Make some room! Hotfix coming through for a Point Cloud 2011 issue.

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image22Alert! Alert! Alert!    Notice that after adding point cloud data to the Point Cloud Manager, the assigned Coordinate System is set to <None>  and the Generate index button is ghosted out preventing us to import.

This means we are required to set a coordinate system to proceed importing this point cloud data but not all point cloud data will have a known coordinate system provided.

Now!!! Autodesk has published a Hotfix supporting AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 and AutoCAD Map 3D 2011 for both operating systems, 32 bit and 64 bit. Be sure to follow instructions from the Readme.pdf from that publication.

After following some simple steps the result is…

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…I attached my point cloud data file and note that even without setting a coordinate system, <None> as indicated above, we can select the Generate Index button and add data to our drawing.

For more information go to:
http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=15234899&linkID=9240698

Signing off, have a great week!

Total CAD Systems, Inc.

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