Blog : 3D

27
APR.15
Choose 3D or 2D when importing

A set of objects imported by applying its coordinate Z=0 leads to a “flat” map which allows us often to perform operations that are more “uncomfortable” when using 3D maps: 2D references, measurements of distances in the plane, etc.... more


28
DEC.14
Import Z-Contours from a Shapefile into AutoCAD

When reading Shapefiles (SHP) which include terrain Contour lines, it is very common to find that the Z coordinate of each Contour is set as being a numerical data in a Field of the associated data table... more


05
SEP.14
Import 3D Shapefiles (SHP) in AutoCAD

Some 2D Shapefiles (SHP) may include 3D information inside its associated alphanumeric data table. For example, it is quite common to find the values ​​of the elevation and height of the polygon features inside some fields of the data table... more


13
FEB.14
Create 3D Buildings in Google Earth from SHP files

The KML or KMZ files of Google Earth can include some little-known parameters which apply to the Features they contain. One of these parameters is the Altitude of the Features... more