Hi to all, I have been using Rhino (2,3,4 and 5) for many years, and have just purchased version 7.
I have always worked in wireframe with 1 pixel thick lines and borders without Antialiasing, but in version 7 it’s impossible to use these settings.
In the example you can see my problem.
The cylinder top cap (red arrow) is deliberately moved by 0.05mm
In version 5 it is clearly visible that there is a gap.
In version 7 without AA it’s impossible to see because the edges and isocurves are incredibly jagged.
In version 7 with AA at 8X the edges and isocurves look better, but the gap “disappears” due to smoothing.
Can anyone explain to me if it is possible to return to a view equal to Rhino5?
The display engine was rewritten to be able to take advantage of more advanced functions of newer versions of OpenGL and better hardware. In Rhino 5, it was completely up to the driver to handle AA and the results would vary a lot from system to system. From Rhino 6, we are using a shader based approach and while this results in more equal results on all systems, on some specific systems the AA looked better in Rhino 5.
I tried to zoom 5x the image and the differences are evident:
Rhino5 no AA: very defined lines, arcs, edges and isocurves (you can clearly see the very small gap between the surfaces)
Rhino7 no AA: lines and arcs appear to have AA ; edges and isocurves appear thick and undefined
Rhino7 8x AA: no difference for lines and arcs ; very smooth edges and isocurves (the gap between the surfaces “disappears”)
I want the old Rhino … this new visualization is ABSOLUTELY UGLY…