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Breaklines in LP360- Part 2

This article is a continuation of the discussion of breaklines in LP360 (the standalone version). In last month’s installment, we discussed the overall concept of data modeling, especially the Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN). In this installment, I will discuss the general concept of adding constraints in the form of breaklines to these models. In future…

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LP360 Error: Getting x coordinate failed (16881)

Problem: Getting the error, “Getting x coordinate failed. (16881)“, when attempting to open the control point table from the LP360 Control Points toolbar. [Window Title] LP360 Error [Main Instruction] Getting x coordinate failed. (16881) [Expanded Information] Exception Information: HRESULT: 0x80040202 Source: “esri.Point” Description: The operation was attempted on an empty geometry. [V] Expand this […

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LP360 and ESRI Dump Files

KBA-01037-G9T0D6 Question If LP360 for Windows, or LP360 for ArcGIS experiences a program crash what steps should then be taken to help determine why the crash occurred? Answer The best way to determine why LP360 experienced a program crash is to locate the program error report and dump files and send the report either automatically or manually…

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Breaklines in LP360 – Part I

Prolog: I am writing a new whitepaper on model constraints in LP360 (any reference to LP360 where I do not add the term “for ArcGIS,” I am talking about the standalone version. This document is extracted and heavily revised from a series of articles that I wrote for the GeoCue Group Newsletter in 2013. The…

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Reproject Raster in LP360

LP360 has a Point Cloud Task (PCT) that can reproject raster layers, create pyramids, and JPEG compress.  The PCT is named Reproject Raster.  When we reproject an existing orthophoto to a new coordinate system, or re-write to a different unit, the user can choose to output uncompressed, or JPEG compressed. If JPEG compression is selected, the user…

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Errors in Surface Generation

Problem: There are some situations that can cause there to be a mismatch between surface elevations between tiles.  This can become apparent in the vicinity of waterbody breaklines where a tile covers the water but only overlaps with a single shoreline. In this scenario, the surface generation process cannot consider the influence of breaklines on…

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Putting LIDAR data on a single layer

When data is originally added to LP360 the selected files will be grouped into layers, depending upon certain criteria so that only compatible LAS files will be on a single LAS layer. When adding new data to the layout, if all the data meets the compatible rules, then checking the option to “Append to Compatible Layers”…

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Unexpected error in ILPBrkLineEnforcer:GetLayerName(). (17486)

Problem: While attempting to execute a conflate point cloud task the user receives an “Executing task(s) failed. (8690) Unexpected error in ILPBrkLineEnforcer:GetLayerName(). (17486)” COM Exception. Probable Resolution: The root cause of this error tends to be that one of the layers listed in the breakline enforcement is not valid. Either the file no longer exists…

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LP360 Features Utility Tool

As many of you who are involved in LIDAR breakline collection know, we added some very nice feature edit tools to the Standard level of LP360 (Windows standalone version).  One of these tools, “Create Features from Selected Features” is a very handy utility tool.  Its basic function is to collect features you have selected with…

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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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