Rhino 8 Feature: Block Manager Panel

Great to see the block manager getting new features. I like the object-tree display, but see a key missing feature: the ability to modify user attributes of blocks within the block manager.

@osuire made an entire custom tool to do this, and it’s an essential feature when working with large architectural BIM models which have so many custom user attributes tied to objects.

The real pain-point is when block instances have user attributes. If those instances are then within nested blocks, you have to manually open every nested block to select the instances to change. In a large model, this is a massive inefficiency.

Instead, I’d like to search for the block name (or even better, search by any user attribute) in the block manager, select all the instances to change (within the block-manager window), and have their in-common user attributes immediately accessible in the window below.