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ArcGIS, How do I get smoother contours?

I am trying to get nice smooth contours using ArcGIS. I have already smoothed out the DEM using focal statistics, simplified and smoothed the contours. The current result looks like this, which is way ...
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Adding Texture to the sides of an extruded polygon in ArcScene

I've been using ArcScene 10.2.2 to create simple extrusions of building footprints and now would like to add textures to them to make them more realistic. I want to add textures to the sides of the ...
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Both-sided transparency in ArcScene for extruded features

I'd like to extrude my polylines and make them transparent, but from both sides. As you can see below, the transparency works only on one side. I think it's something with the side-orientation. I can ...
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How to solve the problem when buildings are extruded without roof?

I tried to extrude buildings in ArcScene with Extrusion function in Layer Properties. But most of the buildings seem like only their walls are extruded. Instead of solid blocks, they appear like no ...
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Problem refreshing GroupLayers in ArcScene (ArcObjects 10 .NET SDK)

The functionality I am seeking is to add a FeatureLayer (containing some data from a file selected for import) inside of a GroupLayer collecting all of the data from that particular source. The logic ...
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Can I intersect (slice) a multipatch geometry and obtain the perimeter line of the intersection as a result?

Can I intersect (slice) a multipatch geometry with a vertical polygon (or an extruded line) to obtain the perimeter line of the intersection? (or better yet a polygon) I am creating fairly complex ...
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ArcScene Export to 3D Webscene polygon issue?

I have been putting together a 3D basemap for our campus, Washington State University, and have been trying to share my model using the export to 3d web scene arcToolbox tool. For the most part is ...
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Adjusting heights within a DEM raster for visualisation

Problem I have a bathymetry DEM which I want to display in 3D (ArcScene or Fledermaus). The data set is one single raster but looks like it is a mosaic of several smaller datasets. The problem is ...
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3D marker symbol export problem (ArcGIS 10.2)

I am trying to create a webscene. I have a TIN and a point layer that is 3d enabled (point z). I added a 3d symbol marker to the point layer in ArcScene . When I use the "export to 3d web scene" ...
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Getting XY screen coords from ArcScene 3D point using ArcObjects?

I already know how to convert screen point (X,Y in pixels) to 3D point: ISceneGraph pSceneGraph = m_pSceneHookHelper.SceneGraph; IPoint pPoint; pSceneGraph.Locate(pSceneGraph.ActiveViewer, X, Y, ...
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Buildings missing texture in 3d web scene exported from ArcScene

A random sampling of buildings are missing textures. The models were made in Sketchup 8 and exported to COLLADA, then dropped in ArcScene. All of the textures are .jpg files. The models look fine in ...
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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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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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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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Conversion from .shp to .dxf in one unified layer

I am trying to make a 3D .dxf out of a 2D shapefile for several hundred buildings. Doing this in one fell swoop is proving to be a roadblock. In ArcScene, I extruded building heights for maybe two ...
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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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Modelling open water flow in TIN-model using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a TIN-model created from 1800 xyz-coordinates (that I also have). There is an pipe leading all the water in and on for all the water out. I would very much like to simulate movement of the ...
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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 create “undulating terrain” for playground in ArcGIS?

How could I create undulating terrain in ArcGIS? I know I could create it by creating a TIN model but first I need to have "input data" - shapefile with Z (height in attribute). Is there any way I can ...
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texture fill doesn't display in ArcScene

My texture fill doesn't display properly in ArcScene but it does in ArcMap. What am I doing wrong? Help! ArcMap: ArcScene: The same texture fill has been selected in both ArcMap and ArcScene. ...
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Displaying Trees in Arc Scene

I'm new to ArcScene. I'm using a historic map, in arcmap, to draw old roads, garden plots and tree locations. My trees are in a point shapefile in ArcMap, I brought them into ArcScene and I'm trying ...
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Making extruded polygons transparent

Is there a way to make an extruded polygon transparent. I've tried going to the properties and changing the transparency but the polygon still looks like a solid block. I have an extruded polygon and ...
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Representing GIS data in ArcScene so it looks like bar and circle?

Is there a way to represent GIS data in ArcScene so it looks like a bar and circle? I can only either get the bar by extruding my points but I wanted a circle on top. I dont know how to get my ...
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what is the output coordinate system when I use Near3D tool in ArcScene?

I added a 3D rectangular surface (rectangle formed by 3D points) and a 3D point as two different shapefiles and then I tried to use Near3D tool. Then it gives an error "Datum conflict between input ...
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Arcscene export issue: only upper layer showing up

I have created a 3d visualization with ArcScene 10.1. I have 1 hillshade of a portion of an area, which take elevation ifno from DEM of the same area. Also, the DEM is coloured and overlayed onto the ...
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How can I extrude a polygon “below” a base height?

I am creating some animations and short movies in ArcScene showing how a number of disparate datasets relate to one another. In one of these movies my "big finish" is to extrude a number of polygons ...
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How to represent the time(weekly/monthly) variationof a polygon map using one image?

I have a base map made up of three hundred polygons, Each polygon has lots of attribute values(For example, each week/month get a value). But I only want to draw one picture(due to page limitation) ...
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3D Surface Model - Cut Out

I have create a 3D surface model in ArcScene. However, I would now like to display it for printing. Basically im trying to make the 3D model look like the attached image but i have no idea how to make ...
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Generate 3D grid in ArcGIS

I have DEM layer which I am vieving in ArcScene and project the z index to view actual 3D view of the DEM surface.Now i want the grid surrounding this DEM something like Fish net but a 3D having grid ...
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Is there a way to show outlines in a multipatch feature in ArcScene?

When viewed in ArcMap 2D environment, multipatch faces are outlined. When viewed in ArcScene 2.5 D environment, multipatch faces are not outlined, yet the symbol in symbology properties still shows an ...
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Feature class field count caching issue

In our application, we exposed a custom file format to ArcScene through a custom plugin data-source. However, we experience some problems which we ascribe to caching issues. We generate a dataset ...
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Relative paths in ArcScene document are broken if opened programmatically

When I open ArcScene document with relative paths programmatically from ArcMap, all those paths are broken. The location in source tab for broken layers is set to some different path like ...
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Layer 3D to Feature Class Empty Output

I'm trying to build 3D buildings from 2D footprints. I extrude by the building heights, and input the surface by editing the properties. From here I use the Layer 3D to Feature Class tool to convert ...
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multipatch features are not visible in 3D ArcGlobe

I have created some 3D features in ROCKWORKS software, which represents lithology data. Then I converted it to 3D shapefile, and then I added it to ArcGlobe as well as ArcScene. It is clearly visible ...
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How do you specify the width of a column that has been extruded from a point in arcscene?

I've extruded a set of points based on a z variable but I want to increase their width so they're easier to see.
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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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Help with Extruding and Heights in 3D Analyst using ArcScene

I have never worked with 3D Analyst before. I am trying to work with well data. The data has a well depth and a casing depth...for example 97 feet well depth and 67 feet casing depth. End result is ...
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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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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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ArcScene projection error

I using WGS84 coordinate system in my project. If I will export web scene, arcscene give this error; 000269 : The cartographic spatial reference does not have a projected coordinate system. ...
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Rotating symbols around two axes in ArcScene

Using ArcGIS 10.3.1 I want to visualise the strike and dip (essentially the same as aspect and slope) of measured rock faces in ArcScene: the idea is to have a coloured DEM of the field area, with an ...
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Is it possible to view different layers in different viewers in ArcScene?

I want to create a fly around of a mine dump in ArcScene. I know that I can add a viewer(s) and create different perspectives of the main scene. But is it possible to have for example an aerial ...
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ASTER data error causing “bumps” in elevation

I am working in ArcScene (10.1) with some 30m resolution ASTER data from Indonesia, and am getting anomalous "bumps" in elevation in my study area. In google earth it is not there, and I know from ...
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moving the building to the new location

How would it be possible to move a building in ArcScene, i.e. change the location of the building by 100 / 500 / 800 meters in order to check how it fits in specific environmental settings? I tried to ...
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How do you create a reference plane in ArcScene?

By using the surface volume (3D analyst) tool on ArcScene I was able to find the total volume under a set reference level. However, for the sake of visualization, I wanted to include these reference ...
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Integrate BIM (Revit) and GIS (ArcScene) (IFC to CityGML)

I am doing a project related to integrate BIM and GIS for visibility analysis. I exported the BIM (Revit project) to IFC format from Revit. But I cannot use the IFC for visibility analysis in ...
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Advice on how to present a cross section

So, I'll try to best explain what I want to do. I have a DEM of a volcano (only showing half the DEM in pictures below) and I have identified a lava flow that I would like to make a cross ...
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Reducing the Size of a 3D model created in Sketchup

I created a building in sketchup. It is of higher size(25 mb), so I exported it as Collada file(6 mb). Here I reduced the size of the images to the maximum possible level. Still the collada file (3 ...
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ArcObjects: How to remove a custom layer?

How is a custom layer supposed to be destructed? I have a custom layer that implements drawing by overriding IActiveViewEvents::AfterDraw. The problem is that sometimes when the custom layer is ...
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How to save a 3-D map without it becoming distorted

I'm currently working on creating a 3-D map of a watershed. Within ArcScene I've used an elevation raster as the base map and included the streams within a watershed. When I originally create the map, ...