Technical - Uses
the new real-time silhouettes, with optional display of hidden
creases, seams, and shadows to simulate
the look of a technical drawing. Objects behind other objects are
Artistic - A
variant of Technical mode, uses an
image background and soft lines to create
a pencil drawing effect suitable for
concept review and illustrations.
Pen - A variant
of Technical mode, simulates the
look of a simple pen drawing useful for
schematic and instructional illustrations.
Shaded Mode default material
includes a subtle environment map and
some gloss to better shape
Shadows are now an option
with settings for:
Video memory usage
Camera-based clipping bubble
Dynamic display - An option to
display bounding boxes instead of objects during view
Most display modes now support
the settings from the renderer, including:
Lighting options with shadows in real-time including
Backgrounds and environments
Complex materials including 2‑D and
3‑D procedural textures
Multi-channel texture mapping
All the texture mapping options
including cube, horizontal cube,
vertical cube, and equirectangular
Show clipping planes
Nonmanifold edge display
Shaded vertex colors for analysis
Isocurves - Optionally can have
separate colors in the u‑ and v‑direction.
A new No lighting option
allows cartoon-style display.
Clipped objects display
Fill solid areas with a
specified solid color, the object
color, clipping plane's material, or
object rendering material.
Show edges using the clipping
plane's specified solid color or a
Clip selection highlight wires.
Advanced GPU Lighting - Takes
advantage of high‑end graphic processors
to provide better quality viewport display.
Pipeline and conduit settings
help provide compatibility with older
graphics processors and drivers.
Speed - Rhino 5 takes more
advantage of graphics co-processors.
BackgroundBitmap - The new 1to1 option uses the image resolution
and DPI to automatically scale
Clipping Plane widget
Highlight selected clipping
plane display controls for color and
Select clipped viewports in the
Dynamic section/fill display
while moving the widget
Automatically copies the active view projection by default..
The projection can be set to a
Dragging and dropping a viewport
outside the Rhino viewport area creates a new floating
-Hide/-Show - the command-line versions prompt
to name the set of objects to hide or show.
The new widget interface
can be used to place or
edit the camera and target location
and to set the field of view.
Named views widget can be locked.
A named view can be edited
in a temporary floating viewport
using the widget.
The NamedView command displays a docking tabbed dialog box.
A new option animates
the view changes when a named view is
Press Shift to lock mouse
panning to horizontal or vertical
after the panning has started.
The middle-mouse button can
now be customized to emulate
view manipulation in other software.
Arrow key behavior - Arrow
keys now always pan in plan view parallel
viewports instead of rotating the view,
preventing accidental rotation of
Rotate view - Ctrl+Shift+RMB
now rotates perspective views around the
pickpoint. The pickpoint can only be on
things that are selectable, so, for example,
locked objects and objects with points on
A new Transparent
background option has been added to the scripting (dashed) version.
Scale option added to the
dash version scales the image from
the viewport size.
Anti-aliasing enhanced with
controls in Rhino.
Display accuracy improved for
objects very far from the origin.
Indicator u and v arrows show the surface
u‑ and v‑directions as needed in many commands.
OptionsImport and OptionsExport - Includes
display mode settings.
Editing display modes:
Display modes that have been changed from the default settings are highlighted in blue.