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Path Mapper Help

Path Mapper Help
As a result of a request please find a series of examples for using the Path Mapper component. The First installment of this is showing the Path Mapper imitating some already existing components. Flatten, Graft, Simplify and Flip Matrix. There is also an additional example showing Integer Divide to which there is no existing component. For those uninitiated in the dark arts of pathmapper the component can be found on the Sets Tab> Tree Section with the icon of a red cube. Section 8: The Garden of the Forking Path of the Grasshopper Primer 2nd Edition is dedicated to the Tree Structure implemented in GH v0.6. UPDATED to correct an error in the Flip Matrix demonstration path_count should be item_count. Updated: 2011-04-20 Replace Branches Not sure if it's right to include this here as its actually encouraging you not to use the Path Mapper, but sometimes there are benefits to being able to keep the definition free from restrictions like the Path Mapper. Attachments: ▶ Reply to This

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Data Tree Utilities: Match Path and Partial Flatten In the coming weeks, I am planning to release some clusters I've put together for use, and I thought I'd start with two that correspond to common operations I perform on data trees. The first, Match Path, takes a flat list of data with N items, and another list of data with N items with some kind of arbitrary tree structure. The output is the first flat list, reconfigured to match the path structure of the input list. I was inspired to create this one by a post on the Grasshopper board by Arie-Willem de Jongh (here). Example files edit 29/04/14 - Here is a new collection of more than 80 example files, organized by category: This zip is the most up to date collection of examples at the moment, and collects together a wide variety of definitions made for various workshops and in response to forum questions. Thanks to all workshop attendees and forum members for your valuable input. It is possible I've missed a few useful ones. If there is something else you'd like to see included please let me know

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