259 articles LP360 Tools, Tips and Workflows

Information regarding the tools available in LP360.

Large voids when displaying point cloud data in LP360

User sees large voids when displaying point cloud data in LP360. This usually occurs when combining dense and sparse point cloud datasets or displaying terrestrial scanner points clouds. The reason points don’t display properly is that points close to each other spatially are not physically near to one another in the LAS file structure. Here…

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Opening XML for WMSCatalog failed. (22530)

Selecting any button related to the WMSCatalog results in the error message, “Opening XML for WMSCatalog failed. (22530)”. [Window Title]LP360 Error[Main Instruction]Opening XML for WMSCatalog failed. (22530)[Expanded Information]Exception Information:HRESULT: 0x800401f3Description:Interface not supported (9027)[V] Expand this¬† [ ] Do not show exceptions again.¬† [OK][Footer]Press ‘Ctrl+C’ to copy message to clipboard. Locate and rename the C:\Users\%USER%\AppData\Roaming\LP360\wmscatalog.xml, where…

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Error setting active layer

User encounters an error message when starting ArcMap with the LP360 for ArcGIS extension stating, “Error setting active layer”. If the user clicks through this error message, basic functionality and display issues will occur, often times leading to software crashes. The crash is happening because ArcMap and/or LP360 is not properly installed and/or registered. Re-installing…

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Point Cloud Tasks

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

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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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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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Error Using the Output Coordinate System

While executing the Reproject Point Cloud Task to take data from a known Spatial Reference System (SRS) to a custom or user-defined coordinate system (32767) the user encounters an error message stating, “Error using the output coordinate system: Failed to set target coordinate system from WKT. GDAL importFromWKT() returned 5. The custom or user-define coordinate…

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Exporting LAS files failed. (17340): Unexpected error in LASExporter::ExportTINRaster()

Error encountered while exporting digital elevation models using the LP360 Export Wizard: [Window Title] LP360 Error [Main Instruction] Exporting LAS files failed. (17340) [Expanded Information] Exception Information: HRESULT: 0x8000ffff Description: Unexpected error in LASExporter::ExportTINRaster() [^] Collapse this  [ ] Do not show exceptions again.  [OK] [Footer] Press ‘Ctrl+C’ to copy message to clipboard. The problem…

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Creating polygon features for bare-earth points that are within different elevation ranges

Summary: The feature edit toolbar in LP360 has a function that allows the user to create features based on identified features. In this document, we will review a workflow for creating contour features that will represent elevation changes for an area. This could be useful for a flood plain map and other planning purposes: Creating…

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Loading Stored Filters failed. (17894)

Open LP360 or ArcMap with the LP360 for ArcMap extension loaded results in the error, “Loading Stored Filters failed. (17894)”, with the description of “The XML file is not a ‘Stored Filters’ format XML document. (10343) The filters.xml file found in the user’s “C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\LP360”, where %user% is the currently logged in Windows user, has somehow…

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