algorithmic modeling for Rhino

About Grasshopper...

For designers who are exploring new shapes using generative algorithms, Grasshopper® is a graphical algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhino’s 3-D modeling tools. Unlike RhinoScript, Grasshopper requires no knowledge of programming or scripting, but still allows designers to build form generators from the simple to the awe-inspiring.

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Yassin Ashour replied to CD2005's discussion Don't know where to start ! a newbie question in the group Octopus
"CD2005, Make sure you have copied the HelixToolkit.dll file into the components folder of Grasshopper and restart Rhino. -Yassin"
4 minutes ago
Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari replied to Kristoffer Negendahl's discussion Questions about schedules and system capacities in the group Ladybug + Honeybee
"Hi Kristoffer, Q2. It might be a good question for website actually as it is more of an EnergyPlus related question, than Honeybee question. I can also check for it if I get a chance. Q3. I leave this one to Chien Si…"
14 minutes ago
CD2005 replied to CD2005's discussion Don't know where to start ! a newbie question in the group Octopus
"Yassin, Thanks for your help, I looked at the examples that came with Octopus package, and I still feel lost. I can't really find a start button! I have the feeling that I either haven't installed the package correctly or I'm missing…"
23 minutes ago
Yassin Ashour replied to CD2005's discussion Don't know where to start ! a newbie question in the group Octopus
"Hi, There are example files that are part of the Octopus package that can help you out. In terms of getting started, simply click on 'start' in Octopus to start the optimization runs. Make sure that DIVA is turned on (Boolean toggle:…"
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Don't know where to start ! a newbie question

Hi everyone,I'm new to Octopus. I'm going to use Octopus with Diva ( daylighting analysis component). I have to outputs from two diva components that I need to feed them to Octopus as objective functions ( minimizing one, and maximizing the other).…See More
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JORGE EDUARDO LORO RAMOS replied to Simon George's discussion Written list of grasshopper components
"I agree! It's will be heplful for all! Good idea!"
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Written list of grasshopper components 5 Replies

Started by Simon George in Sample and example files. Last reply by JORGE EDUARDO LORO RAMOS 2 hours ago.

extract items from one list, using as filter values on another list 7 Replies

Started by Marco in Discussion. Last reply by nikos tzar 3 hours ago.

Adding a Null element to a List<>

Started by Garcia del Castillo in VB, C# and Python Coding 4 hours ago.

Rhino text: is it good for laser cutting?

Started by Nenov Ivo in Discussion 5 hours ago.

Lights in Grasshopper 1 Reply

Started by Sean OBrien in Discussion. Last reply by Andrew Heumann 8 hours ago.

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