WHY does Recap have to Re-index?

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WHY does Recap have to Re-index?

Post by TByers » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:01 pm

Hi there,

When opening scan projects in RECAP, sometimes the project will open with no issue right to the point cloud. Other times, RECAP will want to re-index the last four or so scans before the point cloud opens. Why is this and how do i avoid this? I can't have this being an issue when I'm trying to sit down with site teams or consultants. Very frustrating...

Any help is greatly appreciated.


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Re: WHY does Recap have to Re-index?

Post by Felix_the_Cat » Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:00 pm

it is possible to launch the project and use the program on what is indexed already before the indexing is done

it is also possible to exit the program before it is complete and it will pick up where it left off when you open the file again

Seems unlikely, but just in case...you did say it was the last scans...

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Re: WHY does Recap have to Re-index?

Post by Chris06 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:34 am

We sometimes see this when we exit a project without saving after it has finished indexing. So my advice would be that once you launch the project, save before exiting and see if that helps.

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Post by boxel0 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:05 pm

We are experiencing this issue alot recently
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Re: WHY does Recap have to Re-index?

Post by Prathap_KR » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:17 pm


If you haven't saved the file, instead of re indexing, you can directly open from the temp folder. In the beginning specify the create a new temp folder which you can easily identify later (May be with project name).

Hope this will help

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