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workshop updates

Just a note to point out that a few new files have been added to the workshops pages:
Intersections / CurveGrid to CellGrid in w4
Reading and writing to spreadsheets (with OpenOffice Calc) in w3
Box Morph in (with OpenOffice Calc) in w2

Creating a Toolbar in Rhino

For anyone who is still interested in making a separate toolbar for Grasshopper:

Go to ‘Tools’
Select ‘Toolbar Layout’
Choose ‘File’ > ‘New’ give the new toolbar a name and a filelocation
Right-Click in the lower box and Select ‘Add Button…’


Right-Click in the lower box again and select ‘Properties’ then set the Button size


Shift + Right-Click the new button to open the ‘Edit Toolbar Button’ dialog box
give the button a roll-over text “grasshopper”
and assign the button command to open grasshopper “!_grasshopper”
select Edit Bitmap and give the button an icon (you can import an image from photoshop: ‘File’ > ‘Import Bitmap’)


my button file for 16×16 pixel buttons

Additional workshop documentation


Reference images and links to grasshopper definition files added to the Workshop 1 page.

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