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Triangulation method to create multipatch objects (decomposition of polygon surfaces)

Which triangulation method or algorithm does arcscene use to create multipatch parts (patches) as you see in the attaching picture. The algorith decompose the polygon area into a set of triangles ...
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How to label an axis in ArcScene?

Can anyone help me label z layers (years in my case) along z-axis shown in image please? Year labels appear now on this image is just my texting on the screenshot just to show what I am wishing to ...
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Calculation surface of building external walls from shapefile [duplicate]

I have two datasets (attached): 1) A shapefile of buildings containing the height of each building. 2) A parcel shapefile. Several buildings are assigned to a single parcel. I am interested in ...
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Generate ESRI grid with xllcenter/yllcenter in header

I'm trying to generate ARC/INFO ASCII GRID (*.asc) from point feature class using Create TIN - TIN to raster - Raster to ASCII functions. I'm looking for a way to have the output raster file header ...
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Creating an Esri multipatch object in ArcScene [on hold]

Can you give me more detailed information about creating a multipatch object? When we import a 3D data format to ArcScene how does it convert it to multipatch? How does it triangulate a polygon ...
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Flat polygon feature to serve floors to time bins on Z axis of ArcScene?

How can I create square polygons with different z-values to create the horizontal panes shown in the image from ArcScene?
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Beaver ponds on stream profiles

I have a shapefile with polygons of beaver ponds and a DEM of the area of river watershed where ponds are located. I want to check if a river gradient and a river valley shape effect area of a pond. ...
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How ArcScene import collada to multipatch?

I want to know how ArcScene creates triangles, triangle strips, triangle fans and rings as in the attaching picture. What is the rule or algorithm that it uses?
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Determining which specific features are visible from observer points using ArcGIS 3D Analyst?

I am working on a wind farm proposal. I have the positions of 70 proposed turbines. I also have the positions of 80 houses within 20km of the proposed turbines. I created a viewshed for the 70 ...
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How to display data at diffrent depths in ArcScene

I am looking for a way to display data at different depths in ArcScene. I have a bathymetry layer which displays fine, and I want to overlay oil platforms in 3D over the bathymetry to show where ...
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Applying base heights to raster is giving me different results

I have applied the DEM's base heights to both the raster image, the raster DEM, and a vector file. The DEM and vector file match up but the satellite image does not match up at all. Any suggestions ...
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Points to polyline for ArcScene 3D?

I calculated a trail up mountain using least cost path analysis. I converted the raster trail to a polyline using the raster to polyline. I then used the feature vertices to points (input being the ...
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Displaying ArcScene animation (*.asa) in Powerpoint?

I just used ArcScene to make an animation clip, whose format is .asa. Is there a way for me to put it into PowerPoint for the sake of presentation?
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Extracting Values to Points without ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a raster DEM & multiple points. I want to determine the DEM elevation at each point. Other than manually examining the DEM at each point, (very time consuming with lots of points) is ...
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Tin created from raster have different profile graphs?

I have created a TIN file from a Raster one, but the profile graph from TIN is different from the Raster. Here I attach a image where in the left is a profile graph from the raster, and on the right ...
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Adding elevation features to existing TIN

I have generated a flood plain surface TIN using stream thalweg, banks and spot elevation data. I want to add additional elevation layers of bridges, roads and railway lines to existing TIN to ...
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Inserting Grids and Graticules in ArcScene?

I have searched Grids and Graticules option in ArcScene 10.3 but didn't found there. I am specifically interested to mark Y-axis (as in below map I've prepared in Surfer) to show vertical values of my ...
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Creating 3D ASTER GDEM using ArcScene software

I try to make 3D ASTER GDEM. everytime i click on the globe icon in arcscene i see an error message saying that the vertical extent is too large for proper display of the geography check the ...
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Performing Viewshed Analysis for Transmission Line returns general error 999999?

I have a scenario where a transmission line is designed and placed with heights for each structure. With that being said, it is to be proposed to the forest service who is more concerned with how ...
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Arcscene problem

My problem is related with performing analysis in arcscene I am using the templates from arcgis website and when i try to obtain radiation raster i get this message Where could i find and delete ...
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Does anybody have a link to a video or tutorial on how to georeference an image file with a crossection in ArcScene?

I am looking to put together a 3D site conceptual model. I have subsurface data as well as surface data and would like to display it in ArcScene. How do I georeference a crossection so that it ...
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How to anti-alias 3D projected contour lines, ArcScene is jaggy

I'd like to render some high quality contour lines in 3D. The image below was created in ArcScene. Note how ArcScene doesn't use any antialiasing, so the contour edges look jagged and nasty. Click on ...
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ArcScene Extrusion is Too High

I am bringing a parcels shapefile and buildings shapefile into ArcScene. They come in okay and look fine as 2D features. When I extrude the building outlines based on height they look as if they ...
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2D polygons with height attribute to 3D features for ArcGIS Online

I have a 2D shapefile made of many polygons representing buildings. Each polygon has a height attribute. The goal is to get these into ArcGIS Online's "Scene" feature, showing extruded buildings, ...
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Refining a Viewshed

I have been tasked with finding the observable area of a canoe route based on a drainage, stream and contour file. First, I made the drainage a line file and then merged it with the stream. I then ...
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ESRI Drone2Map - how to use “texture” image.

ESRI's Drone2Map beta produces various outputs; LAS, dem, hillshade, orthomosiac, etc. One of these is "Texture.jpg" file. This image is not projected but it looks like as if I should be able to ...
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surface volume tool in ArcGIS

I want to find volume of earthwork above 458m. An elevation of that area ranges from 460 to 470m. I have used surface volume tool and found volume. In that result area2D is given as 33458 sq.m. But ...
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Replicate elevation profile extraction (from 3D Analyst toolbar) with Python [closed]

I'm looking to take Python (v2.6.0) control of some ArcGIS (v10.3) toolbar functions in 3D analyst, so I can modify and automate these operations. If the answer is that I need to do this from scratch, ...
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Splitting 3D Spheres with 3D Walls (lines converted to 3D) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I would like to split spheres (created from 3D buffers) in half using 3D fences/walls (lines converted to 3D). Both datasets are multipatches. The purpose of ...
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ARCscene Extruding between constant TIN's to calculate bed volume within oil window?

I don't seem to be able to extrude between two tins created from constant rasters. Will the extrusion tool not wort between Tins which are copied and pasted and altered in position by me after their ...
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Creating Fence Diagrams from Electromagnetic (EM) Conductance Survey

I am looking for some help with creating fence diagrams in GIS for Electromagnetic Conductance surveys. I have points along a line that represent sample locations with three different depths ...
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Create profile graph over multiple rasters (ArcGIS 3D Analyst)

When having a raster which represents an array of values, for instance, elevation, I can generate a profile graph over a line I draw using the 3D Analyst toolbar. A sample graph: When generating a ...
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Creating Cubes in ArcScene

I am an archaeologist trying to create a 3D model of an excavation site in ArcScene. Excavation units were created with X=1 meter and Y=1 meter. The problem comes with visualizing the Z. I need to ...
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Finding average elevations from a Raster DEM, applying those to Vector Grid created with GME

I'm using ArcMap 10.3, and here's what I have: I have an angled vector grid created through GME's GenVecGrid tool which has been clipped to an irregular size and angled relative to the xy axes to ...
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Resolution changing between mosaic dataset and output from mosaic to new raster tool viewed in ArcScene?

ArcScene cannot accept the mosaic dataset (Raster 1) so I used the Mosaic to New Raster tool to create a raster (Raster 2) that we can use in ArcScene. The problem which I face is the resolution in ...
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How in Arcscene create dam and calculate volume?

i have DMR and potentional place for dam. I created a dam, and i have to " fillinf with water and calculate potentional volume. Do you know how? In t the picture is my curently result
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what is result from cut fill operation?

A calculate volume of lake from rasters with cut fill tools. I got a result and i dont know what is right result. In the table are two collums COUNT and VOLUME maybe i have to count multiply volume ...
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Calculation of surface of external walls of buildings from a cadastral footprint shapefile

I need to calculate the surface (m2) of external walls of all the buildings in a town. By external walls I mean all the walls of a building or parts of a wall which are not in contact with another ...
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Time series animation for multiple layers in ArcScene?

I have a few layers in ArcScene about aquifer depth. I hope to use them to create an animation to show the change of aquifer depth through time. I used "create group animation". But there's ...
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not getting my web scene on globe

3D Map With Elevation Services - 4.0beta2 html, body { padding: 0; margin: 0; } #paneDiv { position: absolute; top: 18px; right: 18px; padding: 12px; ...
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Is there a difference between tools with same name in the ArcGIS 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst toolboxes?

There are several of the same tools within the 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst toolboxes (for example, Reclassify and Visibility). Is the same tool being accessed regardless of whether it is found ...
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ArcScene fails to export multipatch to 3D?

I'm having a problem with the exportation in ArcScene. I want to export multipatch layer consisting of two spheres to the VRML (*.wrl). But ArcScene crushes down every time. I tried different options ...
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Editing 3D object in ArcScene and exporting as a VRML file

This might be easy, but I'm a newbie in using ArcScene and I can't figure out how to do it. I have a 3D terrain model - srtm dem (*.tiff) file visualized in ArcScene. I need to add to this model some ...
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how to create a point shape file with azimuth and elevation?

I have downloaded a GPS almanac file which gives azimuth and elevation for each gps satellite at a particular latitude and longitude. I want to create a point file with azimuth and elevation angle ...
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Extra lines in polygon in ArcScene vs ArcMap

I have a polygon of a park boundary in ArcMap. It is a single line around the perimeter of the park. When I display that same polygon in ArcScene, it looks the same. However, when I drape that layer ...
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Line of Sight and Viewshed Discrepancy

I am having a problem with the line of sight tool and viewsheds on ArcGIS 10.1. This is for a viewshed analysis of pillboxes and defences in a particular area in Malta. I am using a DTM with a 1m ...
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How to write a python code for Add Feature Class To Terrain using interface?

I am trying to write a code that creates a Terrain from lidar data (LAS). The problem is that the inputs are in Feature Dataset in GDB but I don't know how to write code so that using an interface. I ...
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3DWeb Viewer issue

I have been putting together a textured multipatches, DEM, polygon data (road, pavement), point data (trees with 3d symbology) and have been trying to share my model using the export to 3d web scene ...
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How to use 3d analyst tool box?

Can you tell me how to check and select horizontal and vertical distance within criteria in 3D analyst tool. I tried near 3D tool but I cannot get clear information. Ex: horizontal dist 3m ...
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Choosing projection for calculating 2D 3D area in New Zealand?

I'm trying to use Surface Volume tool in ArcMap to calculate 2D and 3D area of a catchment. What would be the best projection to use and how do i check the maximum error of the estimation?