a stand-alone software product that provides a conceptual design and modeling solution for creating 3D cities and buildings.

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How to load VRML data into CityEngine

I can't see whether Esri CityEngine supports VRML files directly, or how to load them if they're not supported (the online materials are more marketing-focussed than technical). Is there a ...
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Does QGIS data work in Esri CityEngine?

Does QGIS data work in Esri CityEngine? I have a copy of CityEngine Basic and imported a shape file which have the street network and lots. Without ArcGIS I can't open data which have building ...
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How to connect edits made to a .gdb feature class to CityEngine scene?

I have a geodatabase containing several feature classes which I have displayed in a CityEngine scene. When I make an edit in ArcGIS desktop (in this case building height) to a feature class and save ...
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Exporting 3d shapes from CityEngine to ArcScene

I have a 3d city model in CityEngine and exported it to ArcScene (Multipatch Features). Then i would like to float the shapes on a DEM. The problem is, that i can not float it on that DEM in ...
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CGA rules for rectanglar shape creation in CityEngine

I want to make 3d building by using CGA Rules in CityEngine. I had wroten this rule "attr heigth=0 lot--> extrude (heigth)" and it works but I want to use Rectanglar Shape Creation tool. Is there any ...
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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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City Engine - 3D zoning envelope & street orientation

Is there a way to change the front & back angles that generate the 3D zoning envelope according to street orientation? Ideally there should be 6 cases which describe angular ranges and for each ...
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What are use cases of Esri's CityEngine?

I would like to know the use cases of Esri's CityEngine, and what distinguish this tool from the other standard GIS like ArcMap and QGIS? and in which fields could be used ?
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Looking for open source software similiar to ESRI City Engine

I am looking for open source software similar to ESRI City Engine and currently going through open source software directory. Update : About ESRI City Engine (Quick introduction) We want to make ...
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OpenStreetMap data into ESRI CityEngine [duplicate]

I am trying to download building footprints from OpenStreetMap so I can import them into ESRI's CityEngine but I am only able to download road files (as routes), as seen below. I am trying to ...
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How to create CGA rules in esri cityengine

I'm new in using esri cityengine 2011 . i red it's tutorials . it was very interesting and helpful for but there is no references or tutorials for how to create cga rules . how can i find tutorial or ...