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Information regarding the tools available in LP360.

LP360 Command Line Executables

LP360 has several command line executable style programs that assist with productivity for different tasks, particularly when working with large amounts of data or repeating processes. These executables may be run: Via an MS-DOS style batch scripts By configuring corresponding commands and checklist steps within the GeoCue workflow software to take advantage of the command…

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Point Cloud Tasks

Point Cloud Tasks What is a Point Cloud Task (PCT)? A function (Extract ground, Conflate Line) that operates on points and/or vectors. A task can be a filter and/or an extractor. A filter classifies or changes the classification values for points (e.g. classify ground). An extractor extracts information from the point cloud data into vector,…

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LP360 Features Utility Tool

As many of you who are involved in LIDAR breakline collection know, we added some very nice feature edit tools to the Standard level of LP360 (Windows standalone version).  One of these tools, “Create Features from Selected Features” is a very handy utility tool.  Its basic function is to collect features you have selected with…

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LP360 Tool Guides

There are many tools and keyboard shortcuts that exist within the LP360 product suite, including LP360 for ArcGIS, LP360 for Windows, LP360 for sUAS, and LP360 for GeoCue. Remembering all of them and where to find them may prove difficult, particularly for beginner or casual users. To help we’ve created tool guides that provide the…

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Creating a 2D Feature with Elevation Attributes

With the release of LP360 v2017.1 we began recommending that users create their breaklines using LP360 instead of the previous recommendation of using the LP360 Sketch tool in LP360 for ArcGIS. One common question that has come up is how does one create a flat 2D feature and put the summarize Z results in the…

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Crash when reading in lots and lots of LAS Data

Problem: An LP360 crash can occur when attempting to read in a lot of files. This can occur when opening the ‘Add Files’ dialog and browsing to the files’ location to add them into the session. Due to the way that browsing control works, this can get overwhelmed with a large number of files, causing…

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Breakline Buffer Classifications

Buffer classifications (or Ignored Ground in the USGS Lidar Base Specification) are those classes that are assigned to LAS points that are within a user defined-distance of breaklines. Points that are assigned to these classes are excluded from the surface when using breakline enforcement. Typical distances used are one quarter to one half the nominal…

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LIDAR Server Having Problems Running in Edge Browser

Problem: Trying to load LIDAR Server (www.lidarserver.com) in Microsoft Edge browser and the load doesn’t complete. No errors, just no project list. Probable Resolution: Clear the cache in Edge and refresh the page. To clear cache data in Edge, click the ellipsis (…) located at the top right corner -> Settings -> Choose What to…

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Using LP360 Feature Analyst to QA/QC Building Extraction Results

LP360 now has a full set of feature analysis and editing tools for working with the geometries of features – points, lines and polygons – in your project[1].  As often happens with LP360 features, the initial driver for adding this capability was a very specific problem; editing the toes of stockpiles being used in volume…

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Deciphering the Compatibility Group

In the LP360 Add Files dialog there is a Compatibility Group column in the Advanced Columns section. The letter assigned in this column to each file contain some insight into which LAS files can go on the same layer based on their version, PDRF, and GPS Time Format. The Spatial Reference System (SRS) of the LAS…

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