ImportWireNode.

ImportWireNode is a Grasshopper3d Plugin to import Autodesk Alias Wire files directly into Grasshopper.

Pre-requisites

  • Alias 2017 or newer version.
  • If Alias 2021 is installed, please upgrade it to 2021.3 or newer.
  • Rhino 6
  • Alias to Rhino Plugin or ImportAlias Plugin. ( if using with Alias to Rhino Plugin, the minimum supported version of Alias is 2021.3)

Installation

From within Grasshopper, open File -> Special Folders -> Components Folder.Copy the downloaded file into this folder. Restart Rhino. The newly installed Component will appear in a new Tab called Digital Sculptors.

Description

Input parameters:

File (Text)
Location of Alias wire file
FilterByLayer (Integer)
Filter geometry by LayerIndex

Output parameters:

Surfaces (Surface)
Untrimmed Surfaces
Breps (Brep)
Trimmed Surfaces
Curves (Curve)
Curves
Points (Point)
Points
Cloud (Geometry)
Cloud
Meshes (Mesh)
Meshes
Layers (Text)
Layers

Typical Use

ImportWireNode

Download

Please proceed to the download area.


ExportWireNode.

ExportWireNode is a Grasshopper3d plugin to export Grasshopper geometry directly as an Autodesk Alias wire file.

Pre-requisites

  • Alias 2017 or newer
  • If Alias 2021 is installed, please upgrade it to 2021.3 or newer.
  • Rhino 6
  • Rhino to Alias Plugin or EmportAlias Plugin ( if using with Alias to Rhino Plugin, the minimum supported version of Alias is 2021.3)

Installation

From within Grasshopper, open File -> Special Folders -> Components Folder.Copy the downloaded file into this folder. Restart Rhino. The newly installed Component will appear in a new Tab called Digital Sculptors.

Description

Export grasshopper geometry as Autodesk Alias Wire file.

Input parameters:

File (Text)
Output wire file
Geometry (Geometry)
Geometry to be exported
Layer (Text)
Alias Layer Name
Save (Boolean)
Click to Save

Typical Use

exportwirenode

Download

Please go to the download area.


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