OpenSite Designer

Convert Generic Text dialog

Used to describe the columns for the X, Y and Z values in XYZ files imported to an STM.



Opens when clicking the Select “...” button in the Channels Information section of the Import Options dialog.

Some XYZ files may have additional columns that define more information such as red, green and blue or intensity. Additionally the units for the XYZ values can be specified as well as a geographic coordinate system (GCS).

SettingDescription
Point X, Point Y, Point Z columns

By default the X, Y and Z columns are selected from the first three columns of the input data. If this is not correct, select the small icon in the channels section to open the Convert Generic Text dialog. Use this dialog to select the columns for X, Y and Z values, ignoring the rest.