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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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Using FileZilla to Exchange Files with GeoCue Group Support

At times while working with GeoCue Group Support it may become necessary to exchange large files or large numbers of files. We suggest the use of an FTP Client to make this easier. If you don’t have your own, or are not familiar with using an FTP client we suggest using the FileZilla project. FileZilla…

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Error updating columns (13498)

Problem: Adding LAS files to the LP360 Add Files dialog results in an error stating, “Error updating columns (13498)”. Probable Resolution: Something is missing from the header of the LAS file that is supposed to be there according to the file and the LAS specification. Most usually seen when the WKT flag is toggled, but…

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LP360 Error: The task ‘PointCloudStatsExtractor’ cannot be run

Problem: LP360 Errors when trying to run a Point Cloud Statistics Extractor PCT, stating, “The task ‘PointCloudStatsExtractor’ cannot be run. Reason: An Error occurred expanding environment variables in the path: “. Verify the Environment Variable is defined in the System Properties of this computer.” Probable Resolution: This error message likely indicates that the output dataset…

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LP360 Error: Validating Settings Failed. (8716)

Problem: LP360 Errors when trying to run a PCT, stating, “Validating Settings Failed. (8716)”. Clicking on “Expand this” will provide additional insight such as Exception Information: HRESULT: 0x80004005 Description: Invalid dataset name. (8737) Probable Resolution: This error message likely indicates that the output dataset (shapefile) has not been specified, or it is relying on the…

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LP360 Error: Getting Spatial References Failed. (17124)

Problem: In LP360 for ArcGIS, while trying to Define the 3D Window’s Extent, LP360 errors stating, “Getting Spatial References Failed (17124)”. Expanding the error message dialog for more information reveals, “QI to ISpatialReference failed (21422)”. Probable Resolution: The most probable cause is the lack of a Spatial Reference System (SRS) specified on the LAS Layer…

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