231 articles 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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TerraSlave and TerraDispatcher

Applies to TerraScan and TerraSlave v020.006 and later. A TerraSlave User Guide is available from Terrasolid. View a short tutorial on using TerraSlave and TerraDispatcher. TerraSlave Windows executable for batch processing TerraScan, TerraPhoto and TerraMatch tasks Alternative method for running processes TerraScan/Photo/Match can run Advantages: Run batch processes without tying up CAD software Run multiple…

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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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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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Why does my Orthomosaic have holes?

When previewing my orthomosaic in the color points mode, or looking at the final orthomosaic there are holes. Holes can occur if one or more sides of the triangles formed from the triangulation of the loaded points exceeds the Max ground triangle setting. Increase the value to allow the triangulation to stretch across the voids.…

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Zero Tie Points while Searching for Automatic Tie Points

Searching for Automatic Tie Points during the TerraPhoto camera calibration results in zero tie points found. The trajectory position and time stamps should not be a factor at that phase of the calibration process (Automatic Tie Point searching). Any influence that that would have, would be brought to light during the manual tie point step…

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County Coordinate Systems in Terrasolid

To configure county coordinate systems in either TerraScan or TerraPhoto, ascertain the proper metric projection values for the desired county system. In the GeoCue workflow management software, these can be found on the Coordinate System Picker dialog or in the GeoCue Common Folder. In LP360 or True View EVO, they are found in the Coordinate…

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Comparison of: Travel View, Travel Path, and Flythru Movie

Customers often have questions about which Terrasolid tools make sense for a given workflow. Travel View, Travel Path, and Flythru Movie tools are all useful for specific purposes and we review some of the use case scenarios for each below. Travel View Travel View tool lets you setup perspective views by defining a viewer position,…

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Controlling TerraScan with VBA

One advantage of using the Terrasolid modules in Bentley applications is that users can leverage the large number of tools therein. For example, Bentley products support VBA, which can be used to automate routine tasks. Controlling TerraScan with VBA is possible as well. The Bentley Communities has a Developing Code in VBA reference section and…

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