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Jose E. Calderon

How to register a referenced layer into an exisitng Site Model?

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I created my survey site model in one file and a building in a second file.  From the Survey file, I attached the building file as a reference file.

 

But Now , how do I translate and rotate  the imported layer so that  to register in the exact location over  the site model?  I see the reference layer , but it is placed way out of place.

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Rather than referencing  Layers create a Design Layer Viewport that references your building File.

This you can move & rotate at will.

View>Create Viewport>Select Source>External Document

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Yes. The Design Layer Viewports are 3D. The crop object is screen plane only (still) so if you don't need to crop the DLVP you will get the full 3D control & behavior you'd expect.

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@Jose E. CalderonHi, This is how I set up my site model and reference my survey into the file. HTH

ttps://youtu.be/3pjRwVhjGMA

Add the 'h'  to the front of this link and paste into google to see video. (do this so the video does not show up here)

 

 

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