Parametrics Release Notes


RhinoParametrics version 3.0.0 (November 2012)

News :

  • Compatible Rhino V4, V5 (32 bits)
  • Translation in English, French, Italian, Chinese
  • Mathematical functions
  • Reorder nodes in the treeview
  • New object: Parametric Text
  • New object: Area / Volume
  • New object: Numerical Value
  • New object: Curve dimension
  • New object: Flip (Curve or Surface)
  • Possibility to stop the build propagation before add big modification in the project
  • Parent node selection in the treeview
  • Active container selection in the treeview
  • Possibiility to not ensure the node visibility during object selection in rhino views
  • Select all child or not during container selection in the treeview

Corrections :

  • Improvement of the parametric kernel
  • Arbitrary flip of trim objects
  • Visibility desynchronisation between treeview and rhino views
  • Rename treeview node simplier (F2 key)
  • Closed extrusion is now a solid for Rhino
  • Better management of the plugin, in disable mode
  • More than 1000 improvement / solved bugs since the first release

RhinoParametrics version 2.1.0 (January 2012)

News :

  • New creation arc method from 2 points and 1 tangent curve
  • Boolean addition with surfaces

    Corrections :
  • Improvement of the Offset curve on surface feature
  • Improvement of managing the Rhino history
  • Improvement of sweep creation with closed rail
  • Improvement of the creation of surface from boundaries curves
  • Predisplay of the selected edge during creation of point on edge on multi curve
  • Desynchronization between the visibility of the objet in Rhino views and RhinoParametrics treeview
  • Displacement of "Link" objects
  • Problem during object selection when RhinoParametrics is unactive
  • Fixed minor bugs

 

RhinoParametrics version 2.0.0 (July 2011)

News :

  • Resizable dialog boxes
  • Compatibility with TSpline V2 and V3
  • Multiple selections in list fields
  • No selection during expansio of a tree node
  • Open project in read only mode


Corrections :

  • Improvement of copy and multiple-copy tools
  • Improvement of the _Divide tool
  • Increased the precision during curve-curve intersections
  • Improvement of the "orientation" tool
  • Improvement of the search tool
  • Improvement of the sweep 1 rail
  • Fixed minor bugs

RhinoParametrics version 1.4.0 (March 2011)

News :

  • Use of Rhino V4 SR9
  • Compatibility Rhino V5 32 bits
  • New install directory: C:\Program Files (x86)\RhinoParametrics
  • Revision of treeview checkboxes system to work in the style of the layer manager
  • Possibility to constrain PointOnEdge or PointOnFace with distances
  • Possibility to choose a plane for offset curves (optional field)
  • Possibility to constrain scale with distances
  • Orientation from 3 points
  • Divide command take into account "HighLight Distance", created points are referenced successively
  • Possibility to do multiple dynamic copies (multiple copies and copy of several objects)
  • Suppr and Del key in the treeview to delete selected objects
  • Display of active containers and active CPlane inn another color than the basic selection color


Corrections :

  • Deletion of the conflict between RhinoParametrics and GrassHopper
  • Detection of loading a project saved with a more recently version of RhinoParametrics that the version used
  • Objects with multiple geometries keep their order during updates
  • Gain in performance during load project and Do/Undo
  • Improvement of the previsualizations of Points and ISO Curves. (Display in foreground)
  • Right click on drop-down list select the object before showing the context menu
  • Appearance of the hourglass on any operations
  • Management of all Rhino selections (_SelDup, _SelClosedPolysrf, ...)
  • During the Link creation, object attributes are preserved
  • The container command is saved in the Do/Undo pile
  • Improvement of dynamic rotations (rotation of points and rotation of several objects)
  • Improvement of Trim on closed curves
  • Improvement of dynamic arc creation
  • Timekeeper mouse which stayed seemingly hourglass in the Rhino views after certain operations
  • Creation of chamfers revised
  • Dynamic chamfers
  • Location exact of PointOnEdge, PointOnFace and IsoCurve relative on curves or surfaces not linear
  • Revision of the search dialog box (resizable, faster, selection in the treeview during clicks, consideration of the double click to select the object)
  • Better management between the double click to activate CPlane or Container and the passage in rename mode of an object
  • Better management of wheel mouse in the treeview (provoked Zoom in the Rhino views)
  • Minor bugs

 

RhinoParametrics version 1.3.0 (December 2010)

News :

  • Use Rhino V4 SR8
  • Possibility of using a polyline of one segment in all selection fields waiting for a line
  • Possibility to close or not Sweep1, Sweep2 or Loft
  • Possibility to have different styles of display for spatial marker (Dim)
  • Possibility to hide or not the spatial marker of point "From Relative Points"
  • Possibility to choose the direction of the arc of a fillet curve
  • Possibility to use the "Enter" key to validate a dialog box
  • Update of RhinoParametrics tolerances according to the user rhino tolerances
  • Possibility to make dynamically a circle on a curve
  • For angular dim, Possibility to compute the angle between projected curves in a plan
  • For angular dim, Possibility to have negative or null angle
  • New type of point "Centroid"
  • New type of point "From Relative Point UVW"
  • Possibility to closed a trim of surfaces


Corrections :

  • No false virus detection by Kaspersky antivirus
  • Improvement of Sweep1, Sweep2 and Loft
  • Improve the dynamic creation of spatial marker (Dim)
  • Improvement during copy of big set of objects
  • Problem with active plan during opening old project
  • Performances improvement durind a Undo command
  • Improvement of the computation of trim surfaces
  • Move a non parametric object suggests making a Link, by answering yes or not the reference object was deleted
  • Drag&Drop in Rhino views when the "PointsOn" or "CageEdit" mode has been actived make different problems during drag&drop
  • Open a RhinoParametrics file without the plugin activated didn't load the RhinoParametrics data
  • Move objects in the treeview set the active layer as layer object
  • Dynamic displacement of a Point On Face
  • Improvement of solid copy by Drag & Drop in Rhino views
  • Improvement of the search tool
  • Minor bugs

RhinoParametrics version 1.2.0 (September 2010)

News :

  • New strategy of management of the construction planes
  • New method for saves (Gain in performance and memory)
  • Addition of a CPlane field for points "From Relative Point" and "From Relative Point XYZ" to choose the CPlan to display the dimension and the CPlan using in case of a rotation
  • Addition of a field "Offset Dim" allowing us to choose the position of the dimension for points "From Relative Point"
  • Scroll the treeview during Drag&Drop
  • Addition of a limit saves command in the DO/Undo pile (configurable in the options)
  • New function _PScanInfiniteCycle allowing you to find infinite cycles in the project
  • Cleaning old projects during the load
  • Double Click on a container to make it "Activate Container"
  • Extrude Face and Extrude Curve following a plane's normal
  • Second selection of an object allows you to edit its name


Corrections :

  • Regression (V1.1) during the movements or copies of objects. General improvement
  • Improvement of the infinite cycles detection
  • Consideration of the number of decimals to be shown for dimension
  • During an import or an insertion of objects resulting of another file, the treeview was emptied
  • Improvement of the calculation time during the creation of a "Link "
  • Dynamic Mirror of multi objects
  • Renaming objects during a copy
  • Improvement of the movement of containers
  • Possibility to put accent in the name of objects
  • Possibility of choosing a different color of display that the layer color's
  • Aggregation of 3D objects in the active container during static commands
  • Use of "." As decimals separator
  • Consideration of "HighLight Distance" for all objects fields
  • Copy of point "From Relative Point", the dimension didn't display any more.
  • Consideration of user parameters for the grid display
  • Improvement of compute of very small intersections and the projections
  • Improvement of Sweep1, Sweep2, Loft and Tubes
  • Minor bugs

RhinoParametrics version 1.1.0 (July 2010)

News :

  • Method allowing to replace an object in all the objects which have it in reference ( PReplace)
  • Point On Vertex with a reference curve
  • Point On Curve positioned with a relative length of the curve
  • Addition of a tolerance for the research of similar points
  • Booleen substraction from surfaces
  • Addition of the detection of infinite cycle during the creation / edition of objects
  • Overview of the selected object in a list field
  • Deletion of the reference CPlane for arcs defined from 3 points


Corrections :

  • Improvement of creation and displaying linear and angular dimensions
  • Improvement of the previsualization of the indexes of face
  • Improvement of extractions of face
  • Addition of arrows in the list of points defining a polyline
  • Point On Edge positioned with a length defined from the start of the edge
  • Consideration of the  automatic distances constraints during the creation of rectangles or cylinders
  • Dynamic creation of arcs with obtuse angles
  • Dynamic displacement of Point On Curve defined with regard to the final extremity of the curve remains defined with regard to this extremity
  • Objects keep their properties during owner's change
  • Copy out all properties during a copy
  • Minor bugs



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