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When exporting LDraw parts to POV-Ray format, tools like [[LDView]] can use an [[XML]] file,
 
When exporting LDraw parts to POV-Ray format, tools like [[LDView]] can use an [[XML]] file,
usually named <code>LGEO.xml</code>, to substitute dedicated parts by their LGEO implementations. The older tool [[L3P]] uses the two files <code>lg_elements.lst</code> and <code>lg_colors.lst</code> to accomplish much the same thing, as well as to indicate whether to switch over to using Anton Raves' POV-Ray parts instead.
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usually named <code>LGEO.xml</code>, to substitute dedicated parts by their LGEO implementations. An older tool [[L3P]] uses the two files <code>lg_elements.lst</code> and <code>lg_colors.lst</code> to accomplish much the same thing, as well as for indicating whether to switch over to using Anton Raves' POV-Ray parts instead.
  
 
Starting from the original library by Lutz Uhlmann, many people edited and added parts to it.
 
Starting from the original library by Lutz Uhlmann, many people edited and added parts to it.
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This tree is shown here:
 
This tree is shown here:
  
[http://www.el-lutzo.de/lego/lgeo.html                                  LGEO by Lutz Uhlmann   ] (dead link<sup>&#42;</sup>)<br>
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[http://www.el-lutzo.de/lego/lgeo.html                                  LGEO by Lutz Uhlmann] (dead link<sup>&#42;</sup>)<br>
 
┃  ┣━[http://www.digitalbricks.org/lgeo.html                        Copy 1] (dead link<sup>&#42;</sup>)<br>
 
┃  ┣━[http://www.digitalbricks.org/lgeo.html                        Copy 1] (dead link<sup>&#42;</sup>)<br>
┃  ┣━[https://forums.ldraw.org/thread-21976-post-28297.html#pid28297 archive.org version of Copy 1] (as of 2012-03-20)<br>
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┃  ┣━[https://forums.ldraw.org/thread-21976-post-28297.html#pid28297 archive.org backup of Copy 1] (as of 2012-03-20)<br>
 
┃  ┗━[https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/119795-lgeo-part-library/&do=findComment&comment=2438402 Copy 2]<br>
 
┃  ┗━[https://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?/forums/topic/119795-lgeo-part-library/&do=findComment&comment=2438402 Copy 2]<br>
 
┃  ┗━[https://github.com/jncraton/lgeo GitHub repository]<br>
 
┃  ┗━[https://github.com/jncraton/lgeo GitHub repository]<br>
┣━━━ [https://forums.ldraw.org/thread-6127.html                      LGEO update by Owen Burgoyne] (already included with AIOI<sup>&#8224;</sup>)<br>
 
 
┣━━━ [http://www.hassings.dk/l3/lgeofix.html                        LGEO update by Lars C. Hassing] (possibly outdated<sup>&#8225;</sup>)<br>
 
┣━━━ [http://www.hassings.dk/l3/lgeofix.html                        LGEO update by Lars C. Hassing] (possibly outdated<sup>&#8225;</sup>)<br>
┣━━━ [https://forums.ldraw.org/thread-16260-post-16260.html#pid16260 LGEO update by Damien Roux   ]<br>
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┣━━━ [https://bricksafe.com/pages/C3POwen/lgeo                      LGEO update by Owen Burgoyne] (may be newer than AIOI<sup>&#8224;</sup>)<br>
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┣━━━ [https://forums.ldraw.org/thread-16260-post-16260.html#pid16260 LGEO update by Damien Roux] (the most recent)<br>
 
┗━━━ Does anybody know more variants? Please add them here.
 
┗━━━ Does anybody know more variants? Please add them here.
  
<sup>&#42;</sup> = Lutz's site seems to be offline.<br>
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<sup>&#42;</sup> = Lutz's site seems to be offline. His parts are included with the [[LDraw All-In-One Installer]] (AIOI), however.<br>
<sup>&#8224;</sup> = Owen's parts are already included with the AIOI, so you likely will not need to download them again.
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<sup>&#8224;</sup> = Owen's update is already included with the AIOI, but the archive linked to here may contain newer versions of his parts.<br>
<sup>&#8225;</sup> = Lars's "updated" parts seem to be actually older than the ones included with the AIOI. It may be that you shouldn't use them.<br>
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<sup>&#8225;</sup> = Lars's updated parts seem to be older than the ones included with the AIOI, so it may be that you shouldn't use them.<br>
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==

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LGEO is a library of LEGO parts modeled by POV-Ray primitives.

When exporting LDraw parts to POV-Ray format, tools like LDView can use an XML file, usually named LGEO.xml, to substitute dedicated parts by their LGEO implementations. An older tool L3P uses the two files lg_elements.lst and lg_colors.lst to accomplish much the same thing, as well as for indicating whether to switch over to using Anton Raves' POV-Ray parts instead.

Starting from the original library by Lutz Uhlmann, many people edited and added parts to it. This sadly has led to a tree of variations, not a single collection. This tree is shown here:

LGEO by Lutz Uhlmann (dead link*)
┃ ┣━Copy 1 (dead link*)
┃ ┣━archive.org backup of Copy 1 (as of 2012-03-20)
┃ ┗━Copy 2
┃ ┗━GitHub repository
┣━━━ LGEO update by Lars C. Hassing (possibly outdated)
┣━━━ LGEO update by Owen Burgoyne (may be newer than AIOI)
┣━━━ LGEO update by Damien Roux (the most recent)
┗━━━ Does anybody know more variants? Please add them here.

* = Lutz's site seems to be offline. His parts are included with the LDraw All-In-One Installer (AIOI), however.
= Owen's update is already included with the AIOI, but the archive linked to here may contain newer versions of his parts.
= Lars's updated parts seem to be older than the ones included with the AIOI, so it may be that you shouldn't use them.

See Also