TerraScan: The Distance Attribute

In late 2016 Terrasolid added Distance as a point attribute in their Fast Binary (FBI) format. This format is the one used for loaded points in TerraScan, so even when processing in LAS you have access to utilizing the attribute, you just need to compute and use it at the same time since it does…

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Display by Distance

Displaying points ‘by distance’ using TerraScan (version 016.022 and later) for MicroStation CONNECT  is different then previous versions. You will notice that the Display Mode option for distance is grayed out. This is because TerraScan no longer calculates distances on-the-fly. Instead, the Compute Distance command is used to make these measurements and stores that information as…

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