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by Sam Cech
Thu Sep 08, 2022 11:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Approach to work with large tin
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Approach to work with large tin

ahh, super tins perhaps you can contour the original tin, use Global utilities filter to remove points from those, and create a new tin from contours there will be a quality degradation depending on contour interval, plus contours are not that great to tin, but it might reduce the data to something ...
by Sam Cech
Mon Sep 05, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Approach to work with large tin
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Approach to work with large tin

you could try and make a Grid tin from it
by Sam Cech
Wed Jul 13, 2022 10:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Export Super tins
Replies: 10
Views: 2378

Re: Export Super tins

Generate Trimeshes from 12d Objects is the only way I know to generate a Mesh for export to DWG/IFC that matches exactly the super tin various macros have been tested in beta and I am not sure any actually work anywhere near 9/10 cases... the issue with using super tin faces to generate a new tin is...
by Sam Cech
Wed Jun 22, 2022 3:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Reading a CSV file Macro
Replies: 6
Views: 741

Re: Reading a CSV file Macro

you are doing well just a thought, if you split the tasks into individual functions later on you might find it easier to troubleshoot errors, like not checking a return value somewhere for reading a text/csv file here is a function from a macro somewhere on this forum to help you get data out of a f...
by Sam Cech
Fri Feb 11, 2022 10:02 am
Forum: ADAC
Topic: PPF Plot formatting into AUTOCAD
Replies: 10
Views: 2979

Re: PPF Plot formatting into AUTOCAD

You are a legend Sam thanks so much! Yeah 12D support just said to design my own macro to fix it , glad to see you're way ahead of me! Cheers! Glad it helped Yeah sounds like an odd thing... I must say in the two decades I have not experienced that, 12d support has always been helpful, and the guys...
by Sam Cech
Thu Feb 10, 2022 2:43 pm
Forum: ADAC
Topic: PPF Plot formatting into AUTOCAD
Replies: 10
Views: 2979

Re: PPF Plot formatting into AUTOCAD

I think this is possible out of the box the internal margins can be achieved via the Plot Parameters as Matt noted the Sheet margins can be achieved if - plot to a model - set the correct sheet size - go to the tree section Plot To Models and choose the row-wise translation - set horizontal spacing ...
by Sam Cech
Mon Nov 22, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Averaging a group of base readings for a single point
Replies: 8
Views: 13373

Re: Averaging a group of base readings for a single point

Anyone know if something for this exists yet? Or anyone written a macro. I know Sam has one for GNSS, but be keen for something that averages a set of points based on a tolerance (i.e. points within 40mm) LOL yes it is unfortunately names as it was originally developed for GNSS data but it does clu...
by Sam Cech
Tue Sep 28, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Converting Trimble .fxl Code Table to .mapfile
Replies: 3
Views: 1504

Re: Converting Trimble .fxl Code Table to .mapfile

fxl is an XML file, you could use a stylesheet to convert it to a table you could also open it in Excel and the featurecode definitions will be there, just quite far to the right from like column ES and may be 1000s of rows down I would just search for a known code to get to that section faster that...
by Sam Cech
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Actual and Entire 12d Folder Structure diagram
Replies: 7
Views: 2209

Re: Actual and Entire 12d Folder Structure diagram

perhaps he has something specific in mind covered in a lecture or from the HELP pdf file see sections: 3.5 Organizing Working Areas 41.1 Folder Structure Installed by 12d Model 41.2.4 Folders Searched for Setup Files 41.2.5 Searching Order for Setup Files as Graeme listed there are only the two requ...
by Sam Cech
Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Actual and Entire 12d Folder Structure diagram
Replies: 7
Views: 2209

Re: Actual and Entire 12d Folder Structure diagram

Baron Collocott wrote: Tue Sep 07, 2021 9:27 am My lecturer believes I do but I wanted to make sure!
lecturer? students?

12d model is very customisable, do whatever the lecturer says - I'd say
by Sam Cech
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Set Up Files
Topic: View size default & Grids and Contours defaults _ Colours, sizes and intervals etc.
Replies: 5
Views: 3430

Re: View size default & Grids and Contours defaults _ Colours, sizes and intervals etc.

Check out
View new VS view create
Options in the menus

Create has a field for favourites file so your new view will be exactly as you want it.
by Sam Cech
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TIN Flow Arrows - Head Size / Ratio
Replies: 8
Views: 2992

Re: TIN Flow Arrows - Head Size / Ratio

read: https://forums.12dmodel.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7140&p=32925&hilit=flow+arrow#p32925 delete the arrow is possible - see that chain paul uploaded there set the linestyle to show what ever size arrow you want (do in cad as layer setting) the end point is always the direction, or reve...
by Sam Cech
Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: TIN Flow Arrows - Head Size / Ratio
Replies: 8
Views: 2992

Re: TIN Flow Arrows - Head Size / Ratio

both those things are just a visual aid would have thought the RainDrop (tear drop) options/macros is what you really want/need discussion: https://forums.12dmodel.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=1086&p=59434&hilit=raindrop#p59434 Matts one https://www.advanced12d.com/12d-rain/ the other one ht...
by Sam Cech
Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: TIN Flow Arrows - Head Size / Ratio
Replies: 8
Views: 2992

Re: TIN Flow Arrows - Head Size / Ratio

Are you talking about the view toggle settings?
by Sam Cech
Fri May 28, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: 12d v14 OpenGL view
Replies: 23
Views: 9244

Re: 12d v14 OpenGL view

There are so many adaptors and cables out there Look for 'active' or 'high speed' the usb-c to HDMI adaptors are good, got one, more stable than docking, just don't have too many USB drives plugged in and copy big files around at the same time. Some graphics cards support multiple monitors but only ...