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Table of contents
These documents govern the content of LDraw DAT files
The current version of the LDraw File Format specification
Outlines the CATEGORY and KEYWORDS Meta statements that provide information for organizing and searching the part library.
The specification for the META command used to specify the properties of LDraw colour codes
Back Face Culling (BFC) file format extension
Describes the !TEXMAP meta-statement, which contains a set of commands for including texture maps in LDraw files
The Multi Part Document (MPD) file specification
Guidelines for OMR files
These documents govern the content of DAT files that are in the LDraw.org Official Library.
LDraw parts header format suitable for the implementation of the Contributor Agreement (CA).
Additional restrictions to the LDraw File Format 1.0.2 specification for official parts. Unless contradicted by this document all details within the LDraw File Format 1.0.2 specification apply to official parts.
Official standard regarding the creation of sticker parts.
Explains why the inclusion of embedded POV-Ray code in Official Parts Library files is undesirable.
It should allow to add parts to the library where the part number is not known.
Guides for various aspects of the LDraw language
A reference for the LDraw primitives in the \LDraw\p directory. Primitives are defined as highly re-usable components of LEGO parts modelled for LDraw.
A guideline for implementing localisations for the LDraw System of Tools
A reference of the META commands that have been officailly adopted by the LDraw.org File Format
A reference of known META commands created for use by 3rd party LDraw programs
Various proposals for extending the LDraw format