305 articles LP360 Tools, Tips and Workflows

GeoCue Group’s repository of articles covering tools, tips, and workflows for processing point clouds in LP360.

Executing task(s) failed (8690)

Receive an error message, “Executing task(s) failed (8690)” while trying to execute a Point Cloud Task. LP360 ErrorExecuting task(s) failed. (8690)Exception Information:HRESULT: 0x80004005Unable to retrieve extended COM error information. This is a catch all error message that generally occurs when something caused the PCT to fail in its execution. Verify the parameters for the desired…

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Point Cloud Tasks

What is a Point Cloud Task (PCT)? A function (Extract ground, Conflate Line) that operates on points, rasters, 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, image or…

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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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Feature file merge and copy options

In LP360 and True View Evo, the user has the ability to merge multiple feature (SHP) files or copy a single 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…

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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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Modify the Scan Angle Filter

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

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Associate Images with Features

One of the features available in True View Evo and LP360, that came from adding image support for the True View 3DIS, is the ability to associate images with existing features in a feature file. Depending on file organization, images can be assigned to specific features and displayed when selected in Feature Analyst. This could…

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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, LP360 for sUAS, and True View EVO. 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 names of…

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DEM and breakline export for use in CAD software

When generating a DEM in LP360 / True View Evo for import into CAD software, there are a few nuances to consider. Unlike the commonly used LandXML CAD surface format, the DEM format will only enforce breaklines at the resolution of the generated raster. In order to properly enforce and display the breakline areas, you…

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Opening ArcMap project errors

The user receives multiple error messages and has general functionality issues when opening an ArcMap project with the 32 bit LP360 extension enabled. Example error message could be: PCTasksContentsView::ConnectToTrans(): Map object is null. This issue is related to the user opening an existing project, that was saved with the point cloud tasks tab open. The…

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