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Welcome. This discussion forum is aimed at providing a highly searchable collection of answers to common questions. If you run into a bug,…

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Is it possible to export a Grasshopper definition as a standalone script or application?

Short answer: no. Long answer (edited/elaborated from posts by David Rutten, in this post): There is no single script running behind the s…

Started by Andrew Heumann

2 Sep 9
Reply by Anton Szilasi

How do I install Grasshopper on Rhino5?

At present Grasshopper should run on Rhino 4.0 (SR8 or later), Rhino5 32-bit and Rhino5 64-bit. However, the Grasshopper installer only inf…

Started by David Rutten

28 Sep 5
Reply by Guy Hollister

What are the icons on a component's input/output parameter?

Not sure if it qualifies as a FAQ but I wanted to reference it in other threads without having to post the same thing over and over. I/O M…

Started by Danny Boyes

2 Aug 1
Reply by CongChien

Everything you need to know about Display and View Menus in Grasshopper

[Skeleton Outline - Will complete latter] Note I am going to close the discussion while I work on it (possibly afterwards as well) so that…

Started by Danny Boyes

5 Jun 25
Reply by Danny Boyes

What hotkeys and shortcuts are available in Grasshopper?

Menu shortcuts are customizable, but there are a some special keys and mouse-button combinations that trigger specific functions in the Gra…

Started by David Rutten

13 Mar 27
Reply by Danny Boyes

What is the easiest way to follow a discussion in a foreign language?

Not a common question on the forum, but I'm sure people have wondered this. The Grasshopper Forum is mostly in English. There is a Transla…

Started by Danny Boyes

1 Mar 7
Reply by Mathew Sc

Installed components or add-ons don't show up in tabs

Sometimes new components that should be available aren't visible on the Tabs. What do I do? There could be several reasons this is happeni…

Started by Łukasz

0 May 2, 2013

Cross Reference; what is it, how does it work, why would I need it?

As of Grasshopper 0.9 components no longer offer a Cross Reference option in their pop-up menus. This feature was removed because I felt it…

Started by David Rutten

18 Mar 31, 2013
Reply by Jun Luke Wang

Popup shortcuts

The double click popup window for inserting components accepts a number of different input formats. If you provide a plain component name (…

Started by David Rutten

2 Feb 19, 2013
Reply by David Rutten

Where did Shortest List, Longest List, and Cross Reference data matching go?

As of Grasshopper version 0.9.x, this functionality, which used to be contained in the component contextual menu, has now been made into se…

Started by Andrew Heumann

0 Oct 3, 2012



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