Toggle on/off the display surface in View 1 – MicroStation v8i

Sometimes users wish to toggle a TerraModeler surface shaded model on/off in particular views. There isn’t a direct key-in, but it looks like you could do that by using the Evaluate Expression action in a TerraScan macro. This uses one of the function prototypes as outlined in the TerraModeler User Guide. In particular, it is…

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Unable to check for updates. Currently not Licensed (24271)

Symptom: In LP360 2015.1.70.0, if one tries check for updates using the “Check for Software Updates” button on the LP360 License Administrator you will receive an error message stating “Unable to check for updates. Currently not Licensed (24271)”. Resolution: This is a bug in v2015.1.76.0, and addressed with the subsequent service pack release. The workaround…

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No LAS Layer added to TOC

Symptoms: In both LP360 for ArcGIS and LP360 (32-bit) when you add LAS files no “LAS Layer” gets added to the Table of Contents (TOC). The program appears to do nothing and you get control back immediately. There are no error messages, no indication of pyramids being built, and no “LAS Layer” generated. Probable Resolution:…

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Development Memory

Often times crashes or other problems with the Terrasolid products have to do with the accessible memory. There is a key-in command available that provides a list of the available memory allocations. In MicroStation v8 or v8i simply type “development memory” into the key-in dialog and hit return. The message dialogue box shows the memory…

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Sonic Suite Software Startup Service may crash LP360

There have been many complaints on the Internet about a software called Sonic Suite Software crashing games on the Internet.  It can crash LP360 as well. It apparently launches the user interface for the Sonic Suite software to display the status of audio on the system.  This is interfering with the proper operation of the laptop’s graphics.…

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GeoCue Client is slow to open

Symptom: The GeoCue Client is slow to open and then you can’t close it and need to kill the process using Task Manager. Probable Solution: If there is a firewall in place it could possibly be blocking or slowing the connection between the GeoCue Server and Client. Please make sure the following programs are allowed through…

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LP360 License Administrator Gives Unhandled Exception Error

Symptom: While attempting to authorize LP360 using either a code or a supplied AUT file you receive the following message: “Unhandled exception has occurred in your application. If you click Continue, the application will ignore this error and attempt to continue. If you click Quit, the application will close immediately. Access to the path “C:\Program…

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LP360 sUAS

We have been very busy adding support for analysis associated with small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS, drones) to our LP360 product (more on these specific features later).  For some time now we have been considering a special package of LP360 to better address the sUAS market.  We did a needs assessment in terms of our…

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Using the Classify by Statistics Point Cloud Task in LP360

Classify by Statistics is a Point Cloud Task in LP360 that can be created by selecting the “Add Task…” option under the Point Cloud Tasks menu. Classify by statistics is primarily useful for general data thinning – especially useful for very dense data such as that derived from imagery (dense image matching, DIM, data).  For…

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Creating a Profile

There are two ways to draw a profile cross section in LP360. The most commonly known way is to left-click on a point to start the profile, draw the length and left-click again to specify the end point of the profile. To specify the depth at that point, left-click and drag the profile to the…

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