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Point Clouds: Clip planes and measuring

  • 1.  Point Clouds: Clip planes and measuring

    Posted 02-14-2020 05:23

    What's new in version

    Can't find release notes.

  • 2.  Re: TrimbleConnectSetup-

    Posted 02-15-2020 17:26

    Looks like they fixed the Pointcloud Issue, only took 2 Versions....

  • 3.  Re: TrimbleConnectSetup-

    Posted 02-17-2020 05:20

    Yep .e57 import works now


    But I really don't find the viewer very practical for theses reasons:

    - If you want to make a clip plane, the direction of the plane is just pure luck, as TCD wants you to click on a plane but you can only click on points.

    - I can't find a way to move or rotate my point cloud

    - Can't force a direction of measurement.


    Do any of you guys have any tips on how to use points cloud in TCD?

    Thank you


  • 4.  Re: TrimbleConnectSetup-

    Posted 02-19-2020 05:42

    Olivier, for your 1ste question i have a tip.

    What i do is create a slab, bigger than the point cloud boundaries.

    I use this slab to create clip planes.

    For measuring i narrow down the point cloud as much as needed by using clip planes.




  • 5.  Re: TrimbleConnectSetup-

    Posted 02-19-2020 06:09

    Hi Yves, thanks a lots for your tips

    For measuring I still find it a bit tricky to measure distances between 2 objects that are not directly connected by points and are quite far away (for example a beam and a slab or the passage beween 2 walls at a height of 1 meter above the ground).




  • 6.  Re: Point Clouds: Clip planes and measuring

    Posted 02-19-2020 08:15

    Your welcome Olivier.

    I've changed the title of this thread to better match the content.