Select the helicopter in the TerraScan menu and open the desired *.las file for viewing.

If you do not know how to open the TerraScan extension then refer to that tutorial.

 

Select the helicopter in the TerraScan menu and open the desired *.las file for viewing.

If you do not know how to open the TerraScan extension then refer to that tutorial.

Select Add and then Done

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Display Mode

Display mode has a lot of options.

The main ones used were color by, speed and the list of what to show.

Color by options class, elevation, point color, and shading were the most useful.

Speed – Normal or fast, Fast removes points and loads everything faster

List – select just ground it shows the point cloud for just the ground.

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View Tool

Zoom tools in red OpenLas6

Change view is highlighted. To change the view you must select the view you want and then click in the viewer whose view you would like to be changed

To fit the view to points open view fit view, which opens up a tool bar that you can use. Select the desired options and click the viewer you want

You can also do this by hitting the fit button in the color display menu

Open a New View

Open up the toolbar to flip between views

using the dialog option (selecting it opens a straight forward toolbar. Create a new view by clicking a number with no checkmark. Checkmark means that the view already exists.

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Make a Profile View

Select A-A in the View Laser Menu OpenLas9

Click in the top down viewer (click 1 start of line, click 2 end of line, click 3 width of line, click 4 general click in whichever viewer you would like the profile to appear in.

To move the section select the highlighted option in the View Laser bar (3rd from left) and just right and left click. This will move it left or right.

 

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