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Generate Image from Mesh
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Hi guys,I am trying to generate an image (i.e. displacement map or a heightfield) from an existing 3D mesh.Most of the tutorials I have seen teach the reverse of what I am looking for -- "How to…Continue

Tags: Terrain, Landscape, Engine, Unreal, Displacement

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Carroll Jul 16, 2015.

Python RegEx Question
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Hey guys,I am new to regular expressions and I am experiencing some issues. Basically I am receiving an error from GH when I try to extract List Items from a list of strings (size = 2435). When…Continue

Tags: regex, ghpython, python

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arend Jun 8, 2015.

Importing Beautiful Soup (or any other Python Library)
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Hi all:I am quite new to using Python in grasshopper; in fact, I'm sort of new to python altogether. I recently downloaded a Python library called Beautiful Soup. I am trying to write a simple script…Continue

Tags: beginner, soup, beautiful, python

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Carroll Jun 1, 2015.

Tab-Delimited CSV Import
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Hey everyone:I am currently working on a project that imports a .csv with basic data points into grasshopper. I understand the problem well enough, but I am having technical difficulties trying to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by William Carroll Jun 3, 2015.

 

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William Carroll replied to William Carroll's discussion Generate Image from Mesh
"Thanks, David! This is a great start. I am not familiar with Mesh | Ray intersections. However, I assume that once I have the intersection points, I should Deconstruct them, extract the Z-Coordinate, and feed that into the Bounds component using the…"
Jul 16, 2015
David Rutten replied to William Carroll's discussion Generate Image from Mesh
"The problem with heightfields is that it's difficult to make them at all accurate. If you use the grey-scale value, then you only get 256 levels of elevation which is crap for any decent landscape. It is true that you cannot make images with…"
Jul 16, 2015
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Generate Image from Mesh

Hi guys,I am trying to generate an image (i.e. displacement map or a heightfield) from an existing 3D mesh.Most of the tutorials I have seen teach the reverse of what I am looking for -- "How to generate a mesh from an image". The reason I would like to generate the heightfield from an existing mesh topology is because I need to import it into Unreal Engine 4 to use as an optimized terrain / landscape. Unfortunately, generating a heightmap seems to be the only way to solve this problem.Are…See More
Jul 16, 2015
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Jul 15, 2015
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Centre table Design

"This looks nice. Did you use a third-party to fabricate the table? Or do you have access to a steel laser cutter?"
Jul 15, 2015
William Carroll commented on Hui Chen's video
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Series:A digital design work record of a high-rise building project

"Amazing work... I'm still looking for a tutorial on basic screen capturing and tweening with grasshopper...humbling"
Jun 29, 2015
William Carroll replied to Philipp's discussion HSV required
"Try this: *attached * I got the conversion algorithm from here: http://www.rapidtables.com/convert/color/hsv-to-rgb.htm Let me know if this helps."
Jun 26, 2015
William Carroll replied to Mirek's discussion [TouchOSC] How to format the data string for sending OSC msg (to mobile device) in the group gHowl
"Hey Mirek. I fooled around with this some more today. Using gHowl components, I was able to receive and send data to-and-from Grasshopper and TouchOSC. Faders in my GH canvas would effect the faders within my TouchOSC interface; all of this…"
Jun 24, 2015
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Growing curve

"holy..."
Jun 22, 2015
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Natural Systems / Material Systems ; Computational Design

"nice... you must be familiar with Achim Menges's work, yes? Looks like his sand-dollar-inspired pavilion with the functionality of his HygroSkin Pavilion."
Jun 22, 2015
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Jun 20, 2015
William Carroll replied to Alpha222's discussion [help] About "Match Text" component
"Thanks, David."
Jun 19, 2015
William Carroll replied to Alpha222's discussion [help] About "Match Text" component
"Did not know this component existed...let alone that a component in GH accepted regexs; I've been writing all of mine with ghPython components, which is kind of a clunky way to use regexs anyway. Would you mind telling me which version of…"
Jun 19, 2015
William Carroll replied to Arthur Mamou-Mani's discussion WISH : Align Groups similarly to components
"This would be a great addition to GH2 if it hasn't already been implemented..."
Jun 18, 2015

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