AutoCAD Map 3D General Discussion

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randycrealock1697
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Registered: ‎02-27-2008
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GPS photo points showing direction

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06-18-2008 11:29 AM
am importing GPS Photo points into a drawing (which I can do) but now i need to show the direction the photo was taken by symbolizing each point. The direction value is both in cardinal direction (N,E,S,W, etc..) and numeric (0,90,180,270,etc...)
*Murph
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Re: GPS photo points showing direction

06-18-2008 02:08 PM in reply to: randycrealock1697
How are you bringing the points in and what version?

If using ODBC data connect you can set a style based on the direction
values, if the points are standard autocad points with data attached (object
data) then you can create a sybmbol layer and set the symbol (a block) based
on the data.

Murph

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am importing GPS Photo points into a drawing (which I can do) but now i need
to show the direction the photo was taken by symbolizing each point. The
direction value is both in cardinal direction (N,E,S,W, etc..) and numeric
(0,90,180,270,etc...)
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randycrealock1697
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎02-27-2008
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Re: GPS photo points showing direction

06-19-2008 01:46 AM in reply to: randycrealock1697
I am using the Points/import command in Civil 3D 2008. I wasn't sure which group to ask, it's one of those that could go either way i guess.
Your reply has got me thinking, I should be able to set a style in C3D for each point based on direction, probably no need to create a block(?)
*Murph
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Re: GPS photo points showing direction

06-19-2008 04:23 PM in reply to: randycrealock1697
If you are using the C3D points import then you need to use a C3D point
style/lable style. Map3D can not use C3D points unless you convert them from
C3D to standard autoCAD points.

Murph

wrote in message news:5961008@discussion.autodesk.com...
I am using the Points/import command in Civil 3D 2008. I wasn't sure which
group to ask, it's one of those that could go either way i guess.
Your reply has got me thinking, I should be able to set a style in C3D for
each point based on direction, probably no need to create a block(?)
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GN8FC
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Registered: ‎10-19-2009
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Re: GPS photo points showing direction

06-27-2013 02:42 AM in reply to: randycrealock1697

Hi! We have an extension for doing that. Have a look at it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrsJs8c7t9U. It can be used with Civil an Map and is called GeoPhotExtension an will be soon available at autodesk app exchange. Best regards, Frederic

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