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An extension to ArcGIS that allows for the creation, visualization, and analysis of three-dimensional data.

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Accessing the Z-values of a polygonZ [closed]

I have several shapefiles with the geometry type PolygonZ. I want to select all polygons using Arcpy which are completely above a certain height value (ZMin > 1500). Unfortunately, it is not clear ...
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TIN creation process generating error

I'm having trouble generating a TIN. Repeatedly, I obtain: ERROR 050035: no features were added to the TIN. I can't figure out what I'm doing incorrectly. There is only one feature, namely "...
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functionality of Surface volume tool in ArcMap?

I'm using the surface volume tool to calculate multiple volume below a plane height. Starting from the lowest value of my DEM, I perform several calculations in 0.1m intervals. However I'm not ...
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3D information is lost when using “Regularize Building Footprint” in ArcGIS

Currently I am working on the extraction of building footprints using ArcGIS/ArcPy and Lastools. Using LasBoundary I extract all buildings from the lidar dataset and get the building outlines as 3D ...
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ArcGIS 3D Analyst Line Interpolator not working

I have a stack (8) of DEM layers. The 3D Analyst line interpolation tool is only extracting values from the first layer in the stack. I specify different layers in the 3D Analyst window butit still ...
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Creating line profile graph in ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 with 3D Analyst for multiple line features

I'm looking to create profile graphs for approximately 150 streams in a 3D feature class. I made a sample profile graph but I'm not sure how to automate the process to run through the remaining lines.
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Why do layers disappear in ArcScene when I try to drape them to the TIN?

I'm new. I did see this was asked a couple years ago, but I didn't understand the answer. It said It's the projection. You're in ArcScene so be sure all of your layers are in Conic! I have no idea ...
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Creating planar 3D buffer from 3D polyline feature class in ArcGIS Desktop

I want to create a planar (=without volume) buffer polygon or a TIN from a polyline feature class that represents a road centreline ,containing Z-value. I want to expand my polyline horizontally (=...
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Can non-elevation data be displayed in 3D? Such as EC measurements in soil over a surface?

I tried creating a tin in ArcScene with a raster I have from an IDW file of salinity at sample points in a field, but I can't get it to display as anything other than flat. My points range from ~1-40 ...
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Determinating direction of profile graph

I'm creating profile graph for craters. Each of polylines was created same way: bearing distance to line in two opposite direction from crater's center, for example with bearing angle 30° and 210° ...
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Creating surface layer from Points in ArcScene

I work in ArcScene where i have some buildings in 3D, on the facades of these buildings in have points of solar intensity. I would like to create a continuous surface of solar intensity for each ...
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Problem with interpolate line and profile graph

I used the 3D Analyst tool to create several 'Profile Graphs' it used to go well, but for a while now the Graphs are showing weird lines. At some points, the graphs show their normal lines, while at ...
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Can't run 3D Analyst extension in custom script tool

I have custom python script in which I use 3D Analyst function "Add surface information", it works fine when I run the script through ArcCatalog Python Console, but when I try to run the script as ...
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ArcScene rendering only in greyscale

I'm new to ArcScene so maybe I'm doing something wrong, but I can't see any colors in my ArcScene views. I've attached 3 screenshots, one from ArcMap showing DEM and hillshade working just fine, and 2 ...
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Half disappearing line rectangle when defining base height [closed]

I am having an issue in ArcScene. I have a spline surface representing the topography of an area, and want to create a solid fill beneath this. I can't do this form the spline layer itself or a (...
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Tool for adding raster values to vector z axis

In ArcGIS, there is a tool called "Interpolate Shape" which takes a vector layer and underneath a raster. Then it adds the raster grid values to the vectors z-coordinates. Is there a tool in QGIS ...
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Rasterise 3D polyline using z-values to interpolate cell values

Using ArcMap 10.5.1. I have a ZM polyline composed of 3x vertices, with the vertex z-values representing water level at wells. I am looking for a tool to rasterize this polyline, using the z-values ...
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Calculating volume of several TINs in ArcGIS Desktop

I am trying to calculate the volume of several TINs using the 3D Analyst of ArcGIS 10.5. My data can be found here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ERFdsqDGLH1a_FbxwawE_gPm0Au0Q9vT For a start, I ...
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Converting 3d shapefile of triangulated surface to TIN or raster using ArcGIS Pro

I have a 3D shapefile containing a triangulated terrain surface. I am trying to convert this surface to a TIN or raster to work with the elevation values, using ArcGIS Pro 2.4.2. I am using the ...
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TIN file not creating

I want to create the DEM by using the contour lines but I am unable to do so. Following the 3D analyst tool > Data Management Tool> Create TIN. Then I added contour line (shape file) as an input file ...
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Getting TIN Statistics in ArcGIS Pro with 3D Analyst

I'm trying to get basic descriptive statistics from a TIN layer (MIN, MAX, MEAN, STD) to compare it to IDW interpolation data of the same study area, but can't seem to figure out how to retrieve ...
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Calculating the volume of multiple lakes with ArcGIS (3D Analyst)

I have the DEM of a glacier bed and want to calculate the volume of bed depressions that could form lakes. Data is available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ERFdsqDGLH1a_FbxwawE_gPm0Au0Q9vT I'...
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Using TIN Editor of ArcMap

I am creating TINs from raw survey data, hard bank lines, and a polygon extent I drew around the survey points of a stream reach. The TINs were created, and I attempted to use the 3D Analyst extension ...
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Displaying trees in ArcScene using polygons layer with height values?

I'm trying to create an image in ArcScene of a viewpoint looking out towards a modification in the landscape. I have a polygon layer that I want to show trees and the height of the trees to be based ...
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ArcScene transparency per feature

I am working with some data that needs to be visualized in different transparencies levels. I know how to do it in ArcMap: Symobology --> Advanced --> Transparency. Now I am working a 3D project and I ...
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Creating post landslide simulation using ArcScene?

How do I create a simulation for post landslide with ArcScene? It should able to show xyz plus velocity and thickness of debris at different time.
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Interpolating Line in ArcGIS 3D Analyst

I am trying to make a 2D topographic profile using the Interpolate Line tool and a DEM. I've done this before on a different project; not sure why it's not working now. The 3D Analyst extension is ...
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Classifying powerlines in LiDAR using ArcGIS Pro?

I have a LAS dataset that includes powerlines. The dataset is unclassified, but I have access to a feature class that includes the powerlines as lines. Is there a tool or method in ArcGIS Pro that ...
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Features lost when extruding polygons between two TINs

I am trying to transform a collection of adjacent simple polygons to a collection of simple polyhedrons. My approach is to create two constant-elevation rasters representing the upper and lower ...
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Snap raster to specified coordinate point?

Is there any way to get a raster to snap to a specified coordinate point? The documentation for the snap raster environment setting says: The lower left corner of the given extent is moved to the ...
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ArcGIS Polygon Volume - Variable height field

I'm using ArcMap 10.6 I have a TIN of a landscape which has a series of mounds on it. I have isolated polygons for each mound, which are not flat but variable in height as they go around each mound. ...
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Measured line distance very different in ArcMap than Google Earth

My question is about why Google Earth and ArcGIS have such dramatic differences when measuring a line-string. I have an approximately 30 mile trail in Butte County, Northern California. I measured it ...
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Computing area of shared surface between adjacent 3D features in ArcGIS Pro?

ArcGIS Pro currently provides the Polygon Neighbors tool to compute the length of the shared border between features. I want to do the same type of calculation for (closed) 3D features, i.e. I want to ...
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Getting started with ArcScene?

I have been using ArcGIS for some time and am playing around with arcscene for the first time. I am having trouble getting started. When I add a DEM to a blank project it renders as a uniform grey, ...
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Creating TIN using cross sections?

I need to create a TIN using available cross sections, which I already have. I can use Create TIN, but the issue is that it would interpolate across to a nearby cross section which could be from ...
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Add points (proximity) ArcGIS [closed]

I have a punctual shapefile of wind turbines. The task is to discover if those wind turbines are visible to the human eye. The human eye can see a maximum of 1.6 meters. Which tool can create or add ...
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Interpolate Line Tool giving different results?

I have been using 'Interpolate Line' Tool in the 3D Analyst tool pack to create a profile graph so I can analyze interpolated results gathered from an IDW created surface. However, when I use the tool ...
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Inserting scale bar in ArcScene?

In layout view of ArcMap it is easy to add a scale bar. In ArcScene there is no layout view and no insert a scale bar tab. How do I add a scale bar in ArcScene?
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Surface and Volume from TIN read through text file?

I am trying to create a script that will iterate through a list of elevations in a text file and calculate surface and volume using the 3D analyst surface volume tool. I have success for the first ...
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Exporting 3D scenes in ArcScene?

I encountered the problem while exporting scene into 3D in ArcScene. All other shapefiles work fine and are exported to 3d format, but the files involving "circle" as the construction tool makes ...
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Add z value from point layer to vertexes on polyline layer

I'm trying to get my z values from my 3d point layer over to my vertex' on a 3d polyline layer, so I can have lines with slopes in 3d. I've first done a spatial location by intersect to filter out ...
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Viewshed Analysis adjust for treetop/building roof classifying as visible

I need to depict the areas that a landfill will be visible within a 3-mile radius at the current height. After pouring over the ARC Visibility toolset page, my thought is that the Viewshed tool is ...
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Extract Layers form .slpk File

I have been given an .slpk file generated by Drone2Map. I can import the .slpk file into ArcGIS Pro but I'm unable to edit the 3D layers in the package. I have not been able to find a way to extract ...
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Importing georeferenced 3D objects (Collada DAE) into ArcScene?

I need to import 3D objects created with Agisoft Photoscan into ArcGis Desktop 10.4.1 (specifically ArcScene). I know how to use the "Import 3D" function to import Collada files as Multipatch files in ...
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Line of Sight Analysis using Points and DEM

I have a DEM and a point feature class with the elevation value from the DEM as an attribute plus with x number of feet added to it representing a tower location. I would like to do a line of sight ...
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Complex 3D/elevation profiles in ArcMap 10.6

I'm looking to create a more informative 3D Profile than appears possible with vanilla Arc tools. Honestly I'm kinda surprised that this doesn't exist, maybe I'm searching the wrong terms. Situation: ...
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Photorealistic texturing in Building footprints using Ortho rectified satellite image

Is there any way of photorealistic texturing of 2D Building footprints with height field/3D building/Multipatch using ortho-rectified high resolution satellite image (Building Footprints Created from ...
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Computing volume of pits with a variable surface edge in a DEM? Multiple TINS per surface? [closed]

I have a DEM of the seafloor. The grid is highly variable, with scour pits throughout the lower right quadrant. I want to compute volume for these pits. It seems all the standard tools such as Cut/...
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Generating TIN from features in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am changing surface in some parts of area I use for project. To do that I draw polygons and add elevation to vertices using "Interpolate shape". Then I create TIN for edited parts of terrain. Next, ...
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Extruding buildings from OS MasterMap data

I've downloaded OS MasterMap with the intention of extruding buildings to their respective heights. I wrongly assumed that I would receive shapefiles of the buildings which I'd then extrude using the ...

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