251 articles Terrasolid Tools, Tips and Workflows

GeoCue Group’s repository of knowledge base articles and FAQs covering Terrasolid tools, tips and workflows.

Terrasolid Design Library

The Terrasolid design library is provided as an example of some of the customization that can be done in MicroStation CONNECT edition to make working with the Terrasolid products easier and more efficient, particularly for new users. We recommend the provided Terrasolid.DGNLIB remains as provided so that you can easily download the latest from this…

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Terrasolid Tool Guides

There are many tools that exist within the Terrasolid product suite, including TerraScan, TerraModeler, TerraMatch, TerraPhoto and TerraSurvey. Remembering all of the tools 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 all the tools on each Terrasolid toolbar. These guides…

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TerraScan Key-in Commands

Most of the tools in TerraScan can be started by entering a key-in command in the MicroStation Key-in line. The Browse Key-in option of the Key-in line can be used to find out the syntax of a key-in command. To bring up the key-in dialog press enter in an active MicroStation view window. If you…

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Creating dz Images

Relative vertical accuracy, or flight line offsets, or the swath-to-swath fit between flight lines or drive passes can be qualitatively assessed using dz images. Or quantitatively assessed by exporting and analyzing the values. The USGS LiDAR Base Specification has evolved over the years with some different recommendations for evaluating interswath (overlap) consistency, and there are…

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Processing TrueView Images in TerraPhoto

TrueView 3DIS (3D Imaging Systems) produce images and positional information which can be imported into TerraPhoto for orthomosaic generation, point cloud colorization, powerline workflow – image view, etc. Here we’ll review the process for importing this data into TerraPhoto, which includes: exporting a photo package from TrueView Evo/LP360 Drone, rename the images for import into…

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TerraModeler Key-in Commands

Many tools in TerraModeler can be started by entering a key-in command in the MicroStation Key-in line. The Browse Key-in option of the Key-in line can be used to find out the syntax of a key-in command. To bring up the key-in dialog press enter in an active MicroStation view window. If you select TMODEL…

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TerraMatch Key-in Commands

Many tools in Terrasolid TerraMatch can be started by entering a key-in command in the MicroStation Key-in line. The Browse Key-in option of the Key-in line can be used to find out the syntax of a key-in command. To bring up the key-in dialog press enter in an active MicroStation view window. If you select…

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What’s New in Terrasolid? – Mar 2022

The following are the highlights of the new features that have been added to the Terrasolid software between February 2021 and March 2022, and can be found in the version 022 releases. Catch the New Features presentation during the Terrasolid Virtual Training Weeks 2022 for further explanation on the new features presentations found on this page. Various…

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True View 3DIS Scanner Systems for Terrasolid

The GeoCue True View 3DIS (3D Imaging Systems) have specific system numbers and lever arm values associated with each laser scanner incorporated in the 3DIS. These 3DIS scanner systems are used in Terrasolid’s TerraScan and TerraMatch software for cutting overlap, boresight, flight line corrections, and other tools that utilize the sensor trajectory information. True View…

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