Rhino 8 WIP Available Now!

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Below is a complete list of changes in Rhino 8 WIP. For release-by-release notes, scroll down.

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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21026) is now available for Windows and Mac

New in Rhino WIP:

  • All the fixes in Rhino 7, plus:

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Switching to display mode based on Realtime Display Mode caused complete system freeze (RH-62425)
  • Display Metal: Only single pixel wire thickness is supported (RH-61642)
  • Eto: Custom Material slider mouse-over feedback is inconsistent (RH-61780)
  • MergeAllCoplanarFaces: Did not merge faces all at once in some cases (RH-62565)
  • OSnap: PersistentOnMesh was broken (RH-63207)
  • SubD: ZoomNaked doesn't work with SubD objects (RH-49852)

Features Added:

  • AlignVertices: Added AverageVertexesToAdjust option (RH-62802)
  • Eto: DropDownOpening / Closing events for ButtonMenuItem (RH-63082)
  • Lasso: New SelRectangular command (RH-62805)
  • MatchMeshEdge: Added AverageVertexesToAdjust and Join options (RH-62525)
  • Ungroup: New UngroupAllNested command (RH-62546)

Performance Improvements:

  • Display Metal: Optimized with moving curve tessellation compute stage earlier (RH-62879)

Regressions Fixed:

  • File IO: Solidworks import made inconsistent normals (RH-60639)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Core Architecture: Mac OS 10.15 is made a system requirement for V8 (RH-62207)
  • Display:
    • Added initial clipping plane support to Metal wire drawing shader (RH-61486)
    • Metal had a problem of setting up buffer (RH-62756)
  • Display Metal:
    • Supports overlay drawing (RH-61853)
    • Supports indexed vbos for curve drawing (RH-61973)
  • SubD: ZoomNaked doesn't work with SubD objects (RH-49852)

Enhancements:

  • Display Metal: Supports drawing text (RH-61527)

Features Added:

  • Display Metal: Added initial support for Dot drawing (RH-61507)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Installer: Requires Windows 10 for Rhino 8 (RH-61826)

Tasks Completed:

  • Rhino Installer Engine: Updated for Rhino 8 (RH-61576)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21040) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Switching to display mode based on Realtime Display Mode caused complete system freeze (RH-62425)

Features Added:

  • Ungroup: New UngroupAllNested command (RH-62546)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21061) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • MatchMeshEdge: JoinMesh option (RH-62527)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21089) is now available for Windows and Mac

Nothing new to report this week, except for all the fixes also in Rhino 7.5 Release Candidate 4.

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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21096) is now available for Windows and Mac

All changes in 7.5 Release Candidate 5, plus:

Features Added:

  • ConvertToBeziers: Consider request to ConvertSurfaceToSingleSpans with direction option (RH-63280)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21103) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all changes in 7.6 RC1, plus:

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Lines were invisible when curve tessellation was disabled (RH-63728)
  • File IO: Property “CurvesAs” missing from the headless -AcadSchemes command (RH-63735)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21117) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all changes in 7.6 RC3, plus:


Windows-Only Changes

UI Change:

  • Toolbar: Made button editor bitmap button prompt for selecting an SVG file (RH-63892)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21124) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all changes in 7.6 RC3, plus:

Regressions Fixed:

  • Display: Annotation: Rhino 8 WIP doesn't show text - SLF-RHN Architect (RH-63668)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21124) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all changes in 7.6 RC1, plus:

Bugs Fixed:


Mac-Only Changes

Tasks Completed:

  • Build Process: Rhino 8 WIP for Mac requires macOS Big Sur 11.3 (RH-63609)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21138) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all changes in 7.6 RC2

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21160) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all the changes in 7.8 RC1 plus:

Bugs Fixed:

  • LibrariesTab: Allow assignment from Library (RH-39690)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21168) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all the changes in 7.8 RC2, plus:

Bugs Fixed:

  • CommandHelp: V8 topics did not open (RH-62051)
  • File IO: Add option to export polylines as a series of lines in OBJ (RH-64427)
  • Rendering: Post Effect: Logarithmic tonemapping inconsistent output depending on scene (RH-63729)
  • Surface-surface intersection:
    • Failed when objects had the same height with singularity (RH-36471)
    • Split fails (RH-61055)

Mac-Only Changes

Crashes Fixed:

  • Crash: Command+N before initialization completes causes crash (RH-62639)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Toolbar: RUI saved for v7 is loaded back into V8 (RH-64619)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21174) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all the changes in 7.8 RC3, plus:

Bugs Fixed:

  • ToNURBS: SubD ToNURBS: G1 and G2 edge continuity improvements at extraordinary vertices - increase CV count? (RH-61653)

Features Added:

  • AlignVertices: Supports point clouds and added AverageVerticesToAdjust and OnlyNakeds options (RH-64652)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21180) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Annotation: Dimensions no longer show value as <> (RH-62701)
  • File IO: Import PDF - Print Width (RH-64366)

Enhancements:

  • File IO: STEP Export - Improved saving to cloud storage folders and paths with Asian characters (RH-64664)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • ToolPalettes: Blank buttons on mac (RH-64717)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21187) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Curve-curve intersection: Trim wonky with ApparentIntersections=Yes (RH-43352)
  • File IO: Add support for Reference file in DGN import (RH-54202)

Features Added:

  • AlignVertices: Supports point clouds and added AverageVerticesToAdjust and OnlyNakeds options (RH-64652)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display:
    • Rhino 8: FilletEdge messes up the display (RH-62211)
    • Dark mode - analysis dialogs cannot be read easily (RH-64690)

Cosmetics:

  • RDK: Eto tree control was gray (RH-64807)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21196) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all the changes in 7.9 RC1, plus:

Bugs Fixed:

  • Surface-surface intersection: Intersection failure (RH-56916)

Enhancements:

  • ToNURBS: New G1xx option that uses double knots at extraordinary vertices to improve NURBS continuity (RH-61653)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21223) is now available for Windows and Mac

Includes all the changes in 7.10 RC1, plus:

Bugs Fixed:

  • File IO: 3mf file changes the mesh (RH-64639)

Enhancements:

  • File IO: 3MF Import/Export - Updated to use 3MF SDK 2.1.1 (RH-64392)

UI Change:

  • Panels: Updated to use SVG icons (RH-64092)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • RibbonOffset: RibbonOffset failure (RH-65103)

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.21231) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Silhouettes did not show in Technical mode (RH-65022)
  • Toolbar: Point size varied in some toolbar icons (RH-37466)
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