254 articles LP360 Tools, Tips and Workflows

Information regarding the tools available in LP360.

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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LP360 Tool Guides

There are many tools and keyboard shortcuts that exist within the LP360 product suite, including LP360 for ArcGIS, LP360 for Windows, LP360 for sUAS, and LP360 for GeoCue. 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…

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Creating a User-Defined Coordinate System from a Known Coordinate System

When your data needs to be in a coordinate system that is not specified in LP360, you may need to create a User-Defined Coordinate System. One of the easiest ways to do that is by modifying a Known Coordinate System. For ease of demonstration I have color coded a User-Defined Coordinate System with what has…

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Using Feature Analyst to verify downstream constraint

If you have a river polygon that has been downstream constrained you may wish to QC your work to ensure the downstream constraint result is as desired. LP360 has a Downhill Vertical Test which does not work on polygons, but does work on polylines. This article covers how to test and correct downhill continuity on…

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Import and Export of Class names in 2019.1

In LP360 2019.1 a feature has been added to Live View to allow the Import and Export of Class Names to an XML file. When exporting, after confirming file location and name you’re also given the option to set the Custom Class Names as a default for all new projects. Any exported XML can be…

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LP360 Surface Methods

The surface method defines how z or elevation values are determined when exporting a surface or comparing control points to a surface. Each surface method implements a different way of interpolating elevations from LIDAR points. The following describe the surface methods in more detail. Triangulation (TIN)TIN (Triangulated Irregular Network) partitions a surface into a set…

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Errors Adding Custom WMS Layers in LP360

The following are some common errors encountered while trying to add a custom WMS layer to LP360 and their probable resolutions. When adding the URL link to the WMS Server URL dialog the user encounters an error, “URL must end in a question mark, and be in the following form: http://<server>/<path>?” Be sure to enter…

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