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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Download and Install RhinoResurf for Rhino 4 (32-bit) and Rhino 5(64-bit)

Loading RhinoResurf into Rhino 4.0 (32-bit) and 5.0(64-bit)

License Agreement

2. Command Reference

Command Reference













3. Tutorials


Tutorial 1 - Convert a mesh to a surface

Tutorial 2 - Convert a surface from a sub-mesh

Tutorial 3 - Drape a surface over a point cloud

Tutorial 4 - Convert a mesh to multiple surfaces with quad face

Tutorial 5 - Use Fix button to smooth the wavy surface in _RsMesh2Surfs

Tutorial 6 - Convert a mesh to multiple surfaces with trimmed surface

Tutorial 7 - Automatic surfaces (solid) generation from mesh

Tutorial 8 - Single surface from curves

Tutorial 9 - Point cloud to mesh

Tutorial 10 - 6 Steps to create a solid from mesh by using RhinoResurf

Tutorial 11 - Fit mesh to NURBS surface by specifying shape type. ( Command: _RsMesh2Surf in RhinoResurf for Rhino 4 or 5)

Tutorial 12 -morph the geometry from original mesh data to compensated mesh data by using command _RsSurfacemap

Tutorial 13 -Point cloud to trimmed surfaceorph the geometry from original mesh data to compensated mesh data by using command _RsSurfacemap

Tutorial 14 -Create multiple surfaces by using command 'CreateQuadMesh' and '_RsMesh2SurfsByPolygon' in Rhino 6 (SR10 or greater)

Tutorial 15 -Fill hole with surface on G1 continuity with neighbor patches

Tutorial 16 -Unfold 3D mesh into 2D mesh

Tutorial 17 - Method for quickly converting cylindrical topology mesh surface into smooth NURBS surface

4. FAQs

FAQ 1 - Why RhinoResurf register dialog does not display in my Rhino



Tutorial 8 - Single surface from curves

In this tutorial we will create a surface from selected curves. The curves can be contours or other types.

Step 1 : Start Rhino.

Step 2: Select Import… from the File menu. The import file dialog box is displayed. Browse for the file curves.igs (typically located in C:\Program Files\Rhinoceros 4.0\Plug-ins\RhinoResurf\ Samples\) and click Open from the Open dialog box .


Step 3: Zoom to the extents of the drawing (View->Zoom->Extents). You will find the curves from curves.igs imported into the current model. Click Single Surface from curves from the Resurf menu or type RsCurves2Surf at the Rhino command prompt or click icon at RhinoResurf toolbar.

Step 4: The Rhino command prompt ‘Select curves to create nurbs surface' is displayed. Click left-mouse button to select the curves from which you would like to create surface, then click right-mouse button after you selected the curves. The dialog box Single surface from curves is displayed.


Step 5: Click the Apply button in the Single surface from curves dialog box. The program will run. After a while, a surface will appear. The prompt Surface updated.


Step 6: If the deviation between the surface and the selected mesh is not desired, select the Max Tol choice box and choose a smaller value, then click the Apply button, the surface will be updated under the constraint of the smaller deviation.



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