Specify units when writing out ECWs and GeoTIFFs

Some customers require specific units of measure or coordinate system information to be written into the header when using the ‘Rectify mosaic‘ or Convert Raster Files in either ECW or GeoTIFF format. ECW To ensure that your ECW format data contains the desired units, simply make a modification to the Design File Settings (MicroStation->File->Settings->File->Design File…

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Configuring Terrasolid to Run on Multiple MicroStation Installations

There may be times when a computer has multiple MicroStation products installed, for instance MicroStation v8i and MicroStation CONNECT, and wishes to have the Terrasolid products installed for both. Typically, when installed, the Terrasolid software defaults to installing the settings and associated files in “c:\terra”. This works just fine if you’re only looking to have…

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Array dimensions exceeded supported range

Attempting to populate LAS Working Segments in GeoCue results in an exception message in the system message column of the checklist step details pane for the Populate step stating, “System.OutOfMemoryException: Array dimensions exceeded supported range.    at NIIRS10.LASLib.LASStructArray6..ctor(Int32 size, Int32 numExtraBytes, Byte formatOnDisk) in N:\GeoCue 2017.1\iDEMS\iDEMSShared\LASLib\LASstructures.cs:line 2844    at NIIRS10.LASLib.LAS.AllocatePointDataRecordArray(LAS las, Int32 size) in N:\GeoCue…

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Invalid License Server String Error

While entering the License String in the LP360 or True View License Manager you receive the error message, “LASSymbols: Either an Invalid License Server string or there are no licenses available on the License Server. Please check License Server string.” Or, while entering the License String in the ASPSuite License dialog you receive the error message, “License String…

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Which OpenGL versions are supported by my graphics card?

LP360 and True View EVO use OpenGL v2.0 and/or v4.4 depending on the module. As outlined in the system requirements, the graphics card being used on your machine must support these in order for the products to function properly. To check what versions of OpenGL are supported by your graphics card: Download GLview from realtech…

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TerraModeler Key-in Commands

Many tools in TerraModeler can be started by entering a key-in command in the MicroStation Key-in line. The Browse Key-in option of the Key-in line can be used to find out the syntax of a key-in command. To bring up the key-in dialog press enter in an active MicroStation view window. If you select TMODEL…

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LP360: Out of Memory in CPointCacheManager

While using LP360 the user receives the error message, “Out of Memory in CPointCacheManager”. The error message indicates that the system was unable to allocate the additional memory requested by LP360. If this occurs while drawing a long or wide profile, follow the instructions in the error message, “reduce the size of the Profile and…

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USGS LIDAR Base Specification

Abstract In late 2009, a $14.3 million allocation from the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” for new light detection and ranging (LIDAR) elevation data prompted the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Geospatial Program (NGP) to develop a common base specification for all LIDAR data acquired for The National Map. Released as a draft in 2010…

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Raster Bit Depth

GeoCue, Terrasolid and LP360 can all output Raster files with different Bit Depths. The bit depth (sometimes called pixel depth) of a cell determines the range of values that a particular raster file can store, which is based on the formula 2n (where n is the bit depth). For example, an 8-bit raster can have…

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