248 articles Terrasolid Tools, Tips and Workflows

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

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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True View Data in TerraScan

Processing in True View EVO is purposely designed to create LAS and trajectory files formatted to easily setup a TerraScan project for further processing using Terrasolid products, such as TerraScan for above ground feature classification and analysis, reporting of trees, TerraMatch workflows, etc. Follow this quick guide for a suggested workflow on how to setup…

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TerraScan Supported Point File Formats

erraScan has built-in support for the following laser point file formats: T = text file format R = read files B = binary file format W = write files Name: Type: Content: FASTBINARY B R/W TerraScan Fast binary (FBI). SCAN8 B R/W TerraScan binary with 8 bit flightline numbers (BIN). SCAN16 B R/W TerraScan binary…

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Support for LAZ in TerraScan

Terrasolid now supports reading and writing of the compressed LAS file format LAZ in TerraScan, TerraMatch and TerraPhoto. Reduces file size 50% – 80% compared to LAS, usually 60-70% in most cases Excellent when you transfer data to someone else Support in the various products begins with the following versions: TerraScan and TerraScan Lite (v015.018)…

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TerraMatch Key-in Commands

Many tools in 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 TMatch…

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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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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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TerraScan Distance Color Scheme Files

TerraScan gives a user the option to customize point color schemes and save these to file for later use. This allows the user to make as many custom color schemes as they wish and utilize them for various workflows. Below is a brief overview of some scenarios and example distance color scheme files to help…

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Affine Transform LAS PCT

The Affine Transform LAS Point Cloud Task is a versatile tool for modifying the coordinates of your point cloud. A common use is applying grid to ground conversions which require more than a simple scale or translation. How to setup the Affine Transform LAS Point Cloud Task to accomplish this may not be readily apparent…

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