Perpendicular Distance to Surface Command

D_PerpendicularDistanceToSurface_600ppi   Perpendicular Distance to Surface

Command Licensing and Default Menu Location

  • The Perpendicular Distance to Surface command is part of the RPS Modeling Toolbox
  • The command is located on the Modeling macros menu ribbon
  • The command is located in the Reports menu group


Command Description

Compares a selection of 3D measured points to a 3D surface model and determines the shortest perpendicular distance between each point and the surface model. This is a great tool to check measured point data against a design surface for cuttings where the walls of the cutting are steep or near vertical. Generates an Excel report and 3D vector linework showing the computed distances.


Command Interface Description

The Perpendicular Distance to Surface command dialog looks as follows

Dialog Input 1:
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Dialog Input 2:
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OK
Executes the command and closes on completion

Cancel
Closes the command without further execution.


Video Demonstration

The following video shows how to utilize the Perpendicular Distance to Surface command


Use Case Videos

The following videos show the use of the Perpendicular Distance to Surface command in a work process context


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