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SevernPartnership2011
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Point Cloud not displaying correctly in Revit 2012

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12-06-2011 06:44 AM

Hi All,

 

I am having some issues with the point cloud in Revit 2012.  Everytime I import the scan cloud it doesn't fully appear.  Only a small part of it appears.  When I rotate round or zoom in and out it sometimes flicks in and out of visibility.  See attached image.

 

I have downloaded the latest service pack for Revit but it still doesn't work.  Is it to do with the computer I am running it on and the graphics card I have.  See below for the sepc of my computer:

 

Dell Precision M6400

Intel Core 2 Quad CPU

Q9100 @ 2.26GHz

1.58 GHz, 3.48 GB of RAM

Running Windows XP 32bit

NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M

 

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

 

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CSEnginuities
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Re: Point Cloud not displaying correctly in Revit 2012

12-09-2011 05:02 PM in reply to: SevernPartnership2011

Try unchecking the 3d Hardware acceleration (Direct3D) under Options, close then reopen the file.  We had this same problem at my company and this did the trick.  G'luck!

Clara
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Re: Point Cloud not displaying correctly in Revit 2012

12-19-2011 07:51 AM in reply to: CSEnginuities

Thanks, that worked perfectly.  Finally I can see the Points...

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CSEnginuities
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Re: Point Cloud not displaying correctly in Revit 2012

12-19-2011 07:58 PM in reply to: SevernPartnership2011

Oh good -- I'm glad that resolved your issue.

Clara
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