Pufferfish and Rhino 7 (enabling examplefiles)

Does Pufferfish work with Rhino 7 (not wip-version) I installed everything as written in the Read-me file. The toolbar shows up in Grasshopper, i can open the examplefiles included with the plugin, but they just don’t work (they don’t give any output in Rhino. Am i doing anything wrong, any tricks,…?

For me and surely a lot of people it works. It could be better you gave more information.
Have you an example of file that doesn"t work?
Can you gave a screenshot? With errors or warning if some? …

works very well for me. It’s one of my primary tools for working with SubD in grasshopper, too.

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This sounds interesting, could you give some examples?

To answer the question, sometimes example files is full of different examples.
Then it’s common that many components are disabled to start with. Right click and enable.

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Thank you all for your fast reply, but it was the enabling that did it. I wasn’t aware of this possibility. Thanks Lars. Maybe they can write it on top of every example file. Examples are very often for starting people who aren’t aware of all the possibillities.

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When you have many components to enable or disable it is easiest to first select them, then click with your middle mouse button/scroll wheel and choose enable.

Examples are very often for starting people who aren’t aware of all the possibillities.

To be fair. I would suggest to get some grasshopper basics under your belt before jumping into plugins. You should know these kinds of UI things before getting into them. You can even go in grasshopper to Help > tutorial files to learn lots of these things. By the time you use plugins it is expected that you have at-least some familiarity with grasshopper itself. Examples of plugins are not responsible to teach you grasshoppers UI. This would be a lot of work if every developer of every plug-in has to also explain grasshoppers UI in every example file they make.

There are also tons of Grasshopper UI videos floating around. A quick google search brings up this series which looks promising.

Hi Michael, I can certainly see your point, but the thing is that a lot of people get into contact with grasshopper just because of some of their plugins. We have to run before we can walk, which sometimes is not that easy. I am using Rhino now for three years, grasshopper almost as long. I came from a solidworks background which is completely parametrized. Missing this in some situations in Rhino is why i almost immediately started using grasshopper. i use already a long time some plugins but this was the first time i found out or needed the enable function. Just putting the sentence on top of the page “enable to get working examples is not that hard”. Or a standard template with a link to the file you linked to me would even be better :grinning:. Thanks by the way.
But before sounding ungrateful, i like this forum a lot, found already lots of helpful info, thanks everybody for that.

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For three years you never disabled a component? :grinning:. There must be some kind of award for that achievement haha.

:rofl: The disadvantage of self learning, i just deleted it, or disconnected it. i agree, disabling is easier. yesterday was a fruitful day.

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Same, but maybe a year and a half, not three. Same reason, too: self taught, and there are two kinds of beginner tutorials, the kind that get you started making stuff fast, and the kind that tediously go through every single feature. I did the first kind.

Personally I would always start with a UI tutorial before a “doing stuff with the software” tutorial. :upside_down_face:

McNeels beginner course may have covered the deactivate function’s existence, but if they did, I quickly forgot about them because they didn’t cover any application of it.

I ended up figuring it out after downloading plugin examples with deactivated portions.

It may be shown in help > tutorial files. Haven’t looked at those in awhile.