309 articles LP360 Tools, Tips and Workflows

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

Your project size now exceeds 4 km² or 10 km²

The LP360 sUAS license level limits the project size to 4 km². The LP360 EVO and EVO 3DIS license levels limit the project size to 10 km². If LP360 determines the project size exceeds this limitation, this informational dialog, “Your project size now exceeds 4 km², causing sUAS to enter LP360 Viewer mode” or “Your…

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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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Image Explorer Drive Method Setting

The Image Explorer Drive Method determines the method used to sort matching imagery. Range will sort images by shortest distance from the camera position XYZ to the projected XYZ. Photo Center will sort images by the shortest distance from the photo center to the projected raster column and row. GPS Time will sort images by…

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Reformatting and tiling orthomosaic rasters

When generating a GeoTIFF orthomosaic raster using Metashape or importing a large ortho from third party software into LP360 or True View Evo, the initial file is written in BigTIFF format which is incompatible with some CAD software packages, including Civil3D. There are also size considerations to be taken into account, as some orthos: can…

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BigTIFF file conversion for CAD package import

When generating a GeoTIFF Ortho using Metashape via True View Evo, the initial file is written in BigTIFF format which is incompatible with some CAD software packages, including Civil3D. There are also size considerations to be taken into account, orthos that are generated in TIFF format are subject to the 32 bit size limit of…

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Importing Many LAS files in LP360

LP360 and True View Evo can handle importing many LAS files to a single LAS Layer, however, there is a limitation for importing many LAS files at one time using the normal Microsoft browse files dialog that is used by the typical add files process. If the user hits this limit, an “Inadequate Buffer Allocation:…

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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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