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Case Grasshopper Plug-in Preview: Unroll

A preview of a the Unroll component available in the forthcoming Grasshopper Plug-in by Case Design Inc. http://apps.case-inc.com/ Plug-in Release TBD...

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Comment by klumpen on January 21, 2014 at 2:30pm

Thank you, that totally works - the only thing missing was setting the "hint types".

I'll test if it also works flawless with more complex breps...

Comment by djordje on January 21, 2014 at 2:16pm

You need to set the types: right click on your "brep" input plug and set the "Type hint" to "Brep".

Here are the files.

Comment by klumpen on January 21, 2014 at 1:45pm

Thank you for the hint. I got python running and did it like in your screenshot but the python component returns the error message "1. Solution exception:expected Surface, got Guid"

I think I'll probably have to get a little more into python.

I found this component in the forum:

http://www.grasshopper3d.com/forum/topics/unroll-surface-and-breps

but this one explodes the brep - I don't want that.

I also found this one:

http://www.grasshopper3d.com/forum/topics/unroll

this one is actually doing what I need, but it seems to me its outputting geometry to the rhino viewport and then re-grabbing it into gh - which makes it kind of slow.

now I'm using the unroll component which is part "BullAnt" from GeometryGym. Its totally fine but there are a hole lot of components which I don't need. that's why I thought that just the single component would be just fine.

I'll keep an eye on this post here and maybe the little unroll will be available here soon.

Comment by djordje on January 21, 2014 at 9:56am

You can create one by yourself. It requires the Ghpython plugin:

Comment by klumpen on January 21, 2014 at 8:41am

This would be great. I created an account on your page but I still cant find the unroll component. where can I download it. Thanks!

Comment by Nick Bruscia on March 21, 2013 at 11:54am

Really looking forward to the release!

Comment by navneet on February 22, 2013 at 10:32pm

Good job, Thanks!

Comment by Ángel Linares on February 19, 2013 at 2:25pm

Thanks for the work! 

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