thread: Experimental part snapping in LDCad 1.3
Post: Re: Experimental part snapping in LDCad 1.3 [Versi...

Wow. This is excellent! Adding snapping combined with everything else LDCad already does and I think you might have the best LDraw editor out there. I find a lot of the others much more cumbersome tha...
John LDraw Editors and Viewers 34 28,936 2014-01-03, 15:17
    Thread: LDCad 1.2a (win+linux)
Post: Re: LDCad feature requests

Might it be possible to have the option (toggled in Prefs) to limit the free view rotation to only 2 axes; like in LDD? It's hard to explain, but right now I can rotate around models in LDCad in 3 axe...
John LDraw Editors and Viewers 68 55,921 2014-01-03, 4:00