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Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20366] Thu, 11 November 2010 14:23 UTC Go to next message
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Hi all,

we had a site update today. We released the following features:

Signature on forum postsYou can now add a signature in your profile page which then can be added to a forum post. Simply mark the checkbox 'include signature' when writing a forum post.

Categories on model detail page are clickable.The categories selected for a model are now clickable, which will bring you to the specific category.

New popular model sort optionThere is a new sort option called 'New products' which shows the most popular models that are added in the last 30 days.

Forum default notificationTo improve the interaction on the forum, the checkbox of the 'Post notification', when writing a new forum post, will be marked by default. You can disable that option in your profile, if you don't want that.


Besides the features above we also had some (bug)fixes:

Hisdesign links and shoppage links are merged.The hisdesign page and shoppage are almost identical. So all link to these pages are changed so that when a user has a shop you will end up on his shoppage, otherwise in his hisdesign page.

Materials on restricted list are sorted on material type

Related product gallery didnt show the right models anymore. It will show related models from the category you came from.

The required city field in your profile was not visisble if you had not chosen a country in the country selector

Chamber of commerce field is not obligatory anymore for business users

A 'new topic' button on the forum is added, so you don't have to scroll all the way down anymore.

[Updated on: Thu, 11 November 2010 14:56 UTC]

Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20367 is a reply to message #20366 ] Thu, 11 November 2010 14:50 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Awesome! Thanks!

Fantastic additions/fixes Smile

<snip>redundant remark</snip>

Cheers

[Updated on: Thu, 11 November 2010 15:02 UTC]


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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20368 is a reply to message #20367 ] Thu, 11 November 2010 14:55 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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You are correct. I edited my post.
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20370 is a reply to message #20368 ] Thu, 11 November 2010 15:13 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Awesome! I see lots of things from my wishlist Smile

Cheers,

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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20385 is a reply to message #20370 ] Thu, 11 November 2010 17:38 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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You know, maybe I'm just too philosophical before I have my coffee in the morning, but it's stuff like this that makes me really love Shapeways. You guys listen to the user's feedback and try to make things better for us. Heck, even just looking back on the short time I've been a member, the site and service have improved so much! I wish more companies/communities could be as awesome as you guys, I really do.


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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20911 is a reply to message #20385 ] Thu, 25 November 2010 12:23 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hear, hear!
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20923 is a reply to message #20366 ] Thu, 25 November 2010 18:09 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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It takes hours for my models to show up on "my design" .. and idea why?

Updating a model takes forever too..


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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20945 is a reply to message #20923 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 11:05 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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dizingof wrote on Thu, 25 November 2010 18:09

It takes hours for my models to show up on "my design" .. and idea why?

Updating a model takes forever too..


We had an issue with this earlier this week, but we expected it was solved. Please give it another go and if the problem persists, mail the file to bart@shapeways.com so I can check what's going on here.

Thanks!

Bart


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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20957 is a reply to message #20945 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 14:02 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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my uploads won't show up either..
but the email says it became printable..
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20959 is a reply to message #20957 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 14:11 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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It can take up to 5 minutes before the model will be visible in your mydesigns after you received the 'Model became printable'-email.

[Updated on: Fri, 26 November 2010 14:12 UTC]

Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20960 is a reply to message #20959 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 14:13 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Barry,,

then why is that the 3th model i upload will get in my designs before the 1st and 2th.. most of the times they don't arrive in my designs?
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20961 is a reply to message #20366 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 14:22 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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my Subdivide Bowl took all night before it appeared in "my designs" ALSO i'm starting to get reject emails for new uploads with "reason known" - Kevin is checking a file i sent him.


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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20962 is a reply to message #20961 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 14:28 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I uploaded a file on Nov. 23 (I think) which still hasn't shown up, although I did get the e-mail to say that it had become printable. When I loaded it again, it did show up fairly quickly.
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20963 is a reply to message #20961 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 14:43 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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@jettuh, I don't have a specific explanation about that (but could be several). Can you send me the names of the files in question and I can try to find out what went wrong.

@GHP
Can you also give me the name of the file.

@dizingof
An unkown reason usually means a not documented reason yet. We'll look into that.
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20965 is a reply to message #20963 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 15:10 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Barry, no need for it!
i uploaded the same file 3 times with 3 diffrent names!
3th one did arrive Razz
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #20966 is a reply to message #20965 ] Fri, 26 November 2010 15:46 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Sorry - I'm not sure I know what the file name was anymore. If it happens again I'll let you know.

Thanks,
Gillian.
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #21039 is a reply to message #20366 ] Sun, 28 November 2010 19:29 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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The issue is still on.....

It takes hours for a model to get checked and show up on "my design".

Waiting for my new model for over an hour now

What has changed? it used to be minutes.

** Also i cant upload a zip file to a co-creator order.
I zip as usual with "best quality" option - this time shapeways system refuses to read it - i didnt get a reason just "error" - so i uploaded it independently and then i got the reason - its a bout the stl file with a "dialect" - but my zip files contains a .wrl fie and 3 .jpg pics....





[Updated on: Sun, 28 November 2010 19:32 UTC]


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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #21040 is a reply to message #21039 ] Sun, 28 November 2010 19:51 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hmm, currently I do not have any problems uploading raw stl binary files.
(they do show up within minutes)

But it might be that vrml/color now has its own upload branch/queue.

Does the raw vrml file without pictures upload ok?

[Updated on: Sun, 28 November 2010 19:52 UTC]


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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #21041 is a reply to message #21040 ] Sun, 28 November 2010 20:17 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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virtox wrote on Sun, 28 November 2010 19:51

Hmm, currently I do not have any problems uploading raw stl binary files.
(they do show up within minutes)

But it might be that vrml/color now has its own upload branch/queue.

Does the raw vrml file without pictures upload ok?




No it doesn't.
The error with this .wrl file (for the first time i might add) is
"It did not pass the check Model validation"

i did loaded it with meshlab and re-saved it as suggested by support - no help there.

Still - my stl files however begun to take hours before they show up on "my designs"..
(obviously i take care of any issues before i upload - never asked support for help on fixing any of my designs)

So basically perhaps it's the new installed Netfab software that Kevin told me about - it has a bug concerning the center of the axes - so i have to do it manually on my end on every new model before i upload - until it will be fixed.




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Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #21069 is a reply to message #21041 ] Mon, 29 November 2010 21:12 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I added a model on the 20th of November. I have been notified by e-mail that it became printable, but still i can't find it in My Designs section.
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #21070 is a reply to message #21069 ] Mon, 29 November 2010 21:46 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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That seems to happen sometimes. If you can't find it through your Models section, you can access it directly through the link in the e-mail.

Andy
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #21091 is a reply to message #21070 ] Tue, 30 November 2010 15:49 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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We updated the model flow. Your model should be visible again right after you get the 'became printable' email.

That should fix all 'model not visible in mydesign' issues from now on.
Re: Shapeways site update of November 11th 2010 [message #21092 is a reply to message #20366 ] Tue, 30 November 2010 16:01 UTC Go to previous message
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Great ! already noticed that yesterday night.

Cheers


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