You are right. The z is the only vector that uses the surface and is set to that surface normal at the point.
X and Y in the output of the ptCoordinate component are the vectors to the next grid point in the i and j directions. Keep in…"
it is utilized by users from different industries and certainly not only in architecture.
To your question, attached is an example that shows how ptMorph3d works and the difference between smooth, and non-smooth morphing. You are right…"
Yes, you can use the Rhino commands, and you can do the following:
1- extract one isocurve in the v dir
2- divide curve by number
3- use ExtractIsoCurve again and snap to the divide points to create your curves
4- use ptGriUCurves (you…"
One approach that I can see work best in this case is to extract evenly spaced isocurves in the u or v direction, then use those to create your paneling grid using ptGriUCurves command. You can create the grid in GH (see attached), bake…"
I see. The lines you see in the PanelingTools video are isocurves. The actual panels are triangular.
Can you please use Rhino and manually create few of the panels or sketch the pattern and post here?
You main problem is that the helmet is not a single surface and therefore is might be hard to panel or FlowAlongSurface.
There are grid commands in PanelingTools that help you grid a polysurface. If you can share your model,…"
Hi All,A new release of PanelingTools for Rhino 5 and Grasshopper is now available forDownload...New in this release:PT for Rhino---------------- Fixed "ptUnrollFaces" command bugs.- "ptPanelGrid" with "AddFacesBorders" option now closes edge panels.- Fixed a bug in "ptPanelGridCustomVariable" with list option.PT for Grasshopper------------------------ Make PT menu names consistent.- Added spiral…See More
Hi,We are working on fixing the Rhino rhi installer bugs, and we need your help.If you are having any problem installing or loading the latest release of PanelingTools, please email the following to Brian Gillespie (firstname.lastname@example.org):- Your computer operating system,- Version of Rhino and service release,- If you have older versions of PanelingTools or you are installing it for the first time,- The version of Grasshopper (if you have trouble installing PT for GH),- Description of error or an…See More
Hi all,The new release of PanelingTools for Rhino and Grasshopper is now available.download from here...New in this release:------------------PanelingTools for Rhino 5:Added MeanMeshes new command.Fixed divide surface by number when…See More
Hi all,If you have PanelingTools already installed for Rhino 5 Beta and upgraded to Rhino 5, then PanelingTools might disappear. A re-installation of PanelingTools.rhi will fail with the comment "this package is already installed". To solve this you need to do the following:1) close ALL sessions of Rhino.2) Go to the folder where PanelingTools is saved when it was installed: C:\Users\[USER]\AppData\Roaming\McNeel\Rhinoceros\5.0\Plug-insNote: if you cannot see "AppData" folder, then make sure…See More