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Import Point Cloud as .txt

Point clouds as text can also be imported in a wide variety of formats.

To a add a point cloud in a .txt format, follow the steps below:

  1. Select Cloud points as .txt:

  1. Select the correct designation for each column:

In the case, it is X, Y, Z, Intensity, R, G, B:

  1. Select the Units, Delimiter, and other optional settings.

  2. Double-check the intensity notation in a TXT file before importing it.

    If the intensity information appears as a decimal value, select the Intensity is decimal check box to import the file accurately.

Note: In a TXT file for import, intensity can be expressed either as a decimal, with a range of 0 to 1 (for example, 0.1) or as a number ranging between -2048 and +2048.

  1. Click the Update Preview button to verify the selected results before import:

  1. Once verified, name and then save a rule:

  1. The Import as Cloud button will enable. Click the Import as Cloud button to finish the process.

The TXT file will be added to the Import area as a point source in the left side panel:

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