Creating a 3D Grid from designed contours


The ability to draw contours, create a ground model file and then a 3D grid is very important and is a great introduction to Key TERRA-FIRMA.

Video Tutorial

Running time: 10min 59sec
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Creating a 3D grid from designed contours

  1. Create a new layer and give it a suitable name.
  2. Draw contours using 2D Polylines.
  3. Give the contours an elevation using "Move Vertically To".
  4. Create a ground model (.kgm) file.
  5. Create a 3D grid.
  6. Set the visual style to "Realistic" for best effect.

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