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Going from LDraw/LeoCAD to Physical Set

Welcome to BricksSE! No question is silly (Maybe duplicitous), but never silly. Go to Bricklink.com Create an Account. Go to "Want" drop down menu. Click "Wanted List". Look for the blue box that ...
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How to import Rebrickable.com parts lists to LDraw?

I don't think you "import the document into LDraw" since I don't think there is an LDraw program; it's a library of all parts. CAD programs manipulate those parts. I tried various CAD programs over ...
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How to include submodel into main model in LeoCAD?

I have now figured out that you can include submodels the same way as normal parts. In LeoCAD, go to the parts panel where you can select a category ("All Parts", "Parts in Use", ...), scroll to the ...
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Where to place your own LDraw parts

Cannot comment on LeoCAD as I've never used that, but LDCad is far superior over MLCad and it works well on Linux natively. LDCad uses same part library format as MLCad - LDraw. You can find LDraw ...
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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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Export an object from Blender to LDraw

In the end, I exported from blender to STL file and used http://marc.klein.free.fr/lego/stl2dat/stl2dat.html to convert to DAT. The final result worked well, and you can see the custom part used ...
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How to import Rebrickable.com parts lists to LDraw?

Export parts as "LDCad Parts Bin PBG" from rebrickable Take the exported .pbg file and place it in %appdata%\LDCad\partBin\default\sets (and possibly add a png image too) (ref from here) ...
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How to make a 1 ldu offset?

Using 42446 bracket with a regular 36841 bracket you can create pretty small builds.
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Is there a current source for the LGEO parts library?

Perhaps this Eurobricks thread is helpful: https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/108739-new-parts-for-lgeo-library/ It seems that the lgeo library itself is no longer maintained ...
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Is there a current source for the LGEO parts library?

As stated in your "various places" link, the LDraw.org web site maintains an All-In-One-Installer (AIOI) which contains and installs LGEO and is updated in January every year so I assume they use the ...
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Determine assembly steps from LXF file

Starting from LDD files and LXF, a good software is Blueprint from msx80 https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/108346-software-blueprint-a-building-instruction-generator-for-ldd/ ...
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Determine assembly steps from LXF file

The LXF file contains the complete model as created with Lego Digital Designer (the Lego CAD tool from The Lego Company). The model usually doesn't require to have building steps as they are (always) ...
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Export an object from Blender to LDraw

I think LDPartEditor can do what you want. https://nilsschmidt1337.github.io/ldparteditor/
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Going from LDraw/LeoCAD to Physical Set

In case you have all your sets as well as additional/spare bricks added to Rebrickable you can upload your digital model file and identify just the bricks you are missing. Custom list can be created ...
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Importing 3ds file in ldraw (LeoCAD)

.3DS is a 3D image file format, a rendering of what you designed in LeoCAD. All information necessary to recreate your build (i.e. what bricks to use) will be stripped from it. I suppose that ...
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Submodel does not show properly in LPub3D

It looks like I might not be doing anything wrong after all. If I switch the preferred renderer from native to LDView under Preferences everything looks fine. Maybe I should mention that I am using ...
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Is there a current source for the LGEO parts library?

This wiki page describes how to get all the LGEO parts. https://wiki.ldraw.org/wiki/LGEO
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Is there a current source for the LGEO parts library?

This is now available on Github. I was able to find a working download of just the original LGEO library on Eurobricks thanks to some help from the other answerers. I trimmed that down a bit, as that ...
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Determine assembly steps from LXF file

You can use LDD (Lego Digital Designer) the official LXF viewer by Lego. This allows you to create building instructions to view or export to html. You can also use this software to build models, ...
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How do I make instructions from my .ldr/.lxf files on OSX?

LDD will produce printable instructions on its own. You can print these into PDF files. Do you not like the LDD-produced instructions?
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