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==Step 1: Download and Install the LDraw Library==
 
==Step 1: Download and Install the LDraw Library==
  
* Go to the [http://www.ldraw.org/Topic26.html LDraw.org Update page] and download the latest complete.zip
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* Go to the [http://www.ldraw.org/downloads-2/downloads.html LDraw.org download page] and download the latest complete.zip
 
* Unzip complete.zip in the directory of your choice
 
* Unzip complete.zip in the directory of your choice
  
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==Help!==
 
==Help!==
  
Need help with any of this? Check out [http://www.ldraw.org/article/7 LDraw.org's Help Section], or visit the [http://forums.ldraw.org LDraw.org Forums] and ask a large group of users for help.
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Need help with any of this? Visit the [http://forums.ldraw.org LDraw.org Forums] and ask a large group of users for help.

Revision as of 21:46, 8 August 2012

Step 1: Download and Install the LDraw Library

  • Go to the LDraw.org download page and download the latest complete.zip
  • Unzip complete.zip in the directory of your choice

Step 2: Install LDCad

  • Go to http://www.melkert.net/LDCad and download the Linux version of LDCad
  • Unzip the package into the directory of your choice
  • Run LDCad
  • When asked for the location of the LDraw Library, use the directory where you unzipped complete.zip.

Step 3: Dive in

Learning how to use your new editor or understanding the LDraw file format may be a challenge, but with a little practice you will get the hang of it.

Help!

Need help with any of this? Visit the LDraw.org Forums and ask a large group of users for help.