Grasshopper in Layouts

Hi all,

I wanted to make an information panel for drawings. But I could not use grasshopper within the layout. Is this correct or do you suggest a different way? I like the way you can scale in a layout, but I do not want to scale the information panel that will be created through grasshopper.


No one?

If I understand correctly, you would like GH to draw on top of the layout.
I’m not understanding the scaling part of your post so there’s probably something there that I’m missing but couldn’t you just make a detail in the layout to view the GH geometry?

Yes, i meant drawing ontop of a layout with grasshopper. Drawing geometry ontop of the layout is possible, so I thought that using grasshopper ontop of a layout would be possible too.

I don’t feel like creating the layout with the grasshopper script for the information panel in the rhino modelling enviornment because it defeats the purpous of the layouts a bit for me. I feel like doing it the old fasion autocad way then.

Maybe it is just me. It seemed to me that it would be a nice way to work with a layout instead of doing that within the rhino modeling environment.


Wim, I am considering using Grasshopper to help manage multiple layouts across the model to produce a drawing set. The most immediate application is generating schedules. Essentially I would script the formatting and data entry of the schedule in grasshopper but would then need to be able to locate that schedule somewhere on the layout. I attempted to reference a point modeled in Rhino into GH but that failed to come in. If this is a far reach, can you help me understand software that can integrate schedules / reports / spreadsheets onto a Rhino layout? This is an essential aspect of documentation.
Let me know, thanks!