Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of ChoosingPieces


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Feb 28, 2006 9:58:47 AM (11 years ago)
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Philo
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  • ChoosingPieces

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    2020It may be difficult to locate a particular piece lost in the thousands of parts available.
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    22  1. You may search for keywords in piece names. Enter a word in the combo-box below the piece list, then press "Enter". The "Search Results" category now contains all pieces whose name contains the searched string.
     22||[[Image(search1.png, nolink)]]||You may search for keywords in piece names. Enter a word in the combo-box below the piece list, then press "Enter". The "Search Results" category now shows all pieces whose name contains the searched string.[[BR]][[BR]]'''''Tip:''' If LeoCAD completes the name while you type, and that doesn't match what you need, simply hit "Del" key before "Enter"''||
     23||[[Image(search2.png, nolink)]]||More powerful searches can be done using [wiki:SearchOperators logical operators] between keywords. For example, "spoke & wheel" returns all spoked wheels. "technic | electric" gives all parts either Technic or electric. See [wiki:SearchOperators Search Operators] for more details.||
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    24  '''''Tip:''' If LeoCAD completes the name while you type, and that doesn't match what you need, simply hit "Del" key before "Enter"''
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    26  1. More powerful searches can be done using [wiki:SearchOperators logical operators] between keywords. For example, "wheel & spoke" returns all spoked wheels. "technic | electric" gives all parts either Technic or electric. See [wiki:SearchOperators Search Operators] for more details.
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    28  1. If you have no idea of the name of the desired piece, or if you want to look for a specific shape, you may use the piece preview to find it. Open one or several categories, select the first piece of the list, then hit "down arrow" on the keyboard to browse through all parts. LeoCAD piece preview is fast enough even on a modest computer, so this approach may be effective.
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    30  '''''Tip:''' To visually search within all ppieces of LeoCAD library, first [wiki:ManagingCategories create an "All" category (a category with empty keyword list)], then browse through it.''
     25||[[Image(search2.png, nolink)]]||If you have no idea of the name of the desired piece, or if you want to look for a specific shape, you may use the piece preview to find it. Open one or several categories, select the first piece of the list, then hit "down arrow" on the keyboard to browse through all parts. LeoCAD piece preview is fast enough even on a modest computer, so this approach may be effective.[[BR]][[BR]]'''''Tip:''' To visually search within all ppieces of LeoCAD library, first do a search for an empty string (Hit "Enter" in the combo-box below the piece list). The "Search Results" category now contains all the pieces of the library.''||