Points to Arc
Command Licensing and Default Menu Location
- The Points to Arc command is part of the RPS Data Prep Toolbox
- The command is located on the Data Prep macros menu ribbon
- The command is located in the Create / Edit menu group
Provides the ability to create best fit 3D arcs on planes defined by three 3D points. Great for Architectural detailing from points measured with Total Stations or Scanners.
Command Interface Description
The Points to Arc command dialog looks as follows
Input the name for the arc that you are about to create
Select the layer on which you want to place the arc object you are creating
Coordinate 1, 2 and 3:
Select the 3 3D points that will be used to compute the best fit 3D arc object. On selection of the third point or on clicking apply the arc will be created.
When you tap apply, the 3D Arc will be generated and the command will ready itself for another selection set and repeat process execution. If you do not want to make a second selection and repeat the process tap Close to finish the process.
Closes the command without further execution.
The following video shows how to utilize the Points to Arc command
Use Case Videos
The following videos show the use of the Points to Arc command in a work process context
Feedback and Enhancement Requests
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