algorithmic modeling for Rhino

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FAQ? What FAQ? Who?

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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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

11 Mar 25, 2020
Reply by Raymond Mosely

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

2 Sep 28, 2019
Reply by Vernon Spradling

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

5 Nov 20, 2018
Reply by Guillermo Rage

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

23 Mar 10, 2018
Reply by Peter

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

72 Feb 23, 2018
Reply by Yevgeny Koramblyum

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

19 May 10, 2017
Reply by Rick Titulaer

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

18 Feb 28, 2017
Reply by Michael Powers

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






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