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How do you go about hardclipping a TIN in Arc10? Previously there was a modify TIN tool, but I cannot seem to find it. So my question remains, how do I go about clipping a TIN with a polygon layer?

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Edit TIN. Arc Toolbox -> 3D Analyst Tools -> TIN Management -> Edit TIN Add in the polygon Feature class and choose for height field and hardclip for SF_Type

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Works for me... thanks Jakub –  Andrew Nov 29 '10 at 17:48
    
I had been performing the above operation to clip my TIN and wasn't appearing to get any results. I found the forum post by @Jakub as linked in the answer by @SaultDon and once I restarted ArcMap the TIN drew correctly (I didn't have to rerun the tool). Thanks for the post. –  Jason Jul 6 '11 at 18:25

Try the Edit Tin tool and if that doesn't work,

try to use the clip tool to get your hardclip after your TIN has been converted to a polygon.

Here is a forum topic from the ESRI forums on an issue with this tool, so inspect your results.

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No, because the clip tool only works with features, not surfaces. The TIN is not an option to apply the clip to in the drop-down menu. –  Andrew Nov 29 '10 at 17:20
    
Andrew, looks like I was editing while you responded, too fast for me, see if my revision now answers what you were looking for. –  SaultDon Nov 29 '10 at 17:31
    
Thanks I just couldn't find where it was :) –  Andrew Nov 29 '10 at 17:48

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