Saturday, June 28, 2008

PanelingTools for Rhino Updated

A new release of PanelingTools plug-in for Rhino 4.0 is available for download. New in this release:

  • Added new commands to manipulate paneling grid:
    • ptCloseGrid: Close grid in U or V direction.
    • ptCompactGrid: Remove grid holes.
    • ptGridSeam: Change grid seam (for closed grid).
    • ptRemoveOverlap: Remove overlapped (coincident) grid points.
    • ptShiftGrid: Shifts selected points in a grid.
  • Added two new options to built-in patterns:
    • "New": enable user-defined pattern.
    • "TriBasic" a variation of triangular pattern.
  • The option "AddFaces" now creates EdgeSrf or Patches depending on number of edges.
  • Added option to ptPanelCurve to define a direction line.
  • Added option to ptPanelGridQuads command to triangulate remaining non-planar faces.
  • Made many UI refinements, changed command names and options to be more clear.
  • Fixed out-of-memory bug when using large set of points in a grid.
  • Fixed few crash bugs and memory leaks.

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