OpenSite Designer

Import Terrain

The Import Terrain tab contains tools to create a terrain model from graphical elements, ASCII files, point clouds, LandXML, and importing from various Bentley Civil products. Tools are also supported to merge together two or more models, and to clip models.

Setting

Description

From File

Create a terrain model by importing from an external file. Numerous file formats are supported such as USGS DEM, DTED, Lidar (*.las), and native products (InRoads, GEOPAK, and MX).

From Graphical Filter

An automated way of storing search settings for graphic elements to automate Create Terrain Model by Elements. Uses the settings stored by Graphical Filter Manager to create the terrain.

From Elements

Create a terrain model from 3D graphical elements.

Create by Text Interpolation

Create a terrain model from 2D graphics which also contain an elevation label.

Create Terrain Model from ASCII File

Create a terrain model from 2D graphics which also contain an elevation label.

Create From Point Cloud

Create a terrain model from MicroStation Point Cloud data.

Create Clipped Terrain Model

Create a terrain model by clipping an existing terrain model and providing an optional horizontal or vertical offset.

Create Complex Terrain Model

Create a new Complex terrain model by merging/appending multiple terrain models.

Create Delta

Create a new terrain model by the difference between 2 terrain models or a terrain model and a plane (elevation).

Create Corridor Alternate Surfaces

Create a terrain model from user-specified points in a corridor model along any given path.