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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. 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. I hope to follow this up with some more..... Tags: Branches, Mapper, Path, Pathmapper, Replace Attachments: PathMapper_20110315.ghx, 658 KB ▶ Reply to This Related:  GRASSHOPPER*importants à revoir

Lars Renklint's Page Continuing to explore the work of Rinus Roelufs, I had some progress with the selfintersecting Moebius band. The holes that permits the surface to weave into itself are now circular. The definition is not all that parametric yet, meaning you can only change the size of the moebius, the size of the holes and whether the moebius band should be twisted… Continue Unfolding Surface Strips « Heumann Design/Tech Unfolding Surface Strips 26Mar11 Lately, in some of my work I have been investigating unfolding complex forms with Grasshopper. The newest release of Grasshopper enables the use of Compound Transformations, which makes it possible to quite efficiently unfold strips of planar surfaces. In the past I have had to use pepakura or other similar utilities to perform the unfolding outside of Rhino, or alternately a slow faux-recursive method where I essentially unfold one segment of the polysurface at a time. Below are a few definitions making use of this new capability. Finally, with the right settings on the same definition (setting V divisions to 1 and U divisions to some high number) it can be used to substitute for the UnrollSrf command in Rhino with a high degree of accuracy. Like this: Like Loading...

Planar Surface Component Hi, I am a little disappointed that the planar surface component doesn´t work like the used icon is promising. The icon shows a bunge of curves and lines which are overlapping at the end. Of course they need to be planar, but in GH it does not work with overlapping curves. Is there a trick to activate this function? any tips or workarounds are welcome.... thanks Tags: closed, curves, open, planar, surface ▶ Reply to This Time Stopper 4 VERTEX DIGITAL DESIGN Slingshot! GH+MySQL v0.6 Released A new version of the Slingshot GH+MySQL plug-in has been released. The release improves on the workflow for writing information to a MySQL table. A new Write Table component is included which allows the user to dynamically insert and update multiple columns of data. A workflow example for creating, writing, and querying is also included in this release.

**SOFTlab | LAB** We are working on an installation called CHROMAtex that is set to open at the Bridge Gallery on August 26th. The piece is comprised of over 4400 separate colorful panels. It is being made possible by all of our kind and generous friends who have donated to our Kickstarter page… Follow along, watch for updates and donate if you feel like it! So far the list of communal GH thanks extends to the following (the definition’s not quite done yet… there may be more people to thank in the end): Chris Chalmers of BIOS : Unrolling Surfaces in Grasshopper @ [ u t o ] : Mesh Analysis and Utility Component Giulio Piacentino : Grasshopper tools in C# : txtLines Damien Alomar : JPEG file output consultation To read more click on read more. First decompose the mesh into all of its faces.

Cross Reference; what is it, how does it work, why would I need it? As of Grasshopper 0.9 components no longer offer a Cross Reference option in their pop-up menus. This feature was removed because I felt it was not flexible enough. Now, you can achieve Cross Reference matching with a dedicated component which creates combinations of items. You can find the [Cross Reference] component in the Sets.List panel. When Grasshopper iterates over lists of items, it will match the first item in list A with the first item in list B. We can denote the behaviour of data cross referencing using a table. Sometimes however you don't want all possible permutations. If we apply this to our {A,B,C}, {X,Y,Z} example, we should expect to not see the combinations for {A,X}, {B,Y} and {C,Z}: The rule that is applied to 'diagonal' matching is: "Skip all permutations where all items have the same list index". The four remaining matching algorithms are all variations on the same theme.

mcneel/rhinocommon Heumann Design/Tech | architecture/code/art | Page 2 I haven’t yet decided how I want to manage the social-media-blogging component of my thesis process, which will begin in January when I return for my 10th and final semester. In a way I am inclined to be somewhat schizophrenic about it, with different aspects appearing different places. If that’s the logic I follow, it will probably feature major milestones/completions here on this blog, images/fragments/visual ideas on Thetic, my tumblr, and in-depth theoretical discussions in a private circle on Google+ (if you are interested in contributing there, let me know and I’ll add you to the circle.) However, considering the end of my pre-thesis semester a “substantial completion” of some kind, I’ll post a bit here about the project I am proposing to pursue. My thesis is an attempt to tie together a number of threads with which I have been preoccupied over the last several years. Here’s the 2-minute pitch: Some of these results quite clearly resemble the original Eames House: 1. 2. 3.