Points to Arc Command

D_3DPointsToArc_600ppi   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

Command Description

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.

Video Demonstration

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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