Identify and Show Location Tools

Several dialogs within the Terrasolid products have Identify and Show Location buttons on them. In some cases you may need to expand the dialogs in order to see the tools appear. These tool buttons work in a similar manner each time they appear. Click on the Show location button and move the mouse pointer inside…

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Repair Tools for GeoCue Entities and Layers

The Repair command is an administrative level tool used for facilitating changes to project entities. The repair tools are accessed through the Setup pull-down menu under Administration (GeoCue Client -> Setup -> Administration -> Repair Tools ). The Status Changer has the ability to change system integrity properties of entities (e.g. locks). 1. Select the…

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Horizontal Accuracy Reporting in LP360

In November 2014, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) released an updated standard, Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data, to tie together past experience with current industry practice of preparing data, but not plotting the resulting maps. The new standard provides guidelines for calculating both the vertical and the horizontal accuracy.…

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LP360 Control Points

In configuring a set of control points or check points for use in the LP360 Control Points Toolbar it is best to follow the convention below to make the most use of the shortcuts available within the toolbar for navigation and filtering. The fields either need to exist in the shapefile or may come from…

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User Defined Point File Formats

Within TerraScan there is an option to import a user defined point file format. To accomplish this one must first go to TerraScan Settings -> File Formats -> User Point Formats and create a new format. To create a new format select Add.  In the file format dialog the user can then specify the fields used…

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GPS Standard Time in GeoCue

During the initial setup of a GeoCue LIDAR Processing Project, the user must specify the GPS time storage format for the project. The selected time format is used for all entities and layers within GeoCue. GeoCue will do any kind of conversion on the GPS time values that needs to occur in order for the incoming…

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