Grasshopper

algorithmic modeling for Rhino

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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 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

22 Dec 29, 2016
Reply by Nilou

Which Scripting Language should I learn? C#, VB.Net, or Python?

This question comes up a lot, and the answers below are compiled from my own experience and a number of posts by others: http://www.grassho

Started by Andrew Heumann

5 Nov 22, 2016
Reply by Devang Chauhan

What is this component and where can I find it?

Text Components If you are trying to learn GH through a video tutorial and can read a components name on the screen but don't know where to…

Started by Danny Boyes

2 Nov 10, 2016
Reply by Lukas G

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

18 Oct 22, 2016
Reply by David Rutten

Panel special code mappings.

Grasshopper on Rhino6 will have support for 'special codes'. When enabled in the menu, special character combinations in curly braces will…

Started by David Rutten

0 Sep 20, 2016

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

5 Aug 23, 2016
Reply by Alessio

Grasshopper data types.

Grasshopper is an application that deals with a lot of different types of data. These data types can come from 6 different sources and some…

Started by David Rutten

2 Aug 11, 2016
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

20 Jul 25, 2016
Reply by luca rovero

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, 2016
Reply by David Rutten

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

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