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Ground Model Tab

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Getting Started This article will cover any options in the Ground Model Tab. The Ground Model Tab currently only has one main tool, Optimize TIN. Optimize TIN The merging of multiple ground surface TIN models can result in an overly large TIN file with too many triangles to work efficiently… Read more »

ClearView Mode

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Getting Started This article will cover ClearView Mode within EdgeWise. ClearView Mode allows the user to create a photo-realistic rendering of the point cloud. This rendering will be visible from within the first person view of individual scanners. Keep in mind, this option is only available in the Structured Workflow… Read more »

Merge Parts

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Getting Started This article will cover the Merge Parts tool. This tool allows the user to manually merge the results of their automated extraction in to a working model. Merge Parts While setting up Process Scans, by default you will have certain boxes that already have a check. Some of… Read more »

Unstructured Process Scans

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Getting Started Process Scans is the first step in any EdgeWise Project. This consists of three different workflows: Structured, Unstructured, and Point Database Process Scans. If this article is not the correct workflow for you, select the hyperlinks to be redirected to one that fits you needs! The following article… Read more »

Structured Process Scans

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Getting Started Process Scans is the first step in any EdgeWise Project. This consists of three different workflows: Structured, Unstructured, and Point Database Process Scans. If this article is not the correct workflow for you, select the hyperlinks to be redirected to one that fits you needs! The following article… Read more »

Scan File Types for EdgeWise

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Getting Started EdgeWise can take in a variety of scan file types. However, certain scan file types are limited to specific automated processes in EdgeWise. This article defines the different scan file types that EdgeWise can take and the makeup of those file types. Important Terminology Structured Data or non-unified… Read more »

Point Database Workflow Crash

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Identifying the Problem If you are using the Point Database Workflow and it causes a crash, then there is usually something wrong with the .c3DB file. This article quickly describes the reason why the Point Database Workflow may crash. The ability for EdgeWise to detect walls from an already existing… Read more »

When should I adjust Scanner Range or Point Spacing in Process Scans?

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Answer While the default settings for scanner range or point spacing are usually fine, there are specific scenarios where you may want to deviate from the default settings. Keep in mind, the default values for scanner range or point spacing were decided on based on a fairly accurate scanner with… Read more »

RCP File crashing during Process Scans

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Identifying the problem If your RCP File is crashing during process scans, this usually means that the file does not have the correct information written to it. Keep in mind, that this is only one possible source for why an RCP File maybe crashing. Refer to other Process Scans articles… Read more »

Faro Drivers out of date/Scans have no point data

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Identifying the problem If this error appears during process scans it is quite possible that your Faro Drivers are out of date. Why do I need up to date Faro Drivers for EdgeWise? EdgeWise takes advantage of the Faro Drivers for a number of different processes underneath the hood. Sometimes… Read more »