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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Download and Install RhinoResurf for Rhino 4 (32-bit) and Rhino 5/6/7(64-bit)

Loading RhinoResurf into Rhino 4.0 (32-bit) and 5/6/7(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 7 - Automatic surfaces (solid) generation from mesh

In this tutorial we will learn how to generate surfaces from mesh automatically by using command RsAutoNurbs.

Step 1 : Start Rhino.

Step 2: Select Import… from the File menu. The import file dialog box is displayed. Browse for the file femur.stl (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 mesh from femur.stl imported into the current model. Click Automatic surfaces from mesh from the Resurf menu or type RsAutoNurbs at the Rhino command prompt or click icon at RhinoResurf toolbar .

Step 4: The Rhino command prompt ‘Select mesh to create a nurbs surface' is displayed. Click left-mouse button to select the displayed mesh, then click right-mouse button after you selected the mesh. The dialog box will display.


Step 5: Click button Curve network in the dialog box. The Curve network will generate automatically. This curve network is calculated by analyzing the curvature feature of the selected mesh.


Step 6: Zoom out the model. We find a bad curve that intersect with another curve. So we click button Smooth curve , select the bad curve, then click right mouse button, the bad curve was smoothed. (see the following picture)

Step 7: In order to let curve fit the mesh much nicer, we increase the Control point number from 6 to be 7.

Step 8: Click button Create surface , the mesh will be fitted to be multiple surfaces.

Step 9: Use Rhino command CreateSolid to convert this closed model into a solid.

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