I merged several DEMs together in on single DEM with mosaic dataset. Now I wanted to convert this mosaic dataset in Vector with TIN. But when I use the tool (3D Analyst Tool) Raster to TIN comes an Error...

Have I to convert the mosaic Dataset first to another format? (How?)

Or do you have any other ideas to convert mosaic dataset to vector?

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    What error do you encounter? – whuber Jul 20 '12 at 12:59
  • Has anyone figured this out yet? – user13897 Jan 2 '13 at 12:57

You didn't say what error you get but the most common error with converting Raster to TIN is that the "Maximum Number Points" optional limit has been reached. Although this is an optional parameter it is set to 1500000 by default.

Delete this limit, leaving the field blank, and try again.

  • No also this doesn`t work! I get every time the message: "In the background processing a fatal error has occurred, so that they can not be continued. The background events were due to an error can not be completed." :( – user9044 Jul 23 '12 at 4:32
  • The Error in results is: Raster to TIN [000000_12301899] – user9044 Jul 23 '12 at 5:45
  • Error may occure due the Extent or Cellsize inconsistancy. What is the Error number in Results window? – Tomek Oct 22 '12 at 5:49

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