New in Rhino 6

Full Command list

Features

Mesh ngon support

Infinite plane

Commands

AddGuide

Add temporary infinite guide / construction line.

AddNgonsToMesh

Creates ngons from regions of connected coplanar welded faces.

BlendCrv

New options: BlendStart: PickPoint and CurveEnd.

Catenary

Creates a curve that a hanging chain or cable assumes under its own weight when supported only at its ends.

Centermark

Draw a cross or a cross and center lines at the center point of a curve.

ChangeSpace

Move or copy objects between layout and detail viewports.

ClearAllObjectDisplayModes

Remove all per-view, per-object display mode overrides.

CopyHole

Copy a hole in a planar surface.

CopyLinkedBlockDefinition

Copy a linked block with Reference style layers.

DecimalPoint

Checks to see whether numbers with decimal points are being correctly printed and read.

DeleteMeshNgons

Removes ngon groups from a mesh.

DevLoft

Creates a single developable surface between two rails.

Distribute

Spread objects out evenly between the end objects.

DocumentText

Opens the Document User Text panel that lets you manage the document text.

DownloadLibraryTextures

Downloads required bitmap files for textures.

DragStrength

Sets the amount of object drag as a percentage of mouse movement to control the speed of the drag movement.

ExtendDynamic

Lengthen a curve by its natural extension to a boundary or point.

GetIssueState

Tests a bugtrack issue id number to determine if code that was committed to fix the issue is in the actively running Rhino.

GrasshopperDeveloperSettings

Manages Grasshopper plug-in (*.gha) loading behavior and locations.

GrasshopperFolders

Opens the folders where Grasshopper stores files of settings, user objects, clusters or components.

GrasshopperGetSDKDocumentation

Downloads the Grasshopper SDK help document (.CHM) from the Internet.

GrasshopperIgnorePlugin

Selects a Grasshopper plug-in file (*.gha) that will be ignored by Grasshopper.

GrasshopperLoadOneByOne

Prompts to load Grasshopper plug-ins one by one and then launch Grasshopper.

Grasshopper

Opens the Grasshopper plug-in window.

GumballAutoReset

Reset the gumball widget alignment.

GumballScaleMode

Set the size of the scale handles either relative to the model or to a fixed size.

Isolate

Hide all but the currently selected objects.

IsolateLock

Lock all but the currently selected objects.

Login

Log you into Rhino using your Rhino account.

Logout

Log you out and returns any licenses borrowed from a Rhino account.

MatchAnnotation

The MatchAnnotation command changes an annotation's properties to match another annotation.

MeshFromLines

Create a mesh from intersecting lines.

MeshTruncatedCone

Command name change from MeshTCone to MeshTruncatedCone.

MoveExtractedIsocurve

Allows moving an isocurve extracted with the ExtractIsocurve command on the surface it was extracted from.

MultiPause

Pause a script for the duration of multiple selections, for example in Join, Polyline, and FilletEdge.

Notifications

The Notifications command opens the Notification panel.

OffsetMultiple

Copy curves or surface edges parallel to the original.

OneView

Sets the active construction plane according to the current view direction to accommodate single-window modeling.

Parabola3Pt

Draw a parabolic curve through three picked points.

Picture

Draw a rectangular planar surface with a bitmap texture.

PointCloudContour

Create a series of planar curves by intersecting spaced planes with a point cloud.

Raytraced viewport display mode

Display the viewport with real-time rendering that supports calculating reflection and refraction.

RemoveAllNakedMicroEdges

Removes very small single naked edges that fold or loop back on themselves and have no matching edge to which they can be joined.

RemoveGuide

Remove temporary infinite guide / construction line.

RenderArctic

Set everything to white - materials, skylighting, ground plane and renders the current viewport.

RenderAssignMaterialToLayer

Assign a material to a layer from the command-line.

RenderBlowup

Render a selected area of the current viewport in the render window at the resolution specified in the Rendering panel.

Rendering

Open the Render panel.

RenderReportMissingImageFiles

Open the missing image files report.

ReplaceEdge

Command name changed from RemoveEdge to ReplaceEdge.

RescueBlockOrphans

Searches for block definition geometry that is not referenced by any block definition and recovers the block definitions to the file.

ResetMessageBoxes

Resets all of the "Don't ask me again..." dialog check boxes to "No."

ScalePositions

Change the spacing between objects.

SelAnnotationStyle

Select annotation objects of a specified style.

SelClosedSubD

Select all Rhino SubD objects in the model that do not have a boundary and are not locked or hidden.

SelConnectedMeshFaces

Select mesh faces from the parent mesh object that are connected to a selected face.

SelControlPointRegion

Select a range of control points on a curve or surface.

SelControlPoint

Select all control points.

SelDetail

Select all Detail view rectangles in a Layout viewport.

SelFence

Select a using a crossing sketched polyline.

SelKey

Select objects by their user attribute key.

SelKeyValue

Select objects by their user attribute key and value.

SelMeshEdges

Select edges from the parent mesh determined by an angle between mesh face normals.

SelMeshFacesByArea

Select mesh faces from the parent mesh object that are within a specified range of area.

SelMeshFacesByAspectRatio

Select mesh faces from the parent mesh object that are greater than the specified aspect ratio limit.

SelMeshFacesByDraftAngle

Separate mesh faces from the parent mesh object based on the angle of the faces to the view.

SelMeshFacesByEdgeLength

Select mesh faces from the parent mesh object that have an edge length greater or less than a specified value.

SelMeshPart

Select all mesh faces radiating out from the selected face to naked or unwelded edges in the parent mesh object.

SelOpenSubD

Select all Rhino SubD objects in the model that have a boundary and are not locked or hidden.

SelPicture

Select all objects created with the Picture command.

SelPlanarCrv

Select all planar curves.

SelPlanarSrf

Select all planar surfaces.

SelSubD

Select all Rhino SubD objects in the model that are not locked or hidden.

SelValue

Select objects by their user attribute value.

SelVolumeObject

Select objects enclosed by an extrusion object, surface, polysurface, or mesh.

ShowDir

Open the Direction Analysis control and turn on direction analysis for curves, surfaces, and polysurfaces.

ShowDirOff

Close the Direction Analysis control, and turn off direction analysis.

ShowEnds

Open the End Analysis control, and display the endpoints of curves.

ShowEndsOff

Close the End Analysis control, and turn off endpoints of curves.

Snapshots

The Snapshots command saves and restores Named Views, Named Positions, Layer States, as well as rendering settings, object settings including locked/hidden state, display mode, material, position, light settings, curve piping, displacement, edge softening, shutlining, and thickness.

SnapToOccluded

Allow object snaps to work on objects that are hidden behind other objects.

SphereTangentToThreeSurfaces

Create a spherical surface of a given radius tangent to the three selected surfaces.

SystemInfo

Reports information about the computer hardware and operating system.

Thickness object property

Constructs a thickness display mesh for surfaces, polysurfaces, or meshes.

TruncatedCone

Command name change from TCone to TruncatedCone.

Tutorials

Download and open sample and tutorial models.

UnisolateLock

Unlock objects previously hidden by the IsolateLock command.

Unisolate

Show objects previously hidden by the Isolate command.

UnrollSrfUV

Flatten (develop) a surface or polysurface while preserving the UV of the input surfaces.

UnweldVertex

Unweld selected vertexes.

UpdatePlugins

Detects third-party plug-ins on the system and posts their information on a web page.

ZoomEnds

Zoom to include all end display markers on selected curves.

Options and Properties

SmartTrack: AddGuide / RemoveGuide

InfinitePlane

Interface changes

ApplyCurvePiping, ApplyDisplacement, ApplyEdgeSoftening, and ApplyShutlining are no longer commands, but are now part of object properties.

Sub-object selection for polycurves and polylines.

Decal positioning.

Isocurve density settings.

Default CPlanes (World Top, Right, and Front) are now included in NamedCPlane panel.

Rotate Environment widget.

MappingWidget improvements.

Gumball Alignment, Relocation, and translation plane improvements.

Rendering Ambient Bottom setting removed.

Unwrap and UVEditor can be used on multiple objects.

Keyboard entry enhanced for Repeat and History toggle.

Command-line calculator support.

Toggle sub-object selection.

Percentage object snap improvement with direction indicators.

FilletEdge edit multiple handles.

Orient3Pt markers.

Rebuild - extrusions are treated as surfaces.

Crossing selection for mesh faces.

Curve Piping, Displacement, Edge Softening, Shut Lining, and Thickness are now object properties.

GroundPlane is on by default in Rendered viewports.

GroundPlane - New Autoheight feature.

Sweep1 and Sweep2 dialogs update.

SelNakedMeshEdgePt - New IncludeUnweldedEdges=Yes / No.

Toolbars

Percentage snap added to Osnap control.

ShowEnds added to Analyze toolbar.

InfinitePlane added to Select toolbar.

Menus

Linked viewports added

Obsolete in Rhino 6

ApplyCurvePiping

Replaced with Curve Piping object property.

ApplyDisplacement

Replaced with Displacement object property.

ApplyEdgeSoftening

Replaced with Edge Softening object property.

ApplyShutlining

Replaced with Shut lining object property.

ApplyThickness

Replaced with Thickness object property.

ApplyWatermark

Deleted.

CheckMesh

Added to Check command.

FindWatermark

Deleted.

GradientView

GradientView is now a test command. It does not autocomplete, but may still be accessed if the command name is typed out.

MeshTCone

Name change to MeshTruncatedCone.

Options Relative tolerance setting

Deleted.

PictureFrame

Replaced with Picture command.

RemoveEdge

Command name changed to ReplaceEdge.

SelDimStyle

Name change to SelAnnotationStyle.

TCone

Name change to TruncatedCone.

ViewportProperties dialog box

Replaced with Viewport Properties panel.

 

 

 

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