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  1. Also interested... There are some workflows for this, but it could be very useful to have them function as defined stormwater tools. The current way to do this, as I understand, is to assign a Coefficient value to surfaces, and then have a worksheet calculate that for given areas.
  2. Are your class settings set to "use at creation"?
  3. I was going to say the same a @Katarina Ollikainen. You can set a different epsg/coordinate system for the design layer you are using for your geoimage. It should be a different layer then your other geometry. I am not familiar with those coordinate systems, or how this process works in terms of transforming between a national coordinate system and a universal coordinate system like UTM. A national coordinate system will obviously give you different locations for the same coordinate values. I have used this before for different coordinate systems, where the main difference between the epsg codes related to updated height info, not different x/y. It can also depend on what coordinate systems the data provider has used. If it hasn't listed one of the codes you are using, your will probably get problems.... Or it won't work at all in many cases. The HSY site says that it is provided in EPSG 3879, and not EPSG 3067... So I don't think you can expect the WFS/WMS to work. You may be able to use the geolocated image, explode that and then import/transform that image into another file with the different coordinate system...
  4. Very nice workflow @aage.langedrag! I am still wondering why there is a conversion with the geometry from the simple original shapes that can have very few vertices, to the polygons with many vertices used with Hardscape/Landscape areas/3D geometry. Doesn't this make revisions to the geometry of these areas very time consuming?
  5. If you change to .001, doesn't that give you a huge number of vertices?
  6. I have also been a puzzled as to why this happens when you transform a polyline into a polygon/hardscape. This also happens with 3d contours, making the proliferation of vertices an issue.
  7. I don't have any additional drivers for my MX master @zoomer It can pair with up to three different devices via Bluetooth, and there is no adapter or special drivers needed. You can of course install the software to customize keys/buttons more easily, but it isn't drivers as far as I'm aware.
  8. Poot

    Geoimage error

    I have had a new problem come up with WMS satellite imagery. Everything worked fine setting up the cropped image, but when I deleted the crop to create a new one it is no longer working to get any image, even with the same area, larger/smaller size or resolution. It even stopped working with a new blank file... The coordinate systems match, and the default service works fine... But it is a big PITA to have the geoimage stop working (continues to work with previous/different files) Not sure if anyone has figured out common problems that are not resolution, crop size, or coordinate system?
  9. Great input! I would not have thought about this. One big question is, how/where are you getting your source data with relatively clean points? It is pretty common for municipalities/govt. to provide height data as surfaces, contours, or point cloud....and not so much cleaned up points. I haven't really worked with point clouds, so I am not sure if you're starting from there? From what I have seen they take quite a bit of cleaning to make them good for use.
  10. The workflow/tools are not identical, so you don't go about it exactly as you would with a feature line in C3D. I don't use edge lines like I would feature lines, because I have other tools. If you really want to, you can split your line and adjust it, but its not ideal. The majority of time I am wanting/needing to control grades between points is along hardscapes, pathways, roads and ramps - all of which you can control either as a single slope/grade or between points/stations fairly easily in the OIP. I am rarely looking to grade open greenspace this way, or in ways that can't be achieved by grade networks and site modifiers. However, I think the open edge tool could benefit from the same kind of dialogue box as a feature line if the VW team wants to grab C3D users more easily...or for situations not covered by the other tools...but the desire to use it also comes from habits developed by using C3D itself. I'd suggest dropping the suggestion in the VW public roadmap, since it might be a relatively easy feature to include.
  11. You could probably go about this in a few ways, but I might suggest grabbing the important info from the detailed model of the point cloud (e.g. road geometry) by using something like grade objects or stakes set to follow site model, and then copy those to use when creating the less detailed, but faster model. There is a whole other profession that usually deals with this kind of task on the mapping/aerial surveying side of things because its a complicated task best suited to programming. You might be able to find/create a script that filters/evens out the peaks from selected areas of the point cloud.....but not sure if this exists.
  12. What was the issue that fixed it @Esa K?
  13. Very late reply @Elin as I came across this looking for something else, but you can do this by editing contours in your site model, or by using what is now called the 'open edge line' tool in the site modifiers toolset (previously called the contour tool when you asked this question). Like feature lines in Civil3D, you can set a grade across the entire line/curve/geometry as %, ratio or angle....and also edit individual vertices. You don't get the list of point values as in Civil, but thats not really needed when you can see the object in 3D (which is much more of a pain in C3D).
  14. Yes, this is what I am trying to do, but with WFS that are based on GML as opposed to SHP. Out of curiousity, do you have a paid ESRI account/arcGIS subscription or what databases are you connecting to in order to access the feature layers? The public dataset here in Denmark has national height data with +- 3cm accuracy, but I am sure it varies a lot regionally in the states, or even by municipality?
  15. Do you have a grade limits placed around your site? Or at least the area your grade objects are within?
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