algorithmic modeling for Rhino
Is it possible to import an STL file direct from a path?
it would be very useful for me because you work only with one program.
I hope anybody have an idea.
The STL import logic is not accessible other than using the Rhino _Import command.
I've requested that these algorithms become accessible via the SDK and it seems possible that during the course of Rhino6 you'll be able to use a RhinoCommon method which reads an TSL file and returns a RhinoDoc instance.
Has this changed in the years since this initial posting? It would be great if Grasshopper could directly import STLs...
Ok Thanks for your answer.
When is Rhino 6 ready for download?
We don't know. We'd like to have a Rhino6 beta out before 2014, but I said 'during the course of Rhino6'. We agreed this would be a nice feature to have and we have an idea about how to implement it, but none of the code has been written yet.
Very barebones stl parsing; no normals, no colours, no materials, only binary stl, no error checking, based on wikipedia.
Thanks but i need the normals later.
Ok. With normals, even welded.
Oh man this is absolutely brilliant!
Thank you very very... much!
This is a very old discussion, but I also used the code you passed to Henne. I Would like to know if there is a way to use the rotate3D (Rot3D) on the preview of this mesh.
Thanks in advance for your comments.
Just connect the mesh output to the G input on Rot3D and the G output of Rot3D to the G input of Preview.
Then you need values for the other other three inputs of Rot3D, of course.
Did I understand your question correctly?
Yes, Thanks. I figured out that sometime after I wrote my question to you.
Thanks- works great!