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ADDON. Version 0.110. Released on 2015-Jan-22. Provides 25 components. Created by Mateusz Zwierzycki. Features 0 video tutorials.
This is the first release of my plug-in to draw bitmaps with Grasshopper. This utility for Grasshopper exposes a bunch of components in the Squid tab.
Drawing palette
Instructions
Modifiers
Squid
Util

Drawing palette

Fill Solid (FillS)
Create a solid fill
Fill Linear (FillL)
Create a linear gradient fill
Fill Path (FillP)
Create a gradient fill based on a curve
Fill Radial (FillR)
Create a radial gradient fill
Font
Create font
Outline
Create an outline
OutlineEx
Create a complex outline
Paragraph
Define paragraph formatting
Fill Texture (FillT)
Create a texture fill

Instructions

Clear
Fill the picture using one color
Draw
Draw any type of curve using fill and/or outline
DrawEx
Draw complex shapes using fill and/or outline
Save
Create a Save File instruction
Text
Draw text
Alpha
Alters the alpha channel of the underlying image.White=opaque, black=transparent.
Image
Draw an image

Util

Divide Curve (Divide)
Use this component as an alternative to the default Draw and DrawEx curve division.
Font List (FontList)
Lists all installed fonts
Quick Preview (QPreview)
Quick bitmap preview
Read
Read a bitmap from file, then use it as Squid bitmap.
Screen Map (Map)
Maps the points to an active viewport coordinates.
Update by double clicking OR boolean input change OR the timer.
Text Curves (TextC)
Text to curves.

Modifiers

Flip Order (Flip)
Draw fill over outline
Overwrite (Over)
Overwrites color

Squid

Squid
Draws the picture

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