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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 This article will cover general information regarding the Unstructured Process Scans workflow. Process Scans is the first step in any EdgeWise Project, and consists of three different workflows: Structured, Unstructured, and Point Database Process Scans. The unstructured workflow only supports automatically extracting walls. The scan files need to… Read more »

Structured Process Scans

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Getting Started This article will cover general information regarding the Structured Process Scans workflow. Process Scans is the first step in any EdgeWise Project, and consists of three different workflows: Structured, Unstructured, and Point Database Process Scans. The structured workflow can automatically extract piping, walls, and ground. The scan files… Read more »

Scan File Types For EdgeWise

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Getting Started This article will cover the different scan file types that EdgeWise can utilize. Keep in mind, certain scan file types are limited to specific automated processes in EdgeWise. This article defines the different scan file types that EdgeWise can take, as well as the makeup of those file… Read more »

Point Database Workflow Crash

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

When Should I Adjust Scanner Range Or Point Spacing In Process Scans?

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Getting Started This article will cover how and when you should adjust your Scanner Range and/or Point Spacing settings when running Process Scans. While the default settings for scanner range and point spacing are usually fine, there are specific scenarios where you may want to deviate from the default settings…. Read more »

RCP File Crashing During Process Scans

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Getting Started This article will cover what to do if your RCP file is crashing EdgeWise during Process Scans. 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… Read more »

Faro Drivers Out Of Date/Scans Have No Point Data

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Getting Started 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 the… Read more »