Blog : 3D

28
JUN.21
Extract 3D points from other objects

Spatial Manager (CAD versions) includes the option to Insert Nodes when importing objects such as Polylines or Polygons. These nodes can be created as Points or as Block Inserts (if any have been defined) in the drawing. This functionality extends... more


16
MAR.20
Exporting 3D to Google Earth (KML, KMZ)

Although you can find several examples in this Blog where you can see how to export 3D objects to Google Earth basing their altitudes on an attached data or on their constant Z elevation, you can also export native 3D... more


13
FEB.20
Contours: 2D, 3D, Labels, and more options...

Spatial Manager Terrain Assistant, available in the CAD versions (AutoCAD, BricsCAD and ZWCAD), provides the user with intuitive tools for processing 2D/3D Terrain information (Points, Contours, and Digital Terrain Models). In this blog entry we review the possibilities that the... more


05
MAR.19
Getting the Z-coordinate from label contents

While ‘Spatial Manager’ allows you to handle any type of 3D information and therefore export 3D-point tables from your drawing or map, there are times when the points Z-coordinate information is in a label form. Here you will find... more


26
SEP.18
Import as 2D or 3D objects

‘Spatial Manager’ includes an option to manage the Z coordinate when importing spatial data (Shapefiles, Google Earth KML, ASCII, Excel, LiDAR, etc.) into AutoCAD, BricsCAD or ZWCAD drawings. It is a configuration little known by many of the application users... more


19
JUN.18
Importing LiDAR data

LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) is a surveying method that measures distance to a target by illuminating the target with pulsed laser light and measuring the reflected pulses with a sensor. Differences in laser return times and wavelengths can then... more