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Undet Browser with Undet for SketchUp

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Firstly, you need to open the same Undet point cloud project in the Undet for SketchUp plug-in and after that in the Undet Browser software.

NOTE: Undet Browser <-> Undet for SketchUp integration is only compatible with the latest versions of:

Undet for SketchUp version: or later.

Undet Browser version: or later.

How to open Undet Browser project?

Undet Browser functionality between Undet for SketchUp plug-in

There are two ways to open 360 scan station views in the Undet browser from the SketchUp model space.

1-st way: Double- click the left mouse button on the center symbol of the scanning station – the triangle. User the data files menu section in the Undet Scan data feature to enable/disable(BB) scan station center symbols. 

As a result of your selected scan position will be opened at Undet browser in North view.

2nd – way: By pressing the [View Sync] button and picking a point cloud point from SketchUp model space. The [View Sync] tool will locate the scan station view in the Undet Browser by picked point cloud point. 

As a result of your picked point cloud point, you will get the nearest scan station panoramic views oriented to your selected point area. By pressing [Accept] you can choose the most relevant view. 

Feature to place 3D point in SketchUp model by picked point in Undet browser
Undet Browser feature [Draw Points] can be performed by activating 
Place point in SketchUp model by clicking in Panoramic Scan View. This function allows you to easily mark any objects or places clearly in visible scan station panoramic views.

  1. Activate [Draw Points] function and pick the point in Undet Browser panoramic view.

     2.  The + symbol is inserted automatically into SketchUp model as picked point location through Undet Browser.

Feature to auto-update Undet view section location in SketchUp model
Undet Browser feature [Translate view section] can be performed by activating
Clicking anywhere in the Undet Browser that clicked point will be geometrical center of newly translated active clipping box. This function will not change size of current clipping box it will only change clipping box location.

Example before view section translation:

Example after picked point in Undet Browser while [Translate view section] feature is activated, view section translated as picked point location:
Feature to change SketchUp model  elevation by picked point in Undet browser
Undet Browser feature [Change Elevation] can be performed by activating
Activate [Change Elevation] function and  clicking anywhere in the Undet Browser panoramic view and your SketchUp drawing Z value will change to picked point Z value.

Synchronize the Undet browser and Undet plugin to see the view simultaneosly from the same camera position
Undet Browser feature [View Sync] can be performed by activating
Activate [View Sync] function and see the view simultaneosly from the same camera position by changing view in Undet Browser.

Always on top feature – ensures the Undet Browser window stays visible above other programs, allowing easy access while working with Ares Commander or any application, preventing it from getting hidden in the background.

Undet Browser Side menu

Mini map

Left Click on the mini-map – opens the mini-map full-screen for more straightforward navigation between scan positions.

Right-click on the mini-map – Opens an additional menu where you can change Control mode, Undet Browser View, Refresh Groups or Crop Map for more straightforward navigation.

Navigation in Undet Browser – you will find two levels of navigation in Undet Browser:

Groups (classes) – same as grouped in Scan Data manager

Scan positions


The colouring – function improves data visibility with a default scheme of INT:50 / RGB:50. You can easily customize these settings to match your preferences and workflow needs, ensuring a personalized and precise visual experience. Also, you can change the background colour by clicking on this icon .


INT:10 / RGB:90

INT:90 / RGB:10



Measuring –In Undet Browser, you will find measuring tools such as get coordinates, get distance Z, get distance XY, and get distance XYZ.

Get Coordinates

Get Distance Z

Get Distance XY

Get Distance XYZ


Post-processing – in the Undet Browser allows users to modify their view by adjusting exposure, lights, shadows, and strength parameters. This feature lets you fine-tune your visualization settings for an optimized and personalized viewing experience. Double-clicking on the parameter will restore it to the default 0.00 value.



Updated 22-11-2023



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