Options: Appearance

Options in the Appearance page define the colors and visibility of Rhino display items.

Language used for display

Sets the language used for the Rhino interface. You can select from the list of available languages.

Command prompt

These settings affect the appearance of the command prompt

and the command history window



Sets the font name.

Text size

Sets the font size.

Background color

Sets the background color.

Text color

Sets the color of the text.

Text hover color

Sets the color that displays when the mouse hovers over an option.

Echo prompts to history

Allows the command prompt to move into a command history window after use. Turn this off to see only the command name in the history window and not the prompts.

Direction arrow icon

Shaft size

Sets the length of the shaft for the arrows in the Dir

Arrowhead size

Sets the size of the arrowhead for the arrows in the Dir

Rhinoceros arrowheadsize 001 Appearance
Default direction arrow shaft and head size.

Rhinoceros arrowheadsize 002 Appearance
Size of arrow shaft and head doubled.

Show the following items


Toggles the visibility of menus


Command prompt

Toggles the command area


Status bar

Toggles the visibility of the status bar


Viewport titles

Toggles the visibility of the viewport titles


Main window title bar

Toggles the visibility of the Rhino main window title bar


Full path in title bar

Displays the full path to the model in the title bar.


Toggles the display of full-screen crosshairs.


Restore Defaults

Restores the built-in default values.


Rhinoceros options Appearance

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Rhinoceros Menu2 Appearance

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