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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?

The table below lists of the Undet Browser features that work with the Undet for SketchUp plug-in.

[Draw Points] – Enables / disables function to place a point in SketchUp model by clicking in Panoramic Scan view.
[Translate View Section] – Enables / disables function to auto-update Undet view section location.
[Change Elevation] – Enables / disables function to change drawing Z value.

Note: Several functions can be enabled at the same time.

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.

Updated 05-03-2022



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