Rhino 8 WIP Available Now!

Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.23220) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • ArcBlend: Doesn't trim correctly (RH-75955)
  • ClippingPlane: Clipping does not update dynamically when set to "Include Selected" (RH-75855)
  • Display Metal: Object Intersection Not Visible in Technical Display (RH-76113)
  • Gumball: Incorrectly shows scale handles after relocating (RH-75851)
  • Layer: Old Layers panel SDK functions need updating (RH-68678)
  • MouseOver Highlight: SubObject selection / Mouseover highlight does not work for (poly)surface vertices (RH-75852)
  • OpenNURBS: ON_Plane::IsValid should check for NaN (RH-76196)
  • PersistentOnSrf: PersistentOn… object snaps do not work with Copy (RH-76080)
  • Print: Technical and pen mode (RH-11615)
  • Rendering: Cycles: Rectangular lights not visible in reflections (RH-76178)
  • Reset: Running Reset command causes doc to be in an Edited State (RH-75939)
  • UI Appearance: Resize areas should have consistent width (RH-74337)

Enhancements:

  • Rendering: Materials: Thumbnails now render only discrete sizes of 64, 128, 256, 512 and any in-between sizes get scaled during display (RH-76114)

Features Added:

  • Grasshopper: Added "Point Cloud Contour" component (RH-75858)

SDK Enhancement:

  • SDK: Cannot explode text, leaders, and dimensions from RhinoCommon (RH-50235)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • UI problems with macOS Sonoma (RH-75678)

Features Added:

  • File IO: Backup current 3dm file before saving over it (RH-68397)

UI Change:

  • Viewports: Added the down-arrow button to viewport tiles for opening the viewport menu (RH-70593)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Annotation: Hatch: Gradient Hatch not properly scaled when placed inside a block (RH-76003)
  • Rendering: Materials: Materials panel: Focus shifts in material search (RH-76053)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.23227) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Annotation: Text: Text Selection Not Working In Perspective Projection Detail with Layout Scaling Enabled (RH-75634)
  • CPlane: AutoAlign: Gumball does not undo correctly with autocplane (RH-75832)
  • File IO: Order of layouts in PDF (RH-75933)
  • Panels: Isolate makes the Filter panel appear (RH-72881)
  • Rendering: Materials: Single color texture fails on physically based (RH-74876)
  • SDK: SDK installer should not check for VS 2019 (RH-76312)
  • SelLayer: Should work by selecting an object (RH-76252)
  • Selection: Surface gets selected when hidden isocurve is hit (RH-75787)
  • Snap: Remove snapping to invisible objects (RH-76109)
  • UVEditor: UV Editor: Re-unwrap must use symmetry tip from Unwrap (RH-74636)

Enhancements:

  • Gumball: Shift key can activate 2D scaling on plane handle after dragging has started (RH-75535)
  • History: Supports snapping to SubD vertices (RH-76098)
  • Print: Add UI to the print dialog to allow for saving layouts as individual PDFs (RH-76192)

Features Added:

  • Grasshopper: Grasshopper does not naively support lightweight extrusions (RH-42662)

Regressions Fixed:

  • Display: Top-most object in nested blocks do not show wires (RH-76298)
  • Layer: Layers panel - Copied layer location incorrect (RH-76262)
  • Rendering: Materials: Single color texture using object color not working properly when object is colored (RH-74877)

SDK Enhancement:

  • SDK: RhinoCommon: Mesh.CreateFromCurveExtrusion flawed (RH-68211)

Story:

Tasks Completed:

  • Rendering: Cycles: Fold RhinoRenderCycles project into RhinoCycles (RH-67468)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • ImportPreferences: Allow ImportPreferences (Settings) to accept .plist files for backward compatibility (RH-76260)
  • Options: Display Modes: Clipping plane settings (RH-75612)
  • Preferences: Import/Export Preferences commands need renaming and aliases on Mac (RH-76259)
  • Rendering: Materials: Investigate the work needed to support the use of the alternative texcoord-set in Procedurals (RH-75067)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Rendering: Textures: rendered mode bitmap images adjustment makes object transparent (RH-76282)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.23234) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • CPlane: AutoAlign: AutoCPlane: Make it work in a detail (RH-75563)
  • Docking: make the target zones larger (RH-72559)
  • File IO: Order of layouts in PDF (RH-75933)
  • Fin: Too much fin (RH-76377)
  • Layer: Sticky column width and order (RH-69711)
  • Move: Moving dimensions differs depending on pre or post selection (RH-75643)
  • NamedView: Named view icons are gone (RH-76442)
  • Print: Vector PDF from Technical (RH-76212)
  • Rendering: Materials: materials: cannot assign default, by default (RH-76397)
  • SelectionFilter: Selection filter switches off (RH-76342)
  • WindowLayout: Window layouts: incorrect layout restored (RH-72000)

Crashes Fixed:

  • Trim: Hard crash running Trim (RH-76341)

Enhancements:

  • Print command - prefill filename for Rhino PDF (RH-76354)

SDK Enhancement:

  • SDK: RhinoCommon: PointCloud.RemoveRange slow (RH-76488)

Usability Problems Fixed:

  • Containers: Toolbars: Single docked toolbar does not refresh (RH-70356)
  • Rendering: Textures: Texture control slider range (RH-76362)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • CommandPrompt:
    • Undocked command prompt on mac has focus issues (RH-73672)
    • The command control appears after restarting Rhino when Use command options dialog option is on (RH-75176)
  • Menu: Window > Panels > Command History entry missing (RH-75915)
  • Rendering: Cycles: Rendering on Mac: blank image (RH-73275)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Grasshopper: Bake: bake component is broken (RH-76347)
  • Rendering: Textures: rendered mode bitmap images adjustment makes object transparent (RH-76282)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.23241) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Block: Properties panel, Block Instance tab issue (RH-76574)
  • ClearAllMeshes: Doesn't clear technical meshes (RH-76579)
  • Display: Section curve color (RH-76424)
  • ExtractClippingSlices: Uses block on a layout (RH-75231)
  • File IO: Read and Write file formats with options (RH-70646)
  • Grasshopper: Grasshopper preview of dimension doesn't show correct text gap when compared to actual Rhino drawing code (RH-76173)
  • PackageManager: Rhino tries to load plug-in twice after updating package (RH-70611)
  • Print: Vector print crash (RH-76580)
  • Rendering: Cycles Viewport: Focal blur fails (RH-76044)
  • Rendering: Realtime SDK: Rendering: Cycles: Hidden objects in block instances are rendered (RH-76516)
  • Rendering: Textures: Missing image files dialog issue (RH-76441)
  • Section Tools: Use deleted geometry (RH-76273)
  • SubD: ON_SubDVertex::SetControlNetPoint(*,true) needs to clear the cache of 2 rings of faces. (RH-76334)
  • UDT:
  • UI Appearance: Rhino hides when hovering over unpinned settings menu (RH-73342)

Cosmetics:

  • Rendering: Materials: Layer material swatch only shows diffuse color and disregards texture map (RH-51792)
  • Rendering: Texture Mapping: Empty name lists as (unnamed) (RH-67395)

Crashes Fixed:

  • Display Metal: com.mcneel.rhinoceros.RhCore:MetalSemaphore::Wait(long long) (RH-76230)

Usability Problems Fixed:

  • ScriptEditor: Improve Python 3 language server performance (RH-76225)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Metal: Selected mesh sub-faces won't shade-highlight (RH-72301)
  • Sweep2: refit tolerance limited (RH-76552)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Annotation: Linetype: Line weights are only showing center line (RH-76547)
  • Dark Mode: Point Cloud Contour (RH-76193)
  • Display: Reconsider adding back pixel alignment for orthogonal lines (RH-76211)
  • Grasshopper: Components:
    • Extrude is broken (RH-76348)
    • Extrude non planar curves not working (RH-76350)
    • Extruding a curve in GH results in a solid (RH-76349)
  • Panels:
    • unpinned container overlaps dialogs (RH-76202)
    • All Rhino Panels should support F1 Help (RH-76339)

Regressions Fixed:

  • Display: Single backface color (RH-76617)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.23248) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Shade-highlight highlights wrong objects (RH-76687)
  • FilletCorners: FilletCorners converts polycurve linear segments to degree 2 curves (RH-76759)
  • Grasshopper: Extrude curve failure (RH-76758)
  • Gumball:
    • Gumball keeps drawing dynamic circle after mouse is released (RH-76731)
    • Cutting creates duplicate of objects that are close to the extrusions (RH-75853)
  • Layer: Layer's Match properties doesn't match section style (RH-76735)
  • MeshSplit: Moose mesh split failure (RH-67023)
  • Rendering: Cycles:
    • Cycles: Ground plane with bump map has mapping issues (RH-37825)
    • Environment altitude incorrectly used in Raytraced (RH-62381)
    • Decal issues (RH-75658)
    • Artifacts with Clipping Plane (RH-62567)
  • Section Tools:
    • Clipping drawing update: unhighlight (RH-76819)
    • Report text tune up (RH-76701)
    • ClippingSections: depth tune up (RH-76605)
  • SmartTrack: Add a way to draw a line past a smarttrack point with defined distance (RH-76152)
  • SplitRefitSurface: Fails when not preselected (RH-76681)

Crashes Fixed:

  • Tooltip form crashes on popup toolbar. (RH-76714)
  • Rendering: Cycles Viewport: Crash in raytraced mode moving control points (RH-76419)

Enhancements:

  • SplitRefitSurface: Added "ShowGrips" option to RefitTrim and SplitRefitSurface commands (RH-76685)

Regressions Fixed:

  • TextObject: Group option overrides thickness (RH-76740)

UI Change:

  • LayerStateManager: No option to restore Section Style or New Detail On properties (RH-76742)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display Metal: Backface color settings don't work in Metal/Mac… (RH-76628)
  • Rendering: Blue and Red channels are mixed up (RH-76784)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Code Editor Control: New Grasshopper C# Script Editor locks up entire system (RH-75785)
  • Layer: Delete and Undo of layers changes does not work when mouse is in Layer Panel (RH-73690)
  • ScriptEditor: System.Windows.Forms is missing (RH-76726)
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Rhino 8 WIP (8.0.23251) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • ClippingPlane: Include Selected - support curves (RH-76791)
  • Layer: Layers drag to sort (RH-76878)
  • Mesh: Mesh settings behave in an unexpected way (RH-76874)
  • MeshSphere: MeshSphere > Quad version is not symmetrical (RH-76881)
  • Print:
    • PDF export contains annotations off canvas (RH-76577)
    • Raster print from Technical view (RH-76697)
    • Use Hidden Linetype for Fake2d Output (RH-76402)
  • PushPull: PushPull face does not extend (RH-76849)
  • Rendering: Cycles: Groundplane: Cycles doesn't show objects if camera is below the ground plane (RH-60443)
  • Rhino Inside: Rhino Render (ccycles.dll) fails to load in Rhino Inside Revit (RH-56927)
  • SDK: RhinoCommon: Add missing documentation to SubDFace.SurfaceCenterFrame and SubDFace.ControlNetCenterFrame (RH-76639)
  • Section Tools:
  • UI Appearance: Dark Mode annotation tabs (RH-76423)

Crashes Fixed:

  • Tooltip form crashes on popup toolbar. (RH-76714)

Regressions Fixed:

  • Layer: Expand/Collapse context menu items should work with sublayers (RH-76916)
  • Make2D: Multiple ClippingPlanes (RH-76226)

UI Change:

  • Gumball: Ctrl+Double-click a handle relocates Gumball with numeric input (RH-76815)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Grasshopper: Convert from Extrusion to Brep (RH-76738)

UI Change:

  • Keyboard: Use Command+2 to 6 for changing viewport display modes (RH-69988)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • UI Appearance: scrollable dialog content gets lost (RH-74086)
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Rhino 8 BETA (8.0.23255) is now available for Windows and Mac

Known Issues:

  • We had to update our code signing certificates this week, so you’ll likely get some warnings from Windows about Rhino not being recognized. We think it’s safe to install anyway.

Bugs Fixed:

  • Code Editor Control: C# Code suggestions to show return values (RH-76821)
  • Display: Tab for box mode on a SubD is busted in shaded modes (RH-76873)
  • DraftAngleAnalysis: DraftAngleAnalysis - make the moving SubD show draft angle when control points are dragged (RH-76925)
  • FilletEdge: Filletedge - can't select any edges (RH-76901)
  • Gumball: Scale handle remains visible after scaling a curve to 0 (RH-76993)
  • LineTypeDisplay: Linetype segments don't match linetypes in V7. (RH-72906)
  • Print: Need each printers list of sheets (RH-76683)
  • Properties: Object Properties Change Layer Mac issue (RH-76970)

Enhancements:

  • Modeling Aids: Add a way to draw a line past a smarttrack point with defined distance (RH-76152)

Features Added:

  • Make2D:

Usability Problems Fixed:

  • Section Tools: ExportClippingSectionInfo command saves .csv on Windows and .txt on Mac (RH-76954)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • ScriptEditor: On start, window goes behind Rhino window (RH-76876)
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Rhino 8 BETA (8.0.23262) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Block: Linked Block Parent Layer Does Not Lock Block (RH-59294)
  • ChangeSpace: ChangeSpace Result does not preserve original orientation (RH-77126)
  • Display:
    • Intersection curves not correct in Technical display with Clipping plane (RH-76932)
    • Snap point display (RH-77060)
  • Grasshopper:
    • Bounding box of block instance issue (RH-77101)
    • Extrude issue far from origin (RH-77048)
  • Grasshopper: Bake: Baked content doesn't update after changing attributes (RH-76989)
  • Grasshopper: Components: Scale override does not work (RH-76988)
  • Rendering: Rendering through Frame buffer increases memory usage (RH-77045)
  • Toolbar:

Crashes Fixed:

  • Make2D: Make2D via a python script crashes WIP (RH-72621)
  • WindowLayout: Restore layout crash (RH-76986)

Regressions Fixed:

  • Properties: Scriptable _-Properties _Object missing IsoCurve options (RH-69191)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display Metal: Transparent mirrored block instances (RH-77021)
  • Section Style: By Clipping Plane does not work on Mac (RH-76867)

Crashes Fixed:

  • Code Editor Control: Crash with legacy Grasshopper C# and VB components (RH-77024)
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Rhino 8 BETA (8.0.23264) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Layer: Panels: State of layers in floating Layer panel is not the same as docked panel (RH-77184)
  • LocationSettings: Change of Location doesn't stick (RH-77069)
  • Rendering: Cycles Viewport: Raytraced pixels are shifting in viewport and in view capture (RH-77157)
  • Toolbar: Display dark mode icons need improvement (RH-76990)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • UI Appearance: Mac inactive tabs are too difficult to read (RH-77171)
  • Crash fixed when switching or closing viewports
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Rhino 8 BETA (8.0.23269) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Rhino Render Advanced Settings section keeps opening (RH-77302)
  • Code Editor Control: Show current parameter description text below the method text in method signature help (RH-77140)
  • Display:
    • Layout Layer Color has no effect on detail border colors (RH-72385)
    • Consistently display snap point on a clipping plane (RH-77059)
  • LocationSettings: Change of Location doesn't stick (RH-77069)
  • OSnap: Right click OSnap doesn't set focus back to command line (RH-77246)
  • Print:
    • Dialog: View and Output Scale: Window Set is being remembered. (RH-76945)
    • Rhino PDF allows printing with layout size instead of single paper size (RH-77235)
  • Rendering: Realtime SDK: Rendering: Cycles: Doesn't support clipping planes that are not visible (RH-77185)

Crashes Fixed:

  • Display: Crash in DrawShadedMeshes when SpaceMouse attached (RH-76119)
  • ScriptEditor: Crashes when searching (RH-77264)

Regressions Fixed:

  • SDK: RhinoCommon: CustomRenderMeshProvider returns null for ThickeningId, "On" (RH-77191)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • WindowLayout: The Command Prompt visibility checkbox is missing in V8 (RH-73624)
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Rhino 8 BETA (8.0.23271) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Grasshopper: Fix all annotation components so that they do not automatically generate objects with null inputs. (RH-77349)
  • Print: Layouts panel "Print" button scrambles print ui (RH-77361)
  • Properties:
    • Layer dropdown drawing too big of a color swatch (RH-77355)
    • Properties > Layer drop down too large (RH-77351)
  • SDK: RhinoCommon: RhinoObject.UserData doesn't seem to save to the object when saving the file (RH-48844)
  • UI Cleanup: Sidebars are too difficult to resize (RH-77150)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • CommandHistory: CommandHistory doesn't scroll to the bottom (RH-73417)
  • Options: Mouse: Mouse manipulation grayed out (RH-77211)
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Rhino 8 BETA (8.0.23276) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • ComputeVertexColor command doesn't appear to work? (RH-77165)
  • Display: Curves and hatches coplanar to a clipping plane are not visible on a "Parallel Reflected" viewport (RH-77341)
  • Print: Closing print dialog with Image File selected and reopening shows incorrect controls (RH-77364)
  • Rendering: Post Effect: Issues with clipping planes (RH-77305)
  • UserText: Retain key when value is removed (RH-77459)

Tasks Completed:

  • Templates: Perspective viewport uses Shaded display mode by default (RH-70700)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Options: Restore Alt key shortcuts (RH-77352)
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Rhino 8 Beta (8.0.23278) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Groundplane: ground plane line shows with shadows only enabled (RH-77504)
  • Rendering: Rendering through Frame buffer increases memory usage (RH-77045)
  • Selection: Selection issue in specific scene (RH-77476)

Crashes Fixed:

  • ViewCaptureToClipboard: ViewcaptureToClipboard fails at 3x the resolution (RH-77482)

Regressions Fixed:

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Rhino 8 Beta (8.0.23283) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Imported fbx material transparency (RH-77484)
  • Localization: Typo in German Physical Material (RH-77548)
  • Rendering: Textures: Deleting grouped textures does not work (RH-77535)
  • Toolbar: MRU repeats custom buttons (RH-77516)

Features Added:

  • Installer: Removed Visual Studio 2010 Redistributable BUT NOT MicroScribe Digitizer support (RH-75663)

Regressions Fixed:

  • BooleanDifference: Boolean Difference slow in V7 & V8, fast in V6 (RH-66281)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Options: Aliases cleared (RH-77610)
  • Preferences: Removed Right mouse button settings from Rhino application settings (RH-77507)
  • Zoom: In perspective view zoom crossing window is not zooming in. (RH-77547)

Windows-Only Changes

Regressions Fixed:

  • BlockManager: BlockManager command missing from Rhino 8 (RH-77609)
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Rhino 8 Beta (8.0.23285) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Curve: Curve can't be Piped nor Sweeped (RH-38483)
  • Grasshopper: Query Model Layers - Filter with square brackets (RH-77545)
  • Rendering: Spotlight not working (RH-75736)

Crashes Fixed:

  • Print: Command: Eto.Forms.PropertyBindingException: Could not set property 'MultipleLayouts' on 'Rhino.UI.Forms.ViewModels.PrintOptionsViewModel' (RH-77564)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Keyboard Shortcuts: Added shortcut support for Alt + Home, End, A to Z and 0 to 9 (RH-77352)
  • Options:
    • Settings > Keyboard: cannot type macros (RH-77555)
    • Mouse: Mouse manipulation grayed out (RH-77211)
  • StatusBar: Layer popup does not scale on Mac (RH-77634)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Menu: Window > Panels > Constraints (RH-77624)
  • Options: Ctrl+Function (F1, F2, F3, etc) keys do not run the commands assigned to them (RH-77553)
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Rhino 8 Beta (8.0.23286) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Display: Grid On/Off setting is broken for details and layouts (RH-77703)
  • Print: Vector Print: Rhino hangs when switching between layouts (RH-77627)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Rendering crashes trying to open Render Window (RH-77706)

Windows-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Toolbar: Drafting toolbar does not refresh (RH-76827)
  • UI Appearance: Command line can be undocked, but will disappear after closing and reopening Rhino (RH-77549)
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Rhino 8 Beta (8.0.23290) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • Annotation: Hatch: Hatches with dots as elements - dots don't display (RH-77733)
  • File IO: ExportWithOrigin: Meshes ignores origin (RH-77777)
  • MeshFromLines: MeshFromLines, Mesh.CreateFromLines bug in V8 (RH-77495)
  • ScriptEditor: None in python list in Grasshopper is being output as string "None" (RH-77705)

Mac-Only Changes

Bugs Fixed:

  • Grasshopper: Grasshopper drawing glitches (macOS Sonoma regression) (RH-76455)
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Rhino 8 Beta (8.0.23292) is now available for Windows and Mac

Bugs Fixed:

  • UI Appearance: RUI icons get deleted (RH-74605)
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