Automatic Perpendicular Profile View

In LP360 and True View Evo, set the profile view based on the direction of a feature for an automatic perpendicular profile view. This ensures that the drawn profile line is always centered on and perpendicular to the line or polygon feature direction. In Feature Analyst ->Navigation options, choose to center vertex and the profile…

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Merge and Copy Feature File

In LP360 users have feature file merge and copy options to merge multiple SHP files or copy a file to a new feature layer. This is useful for combining files to have a single file for all features or simply creating quick back up of the feature file. The process for performing these operations is…

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GeoTIFF in ArcGIS Does Not Project Properly

Adding a GeoTIFF generated by LP360 to ArcGIS does not show in the correct location. Currently ArcGIS, including 10.x and Pro, does not have a full implementation of Well Known Text (WKT) format for projection definitions in .prj format, specifically the COMP_CS tag and the way it handles False Easting and Standard Parallels. This issue…

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LP360 Adaptive TIN Ground Filter Parameters

LP360’s Adaptive TIN Ground Filter is designed to classify a ground surface from point data. There are multiple parameters within the filter, especially when using the Advanced Options. The following chart and additional graphics are a summary and general guidelines for setting the parameters. Seed Sample Distance Grid size for initial seed surface. Smaller is…

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Insufficient Number of Tie Lines

When using the tie line search in TerraMatch, an insufficient number of tie lines after can occur for several reasons, including improper dataset settings. The following probable resolutions outline the potential steps to refine the settings to achieve better (more) tie line results. Note: To learn more about scenarios where the user will see no…

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Reprojecting Vector Features

For Reprojecting Vector Features, use the Add Files dialog and go to the Feature tab. There is a checkbox in the lower section of the dialog to Transform Feature Files to Map SRS (Figure 1). The user may need to create a new EVO project with the desired target coordinate reference system (CRS). Note: EVO does not currently support on-the-fly…

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Modify the Scan Angle Filter

Note: The following options only apply to LP360 2020.1 or newer. The Live View Filter – Scan Angle tab settings allow the user to filter data based on Scan Angle, which is typically associated with airborne and mobile laser scanning systems. It is the angle that the laser pulse was emitted with respect to a…

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Support for LAZ in TerraScan

Terrasolid now supports reading and writing of the compressed LAS file format LAZ in TerraScan, TerraMatch and TerraPhoto. Reduces file size 50% – 80% compared to LAS, usually 60-70% in most cases Excellent when you transfer data to someone else Support in the various products begins with the following versions: TerraScan and TerraScan Lite (v015.018)…

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