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Adding a vertex to 3d line?

Adding a vertex to 3d line?

Adding a vertex to 3d line?

(OP)
Does anyone know of a way to add a vertex to a 3d line without affecting the elevation. That is, without changing my "az" and then adding a vertex. Thanks

RE: Adding a vertex to 3d line?

jubxie,
As with 2-D we can use the same tools for 3-D. Go to the Modify tool bar and use the add vertice command, but be sure your plane is rotated to the surface and you will not lose your Z value.
Regards,
Namdac

RE: Adding a vertex to 3d line?

(OP)
namdac,
Thanks for the response. My application is making maps using stereo imagery from arial photographs. We use only linestrings and cells to describe features in a top view. The 3d aspects are for topographic(contour)reasons only.We acheive the end 3d map using a "puck" or large mouse while looking at imagery/line work in 3d and "tracing" the ground.  My main problem is our contour's tend to collapse if there not enough verticies to calculate with. I can add verticies using the puck(this is a little clumbsy) or force the contours to not smooth/round off(makes contours ugly) In a perfect world id be able to, in a top view, just add a vertex to a line without affecting its elevation. This line maybe at 20.5' in z at one end an 57.4' in z at the other. I'm not sure how add a vertex at anything other then my existing "az". I appologize if im just not understanding how to apply your your previous response. Thanks

RE: Adding a vertex to 3d line?

jubxie,
What you are describing is Photogrammetry? Correct? As with all tools in microstation the 3-D and 2-D tools do work in either with some exceptions,those I could write about for hours. On the main tool pallet use the Modify tool bar.
Regards,
Namdac

RE: Adding a vertex to 3d line?

(OP)
Namdac,

Thanks again. Photogrammety is correct. Pardon the elementary description. I will continue to work this out.

jubxie

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