Enabling MicroStation CONNECT in GeoCue 2017

When launching MicroStation from GeoCue and you have more than one version of on that machine, you can specify which version to use as a default. In your GeoCue session, go to Setup>Options>LIDAR 1 CuePac: Under the ‘Terrasolid’ tab, there is a drop down menu called ‘Bentley Applications’. Select the version of MicroStation you wish to…

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How to Enable/Disable Binding Logs

If asked by support, the following two code snippets when copied and pasted into a text document and saved as “EnableBindingLogs.reg” and “DisableBindingLogs.reg” respectively will enable/disable binding logs on the machine when imported to registry. Create a folder “c:\FusionLogs”. The folder must be writable for the user that runs GeoCue. Import the EnableBindingLogs.reg file using…

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Edit ShapeFile Attributes in LP360 Standalone

Beginning with version 2017.1 of LP360, users have the capability to edit the attributes (Add fields and values) of shapefiles. In LP360, fields are added/removed via the Schema Editor and values modified using Feature Analyst: The Schema editor is used to manage the fields of the shapefile, hence it is used to add/remove fields: A…

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Error: Unknown Spatial Reference

How to create a world file for a raster Problem: When outputting a cut and fill image from volumetrics from LP360, a world file is not created for the raster.  This error will be given when importing the raster into ArcMap: Solution: In ArcMap, go to the tool box: Under “Data Management Tools” > “Projections and…

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Smoothen Points – XYZ Option

Smoothen points is a command that smoothes the attributes of points relative to adjacent points. Until recently, the modifiable point attributes were elevation, intensity, or color. The elevation option could be used to iteratively adjust elevation values of points using plane-of-best-fit equations to result in a smoother surface. The intensity option could be used to…

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Classify Surface Points Routine

Photogrammetric point clouds are notoriously noisy, very dense, and generally lack points located underneath vegetation. Echo information is non-existent and surface roughness are not as useful for ground classification with these point clouds. Point clouds from low quality LIDAR sensors exhibit some similar characteristics. Hence, a different approach is needed In general, it is a…

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Downloading Image Layers in Reckon

Viewing uploaded images on the Reckon website is a great way to view orthomosaics and hillshades. If a user needs to download an image, to view it offline, or in LP360, this can be accomplished by downloading the image from the web client. Downloading image layers in Reckon is an easy and secure process that…

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Classification in LP360 Using Shapefiles

Classify by Features is a useful way of assigning classifications to points using a spatial relationship to other features. Any vector layer that exists in the Map can be used to classify points that are either within a specified distance of polygon, linear, or point features or any points completely within a polygon feature. 1.…

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Missing tools in Terrasolid?

Symptom: Looking for a tool in one of the Terrasolid products and can’t seem to find it. Reinstalling doesn’t make the tool appear either. Probable Resolution #1: Are you looking in the right spot for the tool? Check the latest tool guides. Probable Resolution #2: Are you working in the correct product? Many of the…

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Error: Failed to find an input LAS file (27274)

When attempting to use the LDMerge.exe it fails with “Error: Failed to find an input LAS file (27274)”. This error is caused by the failure to specify the input files on the command line.  The usage indicates this requirement to specify the input files by the “las_files” designation, but it is easily missed by users.…

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