Points appears again after cleaning

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Re: Points appears again after cleaning

Post by Felix_the_Cat » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:49 pm

Yeah I stopped posting because I thought maybe I was crazy. (I am).

Same issues

Still does it seemingly at random

Sometimes it saves a portion of the edits

Mostly it doesn't


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Re: Points appears again after cleaning

Post by TommyMaddox » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:58 pm

The project pointcloud is a completely separate entity in SCENE, so if you export the scene project to rcp format, you are really exporting registered individual fls scans, which aren't retaining the clipping operations you performed on the project pointcloud (which is by default displayed in the view window once created). In order to permanently clip noise or points out of your project prior to export to recap, you need to load the scans into memory, clip and delete invisible/visible points, or delete selection, and then save the project prior to export. This appends the individual scans, which takes time to save. Now when you export the project to recap, the clipping or selection operations will be retained.

For what it's worth, if your primary workflow is going from scene to recap as quickly as possible, I wouldn't bother to create a PPC in the first place, as that isn't exported out typically (unless you specifically export the PPC as a single pointcloud in a pts or e57 format for example).

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Re: Points appears again after cleaning

Post by Scott » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:34 pm

TommyMaddox wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:58 pm
For what it's worth, if your primary workflow is going from scene to recap as quickly as possible, I wouldn't bother to create a PPC in the first place, as that isn't exported out typically (unless you specifically export the PPC as a single pointcloud in a pts or e57 format for example).
I concur -only for very specific projects, do I go the full PPC route.

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Re: Points appears again after cleaning

Post by Felix_the_Cat » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:51 am

PPC is a must have for live demos and videos

makes all the difference in the world.

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Re: Points appears again after cleaning

Post by Aloe1 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:49 am

Thanks all for the great response on the PPC and Recap, sorry I hijacked this thread a little but thought it was a similar situation to the first gentleman's question.

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