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  • Do I need Rhino to use Drakon?
    Yes, Drakon is a Rhino Plug-in for Jewelry, just make sure to be using the latest Rhino version and it will be able to load Drakon as well. In case you don't have it installed we will ask you to install it along with Drakon.
  • Can I evaluate the software before purchase Drakon?
    Yes, Drakon Trial version is available to evaluate the software. It's fully functional for 30 days, after that period only a few tools will be available.
  • Do I need internet connection to use the software?
    Internet connection is required only for activation, after that it can be used online with the Cloud license option. Alternativelly there is also available the Static license to use the software without internet connection.
  • Is Drakon available for Grasshopper?
    Yes, Drakon is a Plug-in for both Rhino and Grasshopper, take the best from both worlds.
  • I already use Rhino, can I load Drakon to it?"
    Yes, Drakon is a Rhino Plug-in for Jewelry, just make sure to be using the latest Rhino version and it will be able to load Drakon as well.
  • How to show Drakon Toolbar inside Rhino?
    To show the Drakon Toolbar you can use the command _DkShowToolbar to load it.
  • I don't have Rhino, can I also evaluate the software?
    Yes but remember that Drakon is a Plug-in and you can download Rhino Evaluation version is available in McNeel website:
  • How can I learn to use the software?
    There are several resources available to learn how to use the software. We recommend to get familiar with general workflow by using our videos and tutorials online. Also there is available an extensive description for each tool inside the program. Meanwhile you can reach us directly, our team is always ready to assist. Finally we and our partners are organizing training classes periodically in different locations to be announced time to time.
  • What's the better computer to run Drakon?
    For a better design experience we suggest to run Drakon on a machine that fits the system requirements available at:
  • Can I load Drakon in Rhino for Mac?
    Drakon runs only on top of Rhino for Windows, the only option for Mac users is through Bootcamp. Please consult the system requirements at:
  • Is there available an Educational Version?
    Yes we have a special version for Students or Teachers for educational purposues:
  • What are the changes in the latest Drakon Update?
    Pease consult the Changelog for the documented list on each version:
  • Text is not showing properly on the side panel.
    Please confirm your Windows display settings to be 100%
  • Is there available any production guide?
    Yes, please consult the production guide if you are getting familiar with jewelry manufacting standards:
  • I prefer Grasshopper canvas with default colors.
    To set Grasshopper to defaults just go to File > Special Folders > Settings Folder and delete the grasshopper_gui file. After that just restart Rhino and it will revert to defaults.
  • Understanding Boolean Operations.
    Boolean operations are part of everyday workflow on 3D modelling. Even we have develop our own Parametric toolset inside Rhino, we are always working using Rhino engine to create Drakon builders. It's recommendable to understand how the Boolean operations are handled inside Rhino to avoid any issues: Boolean FAQ
  • Where can be found the Rhinoceros Documentation?
    Rhino has an extensive help documentation online, it can be found here: Rhinoceros Help
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