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Command Reference

This page provides a comprehensive list of CloudWorx AutoCAD command references to guide users through the CloudWorx toolset. 

Note: If you use another CAD system, the command line prompts may be different.

Command

Tool

Usage

The Project panel

CWIMPORTLGS

Open LGS File

Opens point cloud data from an LGS file in the preferred CAD software.

CWIMPORTCE

Cyclone ENTERPRISE

Opens the Cyclone ENTERPRISE project directly in the preferred CAD software.

CWIMPORTJS

JetStream Enterprise

Opens the JetStream Enterprise project directly in the preferred CAD software.

CWIMPORTREG

Cyclone REGISTER 360 +

Opens the Cyclone REGISTER 360 PLUS project directly in the preferred CAD software.

CWIMPORT

Cyclone CORE

Opens Cyclone CORE ModelSpace View in the preferred CAD software.

CWOPEN

Open project

Opens a previously saved CloudWorx project file in the current drawing.

CWCLOSE

Close project

Closes the currently open CloudWorx project.

CWSAVE

Save project

Saves the currently open point cloud, including clippings and layers, into a CloudWorx project.

CWPURGE

Purge

Removes CloudWorx project-related data from the active drawing.

CWIMPORTMS50

Open Nova MS Series

Imports point cloud data from Nova MS Series into Cyclone CORE and then opens it directly in the preferred CAD software.

CWROPEN

Connect to RCP

Connects to ReCapĀ® point cloud.

CWSAVEAS

Save Project As

Saves the current CloudWorx project as a new file.

CWJETSERVER

Manage Connections

Allows setting up and modifying connections to Leica Geosystems host software.

CWDBCFG

Configure Cyclone Databases

Allows configuring Cyclone databases.

Intended for Cyclone CORE data only.

CWREF

Point Sources

Allows opening and managing several point sources simultaneously.

CWSCANWORLD

ScanWorld Explorer

Hides and shows individual point clouds that make up the ModelSpace View.

Intended for Cyclone CORE data only.

CWPREFERENCE

Preferences

Enables users to toggle the visibility of all clouds, manage snapping on cloud point data, and control participation in the Software Improvement Program (SIP).

The Orientation panel

CWWORKPLANE | FLOOR+WALL

Floor + Wall

Creates a UCS based on a floor and a wall without changing the Z-axis.

CWWORKPLANE | WALL+WALL

Wall + Wall

Creates a UCS based on two perpendicular walls without changing the Z-axis.

CWWORKPLANE | WALL

Wall

Creates a UCS based on a single pick point.

CWWORKPLANE | SLICE

On Slice

Changes the UCS and orientates it to the current slice.

CWWORKPLANE | 2POINTS

2 Points

Sets the orientation of the X-axis of the UCS from two user-defined picks on the point cloud while keeping the Z-axis upright.

CWWORKPLANE | ORIGIN

Change Origin

Defines the Workplane origin.

CWWORKPLANE | PLAN

Plan View

Switches a Workplane to a plan from the elevation view or rotates a plan view.

CWWORKPLANE | ELEVATION

Elevation View

Switches a Workplane to the elevation view from the plan view or flips the elevation view.

CWWORKPLANE | ALIGN

Align View

Aligns the viewpoint to the Workplane.

The Clipping panel

CWCLIPMGR

Clipping Manager

Opens the Clipping Manager dialog, which is used to create, edit, or delete clipping records in CloudWorx.

CWCLIPOFF

Reset Clip

Turns off all clipping records of the active clipping group.

CWHIDEIN

Hide Inside

Hides all points inside of a user-defined fence.

CWHIDEOUT

Hide Outside

Hides all points outside of a user-defined fence.

CWLIMITBOX

Limit Box

Defines a 3D box beyond which points are not displayed or processed.

CWQUICKLB

Limit Box*

Allows placing a temporary clipping box according to the defined parameters.

CWSLICE | X, Y, or Z

Slice on Axis

Clips points outside a slice on a particular axis.

CWSLICEF

Slice Forward

Moves the existing slice by one step (equal to the thickness of the slice) in the positive direction along its axis.

CWSLICEB

Slice Backward

Moves the existing slice by one step (equal to the thickness of the slice) in the negative direction along its axis.

CWSECTION

Section Views

Clips a section view in different directions along a specified axis.

The Rendering panel

CWREGEN

Regenerate Points

Regenerates all the cloud points necessary to view the maximum level of detail in the current viewport.

CWLOADMAX

Maximum Points to Load

Allows setting the maximum allowed number of points loaded by CloudWorx from Cyclone CORE ModelSpace.

CWSETREGEN

Set Regeneration Factor

Allows setting the value for regenerating cloud points necessary to display in the viewport.

CWCLIPSCHEME

Clip Scheme

Switches the clipping scheme.

CWCOLORMAP

Color Mapping

Allows for a global override of point cloud colouring.

CWCOLORMODE | R

True Color

Displays a point cloud with true colour mapped to the CAD palette.

CWCOLORMAP | I

Intensity

Displays a point cloud with intensity-mapped colours.

CWCOLORMODE

Colour mode

Allows selecting the desired colour mode: intensity, scanner colour, or grayscale.

CWPOINTSPACING

Point Density

Adjusts the resolution, point loading, and rendering speed according to user preferences.

CWPVISIBLE

Point Visibility

Toggles the visibility of point clouds.

CWPOINTMODE

Point mode

Toggles a triangle or box pixel for each point, rather than one pixel, to fill in the cloud.

CWSNAP

Point Snap

Toggles the ability to snap to points in a point cloud.

The Fitters panel

CWFITPIPE

Pipe

Fits a pipe to a point cloud.

CWCONNECTPIPES

Connect Pipes

Creates a piping run from multiple selected pipe objects.

CWFITFLANGE

Flange Work Point

Finds the placement position for flanges and flanged components.

CWFITPATCH

Patch

Fits a patch to a point cloud.

CWFITSTEEL

Steel

Fits several different types of steel geometry to a point cloud.

CWFITADJUST

Adjust End Points

Adjusts end points of piping or steel.

The Line-Tools panel

CWQSLICE | F

QuickSlice Floor+Wall

Creates a vertical slice from the floor and wall.

CWQSLICE | WW

QuickSlice Wall+Wall

Creates a horizontal slice from two pick points at the corner of two walls.

CWQSLICE | WALL

QuickSlice Wall

Creates a horizontal slice from one wall.

CWQSLICE | O

QuickSlice Origin

Creates a quick slice on the active slice.

CWQSLICE | T

QuickSlice Thickness

Changes the thickness of a quick slice.

CWBPLINE

2Point Polyline

Draws a polyline with 2-point best-fit line segments.

CWGPLINE

1Point Polyline

Draws a polyline with 1-point best-fit line segments.

CWFITSECTION

Fit Section

Adjust lines, polylines, or arcs to best fit a slice of a point cloud.

CWBFSETUP

Configure Auto-Fit

Changes settings for all best-fit polyline tools.

CWGLINE

1Point Line

Creates an auto-fit line from 1 point.

CWBLINE

2Point Line

Creates an auto-fit line from 2 points.

CWGARC

1Point Arc

Creates an auto-fit arc from 1 point.

CWBARC

3Point Arc

Creates an auto-fit arc with 3 points.

The Tools panel

CWPONGRID

Points on Grid

Opens tools for defining a grid on the ground and selecting an area of interest for inserting survey ground points.

CWFLOOR

Floor Flatness

Allows performing the floor flatness and levelness analysis.

CWCLASHMGR

Clash Manager

Opens the Clash Manager.

CWORTHOIMAGE

Ortho Image

Creates an ortho image.

CWWPMODE

Workplane Mode

Allows enabling or disabling the Workplane mode.

CWSMARTVIEW

SmartPick Viewport

Opens a smart picking viewport.

CWWORKPLANE | ADVANCED

Workplane settings

Allows adjusting the advanced Workplane settings.

The TruSpace panel

CWTSOPEN

Open TruSpace

Opens the TruSpace viewer.

CWTSTOOL

Sync Toggles

Opens a dialog with synchronization settings.

CWTSSHOW

Show/Hide TruSpace

Shows or hides the TruSpace viewer without closing it.

CWCAMERAOFF

Perspective Camera Off

Allows switching to the parallel projection mode.

CWTSCLOSE

Close TruSpace

Closes the TruSpace viewer.

CWKPOPEN

Open KeyPlan

Opens the KeyPlan viewer.

CWKPCLOSE

Close KeyPlan

Closes the KeyPlan viewer.

The Info panel

CWHELP

Help

Opens CloudWorx Help documentation.

CWABOUT

About

Opens the About CloudWorx dialog.

CWLICENSEINFO

License Usage

Shows the license usage information.

CWLICSERVER

Change license server

Allows changing the license server.

CWINFO

Point Cloud Info

Displays coordinate information and other information for a selected point in a point cloud.

CWDEFECT

Defect Report

Allows reporting a program defect or limitation.

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