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DPATTERSON

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3d Office Control points problem
« on: July 14, 2014, 08:30:13 am »
Hi Everyone,

I am having trouble with one last part of 3doffice file. I have imported points and line work and I have created a TIN surface.  I am having trouble with control!  My control points are not even close to my file but I am reading them off a survey.  I know the benchmarks exact location on my drawing however my drawing is in the 5000,5000 range and the survey is in the 4000000, 4000000 range.  What I am asking is if I manually put the control points in 3dOffice where I know they are on the drawing, when I go out and set up my Topcon instrument  over a control point will it orient itself correctly even if the 3dOffice file is somewhere random in 3doffice space ( as long as the control points are at the right elevations and distance relative to the drawing).

A bit hard to understand what I am asking.


Thank you in advance.


-David

mjfarrell

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Re: 3d Office Control points problem
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2014, 12:15:58 pm »
Probably NOT

If the coordinates are wrong they are wrong....so if the job is on an assumed grid....5000,5000
then that same point number should be that same reference coordinate value.
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