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Tim Parsons posted Jan 26 '17 at 2:56 am
It would be really nice if LWCad had dimensioning capabilities much like Solidworks or Inventor. Create a model and then dimension it and save out a DWG or even just a PDF and be able to print it on a big plotter/printer. Yeah that would be cool.

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Tim Parsons posted Mar 9 '17 at 4:04 am
Viktor please go here: http://forums.newtek.com/showthread.php?152975-LWCad-5-2-snap-move-question to check out an issue with move snap in 5.2. Everything you need is in that link. I like the clone feature of the new move snap but it just won't move geometry as effectively as 4.51. Please consider some adjustments to the tool. Thanks.

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When you use the move snap tool with cloning, you can't adjust the height of the clone.

Steps

Create a box with the box tool
Us the move snap tool
Press "n" on the keyboard to open the numeric panel
Turn on cloning
Clone your object going down from the top viewport
Now go over to the Right viewport
Try clicking on the handle to make your clones go upwards or step
The
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It would be sweet if several of LWCads tools could do similar boolean functions as Hard ops plugin does for Belender. Maybe it could be a standalone seperate tool. Based on several of the modelling tools from lwcad?

It seems like at least several of similar functions are comparable. Maybe just needs more live style boolean tools? As well as more edge rounding tools. For any type of edges?
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user 99 posted Jan 24 '17 at 5:31 pm
Hi,

It would be great to have a rope / chain tool with non-destructive workflow.

It should come with some preset models of ropes / chains, but as LWCad allows, create our own too.

For ropes, it could be interesting to be able to specify the number of strands and bundles, rotation, ...

Greetings,
Sigurd

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user 121 posted Jan 25 '17 at 2:58 pm
Hi,
Is there a way for the Round tool to behave like the Rounder tool from Lightwave when the "OGL poly" option is activated ?
It creates a liitle bevel on the rounded polygons, so that reflections look accurate when rendering.
Thx !

recent by Viktor  ·  Jan 28 '17 at 1:32 pm
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Chris Spencer posted Jan 26 '17 at 4:51 am
Hi All

I am trying to calculate the volume of a model and thought that AreaVolume would do that, but I get strange results.

For a sphere that is 100mm in diameter is gives me a result of 508819mm3 which is way off.

Am I doing something wrong?

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Terence Hampson posted Jan 26 '17 at 1:36 am
It would be nice to be able to create wall styles. Revit and Architectural Desktop have had these for years.
Currently the wall command simply draws 2 lines in top view.
An example of a wall style would be a brick cavity wall complete with brick hatching. Another would be a timber framed wall with studs and separate linings for interior and exterior.
It would take the form of selecting t
recent by Viktor  ·  Jan 26 '17 at 8:31 pm
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I would love to see support to import STP or some other cad format since we now have spline support. At the moment I'm using MOI3d to convert to a 3d support, but being able to directly import would be awesome.

Export would be nice too, but not as high a priority for me.

recent by Viktor  ·  Jan 26 '17 at 8:21 pm
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Viktor posted Jan 24 '17 at 3:19 pm
After many years and countless requests from users, we have finally created this forum which is purely dedicated to LWCAD.

Fell free to contact us if you'll have any idea how to improve this forum.
Initial set of discussion categories is brief and simple, and we want to keep it this way.

I hope you'll like it, and you'll be coming here often to share your experience with our beloved LW
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Viktor posted Mar 20 '20 at 9:30 am
Dear LWCAD users.

First of all, I hope you are all right and safe.

The special situation requires special prices.
All LWCAD prices will decrease significantly until the end of the current pandemic.
Also, users with LWCAD 2018 (without the free 2020 update) can now pre-order the upgrade to ver. 2020

The development of LWCAD continues as planned.
The free update to LWCAD 2018.5
recent by user 2804  ·  Apr 29 '20 at 4:00 am
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Gary Barringer posted Nov 30 '18 at 8:38 pm
Hello Victor,
First off thank you for everything you have done with LWCAD . Its kept me using Lightwave for years. I would have been done with it long ago if it wasn't for you.
That being said. Lightwave is done. 2018 version of Lightwave proved to be the biggest waste of my money. I have used it since the Toaster days, and now the product is decades behind.
1 day of using BLENDER 2.8 pr
recent by Viktor  ·  Dec 10 '18 at 10:39 pm
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