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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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What is Grasshopper 2 development status?

I can't find any firm information about the development of GH2 - when it began, what state it's in now, approximately when it might be rele…

Started by Christopher Edgemon

17 Jan 21
Reply by David Rutten

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

19 Jan 21
Reply by Eaton ZH

Is it possible to call the functions of a Grasshopper component from inside a (C#/VB.Net/Python) script?

While there is not in fact a 1:1 correspondence between components and methods in a simply accessible library, it is under certain circumst…

Started by Andrew Heumann

4 Dec 18, 2015
Reply by James Ramsden

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

4 Nov 26, 2015
Reply by Rafat Ahmed

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

14 Sep 16, 2015
Reply by Vladyslav Vitaliyovych Benkovsky

DataTree selection rules

Dear Users, I've been working on data tree selection rules this weekend and when 0.9.0063 is released (hopefully tomorrow, 4th November) t…

Started by David Rutten

69 Aug 29, 2015
Reply by Max May

I've posted a question and no one has answered it!

Whilst the majority of cries for help on the forum get answered within the hour, some don't. There may be a valid reason for this so please…

Started by Danny Boyes

36 Mar 16, 2015
Reply by David Rutten

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

32 Mar 8, 2015
Reply by David Rutten

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

3 Feb 8, 2015
Reply by Ramon

The Why and How of Data Trees

This is not a tutorial on how to use data trees. The goal of this article is to explain why data trees are used in Grasshopper. Data stora…

Started by David Rutten

1 Jan 20, 2015
Reply by nikos tzar



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