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Converting multipatch layer into polygon layer using ArcMap

If you have a 3D Analyst license, there is a tool in the 3D Analyst Toolbox called "Multipatch Footprint". Using this tool will Create polygon footprints representing the two-dimensional area ...
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pyshp Create Multipatch cube

You're close - just a few minor issues. Multipatch shapefiles need a specialized type for each part which can be: VALUE PART TYPE 0 Triangle Strip 1 Triangle Fan 2 Outer Ring 3 ...
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Editing 3D Multipatch Features using Arcpy and ArcGIS Pro

As per the comment by @veen: Relevant response from the Esri devs on multipatch editing capabilities in scripts: 'Thanks for the comment. We definitely want to expose all aspects of Esri 3D ...
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Converting LAS data from buildings to detailed shapes using ArcGIS Pro?

For conversion I use LASTools. A simple las2shp will solve your conversion issue. Now for your main issue, you can try Split by Attributes. In your case I have some ideas on how to use Split by ...
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Getting buildings multipatch from LiDAR data without building footprints?

One way to do this in ArcGIS Pro is outlined in the Extract Roof Forms for Municipal Development tutorial where: Your goal is to create a 3D scene of an area in Portland with LOD 2 buildings. ...
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FME Surface Modeller "minimum number of points"

I wonder what coordinate system you are using? Basically the "cell size" error is because you are asking for a DEM spacing that's greater than the source dataset itself; for example I have a raster ...
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Converting multipatch layer into polygon layer using ArcMap

For those who don't have 3D Analyst, here is the python code I'm using as a workaround. # Initialize the variables (choose your folder and names) out_path = arcpy.env.workspace out_name = 'new_layer' ...
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3D Multipatch feature class to 3D GeoJSON in ArcGIS Pro?

From https://geojson.org/: GeoJSON supports the following geometry types: Point, LineString, Polygon, MultiPoint, MultiLineString, and MultiPolygon. Geometric objects with additional properties ...
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Multipatch to polygon/polyline conversion in ArcGIS Pro?

You said your goal is to create a TIN model so I assume you have access to Spatial Analyst. If so, you could try using the Multipatch to Raster tool of ArcGIS Pro. The Z value will be stored as the ...
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Multi patch to Collada - 3D Buildings

The tool is working properly for me. You could try to use it within ModelBuilder or with ArcPy. Otherwise, you can still import the kml in Sketchup, apply the textures and export it to a kmz. I ...
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Displaying Height of Multipatch (ArcScene)

Its quite simple actually: convert your forest polygon to TIN, use Extrude Between with the forest layer and the TIN used as a base elevation and there you go, your multipatch file with x y z. If ...
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Ensuring that polygons rather than multipatch features are created by ArcGIS KML To Layer tool?

As commented by @KHibma: Its the data inside the KMZ. (I dont recall which 'type' of data does what.) - but the short answer is there is no setting on the tool or arcgis. Output polygons vs ...
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How to convert multipatch file in .dwg format to polygon in .shp format?

I was experiencing similar problems. I found this software called Arcv2CAD / CAD2shp on this website. It offers very quick and easy conversion of either CAD files to shapefiles or the other way round....
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Editing 3D Multipatch Features using Arcpy and ArcGIS Pro

If you just want to change the Z-value you can use the Adjust 3D Z toolbox function. It also works for Multipatches. https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/tool-reference/data-management/adjust-3d-z.htm
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Converting 3d polygon feature class into MultiPatch feature class using ArcGIS for Desktop?

There are many reasons why 'Layer 3D To Feature Class'will fail. Without more information, we cannot be sure why it failed in this case. One clue is that you are converting billboards. The most ...
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ArcScene: Export Multipatch to CAD

I have had exactly the same problem - both in ArcScene and in ArcGIS Pro. I solved it by installing Data Interoperability Extension for ArcGIS Pro. I built a very simple tool reading a shape-file (...
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Triangulation method to create multipatch objects (decomposition of polygon surfaces)

This Esri whitepaper might get you started on the path to your answer: http://www.esri.com/library/whitepapers/pdfs/multipatch-geometry-type.pdf Or if you want Delaunay triangulation, you can try out ...
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MultiPatch Shapefile import into PostGIS Database

I realize this is quite old but just came across the same issue and wanted to share a solution. Strictly speaking John Powell is right – it can't be the same format because it needs to be converted on ...
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