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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There are many resources available to learn more about Grasshopper. 


Andy Payne has published a manual to help people get a basic understanding of Grasshopper. This primer and other tutorials are available on our Tutorials page...

ModeLab has uploaded a lot of quality webinars and tutorials on their website, be sure to check them out.

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Caleb Wild replied to Francisco José Romera Fernández's discussion Ecotect wind analisys problem in the group [uto] tools Plug-ins
"Hi Francisco,Did you ever find a way to take all of the grid vectors from ecotect at the same time?Thanks"
11 minutes ago
jon kontuly replied to jon kontuly's discussion How to get all branches to have same number of leaves
"I wasn't sure if that would work (or how to do it everywhere) so I manually tried it and it didn't work. You can see my attempt in the attachment."
12 minutes ago
ng5 Alex replied to jon kontuly's discussion How to get all branches to have same number of leaves
"Hello if you don't want to change data structure inserting nulls ( or other specified data) to the branches with less than 5 items could be a solution. cheers alex"
22 minutes ago
jon kontuly posted a discussion

How to get all branches to have same number of leaves

I have a tree that has different number of leaves per branch, say it varies from 3 to 5 leaves per branch. I want to export the data to excel such that each branch is assigned to a row and element 1 for each branch goes to col 1, element 2 to col 2…See More
29 minutes ago
HO posted a discussion

GH_Brep wireframe - confusion

Hello,I am having a problem working my way around GH and Python SDK's.Let's say I want to build the same exact GH component named "Brep Wireframe" that retrives the wireframe curves of a Brep.I am working in Visual Studio Express 2013. I am learning…See More
32 minutes ago
marinako posted a discussion

Define Paraboloid of Revolution

Hi guys,I want to define a surface through GH which essentially is a Paraboloid of Revolution.The equation is: b*z = x^2 + y^2b is a constant I have.How do I do this?(I know how to create it by defining a parabola and then revolve it around an axis,…See More
37 minutes ago
Caleb Wild replied to Caleb Wild's discussion Problem with Radiation Analysis in the group Ladybug + Honeybee
"That is strange.I really have no idea why it stopped working for me. Maybe I need to re-install Ladybug."
48 minutes ago
An replied to An's discussion Anemone leaking RAM?
"I have an update: It appears it's not the file setup causing the issue, but with grasshopper itself. Without exiting out of Rhino, I've started a new file, and closed out of the Grasshopper file(The plugin seems to be still loaded, anyone…"
1 hour ago


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GH_Brep wireframe - confusion

Started by HO in VB, C# and Python Coding 32 minutes ago.

Define Paraboloid of Revolution

Started by marinako in Discussion 37 minutes ago.

Anemone leaking RAM? 1 Reply

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custom analysis period

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