You can also ask here about any doubt regarding part IDs, duplicate parts and the use of a specific part present in LDD.
Before asking, try the hints listed below.
- Ensure that the Extended Mode is active
The extended mode allow access to all the bricks included in LDD in each colour.
To activate Extended Mode go to: Menu -> View -> Theme -> Extended Mode . . . [Image]
- Use the Search Field
The search field is the textfield above the Bricks Palette. . . . [Image]
Enter there the ID of the brick you are looking for, or any plausible word that could identify the brick you are looking for.
Note that the IDs and the descriptions in LDD are the official LEGO ones, and could differ from those you can find consulting other sources such as Bricklink, Peeron, etc...
- Check the work of other users
As last resource, check the index of the Official LEGO Sets made in LDD topic looking for the sets that uses the part you need.
If you find it you can select it and read its Design ID in the bottom bar, then easily find it using the LDD integrated search function.
- LDD Part Finder (beta)
Could be you can find useful this little software developed by the user DrFalken.
You can find more informations here.
- Bricklink and LDD Manager
If you know a set that uses the brick you are looking for, you can:
- Obtain the part ID from Bricklink
- Use the "Brick Finder" function in LDD Manager to convert the Bricklink ID to the LEGO Element ID
Otherwise you can use LDD manager function "Search for attributes".