Options: Aliases

Command aliases run individual Rhino commands or scripts

You can type command aliases just like normal Rhino commands. You can use them to create abbreviations for often used commands or command scripts. You can also use them to make Rhino share command names with another product.


The list of existing command aliases.

  • Click New to create a new command alias.

  • Click Delete to delete the highlighted command alias.

Command macro

The alias definition.

Note: Some object snaps
cannot be used in aliases.



Imports aliases from a text file.


Exports aliases to a text file.


Creates a new alias


Deletes the selected alias.

Restore Defaults

Reloads the alias list that ships with Rhino. All custom aliases will be lost.


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