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Can LDD or Studio calculate the weight of your model?

Stud.io has that functionality, in the main menu select "Model", and then "Model information", select in the dialog the second tab "Physical information":
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Do I really need to sign into Stud.io?

The sign-in is to enable cloud saves, build with friends, wanted list export, upload to the Studio Gallery, shopping integration features like price lookup, and probably some other features I haven't ...
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Compare part lists between Stud.io models?

Since there doesn't seem to be a tool, I've written my own one. In case anyone else want to use it, check it out here: https://github.com/ChrZae/bricklink-xml-diff Take care tho, it can only really ...
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5x3 Half Round Problem

If you are able to use up some additional space inside the build, you should be able to use 68013 Brick Round, Half 1 x 2 (one under each tile) to support the corners:
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Why isn't the Sad Clown's torso in Stud.io?

Stud.io only has a small selection of printed parts, but there is hope. Stud.io’s Part Designer tool can help you with your clown torso. Here’s how: Using a paint tool (like Windows’ Paint3D), save ...
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Will custom parts be included in .IO-files?

Okay, I did the obvious thing and just tried it. That is to say, I gave the Stud.IO file to someone who opened it on their own system where the part hadn't been imported from the Part Designer. And in ...
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Rename Submodel in Studio 2.0

It's as simple as: Right click on the submodel in the step list → rename. I don't know, why I didn't see this earlier. I would bet, I tried that before. ;-)
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Is there a way to convert stud.io files into LDD files?

Yup. Both programs (Stud.io and LEGO Digital Draw) can read the LDraw extension (*.ldr). Overview: I'm using Windows 10. I have NOT ungraded to the Stud.io 2, but I think it shouldn't matter in ...
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Replace brick inplace in Studio 2.0

In Bricklink Studio go to File > Export As > Export as LDraw... Open the file in any text editor such as Notepad Find the Bricklink part ID you want to replace it. It will be a number followed ...
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How to make an object glow in Studio (BrickLink)

Looks like I solved my problem myself. Here's what I did: I exported the Lego model as Collada (.dae), and imported it in Blender. Selected the material and changed Diffuse BSDF (Maybe changed for ...
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How to resolve Studio's "unavailable color" warning for EV3 motors and sensors?

According to SylvainLS in this BrickLink post, these are the answers to my questions: You can find out which colors are available for a part by selecting a part, opening the Color Palette on the ...
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Downloading Stud.io files for official sets

There is a 3D model available on Mecabricks, which can be viewed, edited or exported into various formats, if one of these fits your use case.
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Downloading Stud.io files for official sets

The BrickLink gallery also includes a number of builds of official sets, however many of them aren't titled with the set name, but may include it in the description. Sadly there also doesn't appear to ...
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Downloading Stud.io files for official sets

I usually check at Eurobricks forums, as they have "Official Lego sets made in LDraw" topic, where community share LDraw files for digitally built LEGO sets. The list of available sets is ...
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What are the differences between Studio 2 and LDcad when working with Technic and EV3?

Please note that I think that software preference can very often be based on many factors that are difficult to enumerate and sometimes even more difficult to express. That said, I think there are a ...
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Can LDD or Studio calculate the weight of your model?

Step 1: Export your LDD model to a BrickLink wishlist. Step 2: Move items from the bricklink wishlist to shopping cart(s) (i.e. find sellers). Step 3: See the added weight of your BrickLink shopping ...
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Compare part lists between Stud.io models?

I would use the winmerge tool: http://winmerge.org/downloads/ XML files are text files. You can compare two text files with Winmerge and extract the differences... some manual labor would be ...
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Centering on Stud.io (design software)

You are almost there: Right-click on a part. One of the options is "set as origin". This centers the view on this part. "Reset origin" does exactly that. Otherwise, navigation is done by rotation (...
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Compare part lists between Stud.io models?

I usually use Rebrickable to compare whatever I need. First, you need to create two custom lists (My LEGO > My Custom Lists). Import tool supports "BrickLink Stud.IO files" so no ...
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