Products - TerraScan

TerraScan 64-bit Release Notes


Date

Version

Changes

2017-04-20 017.013 Slope coloring in Export raster images. This creates slope coloring based on normal vectors.
2017-04-12 017.012 Bug fix in applying Projection change transformations involving a correction model.

Bug fix in Classify groups / By Distance macro action. The action did not classify groups correctly.
2017-04-06 017.011 Bug fix in Classify / By centerline using vectors from a given level.

Bug fix in Vectorize Buildings.
2017-03-27 017.010 Bug fix in Cut overlap tool.
2017-03-25 017.009 Bug fix in Classify groups / By best match macro action.
2017-03-22 017.008 Import scanner positions menu command in Manage Trajectories for importing tripod mounted scanner positions from a space delimited text file with format:
number easting northing elevation

Fix in Project into sections menu command.

None class selection added to Travel View. Mouse click determines viewer elevation.

Open inside fence works faster.
2016-03-13 017.007 Thin points runs faster on very high density data sets.

Fix in linking trajectories to LAS 1.4 files with separate wdp files.
2017-03-07 017.006 Faster export of Road intensity raster images.

Bug fix in Cut turnarounds. Bug could result in a crash.

Bug fix in Classify / Closeby points. Bug could cause a crash when run as a macro step.
2017-02-27 017.005 Compute normal vectors has an option for specifying towards what direction normal vectors should be turned. Choices are trajectory, center point and upwards.

Classify / Groups / By centerline classification tool.
2017-02-10 017.004 Support for Color+intensity coloring mode in rendering.
2017-02-02 017.003 Wait for completion setting added to Execute command macro action. When this setting is on, TerraScan will wait until launched command has completed before running next macro step.

Fix in displaying points when view has Clip front and Clip back settings off.

Support for using Riegl Pulse width and Amplitude point attributes. Fast Binary, LAS 1.2, LAS 1.4, LAZ 1.2, LAZ 1.3 and LAZ 1.4 formats can store pulse width as Echo length and amplitude as Parameter.
2017-01-13 016.034 Improvements in Assign groups.
2016-12-19 016.033 Create Tree Cells tool for creating tree cells from grouped and classified tree hits.

Modify Tree Cells tool for checking tree cells and modifying tree information.

Output Tree Cells tool for writing out tree cell information.
2016-11-30 016.032 Draw polygons supports creating polygons for each group.

Draw polygons as macro action.

Ability to run on PowerDraft Connect Edition.
2016-11-17 016.031 Support for LAS 1.4 waveform data.
2016-11-18 016.030 Fix in LAS 1.3 support. Fix affects waveform use as well.
2016-11-09 016.029 Fix in importing points from a fast binary file into a project. Bug could cause some attributes not to be imported from a fast binary file containing attribute streams.

Fix for dialog settings in macro action Classify / Closeby points.

Support for SBTC/SBIC trajectory format.
2016-10-28 016.028 Quality improvements in automatic building vectorization.
2016-10-27 016.027 Fix in line number handling in Add Synthetic Point.

Undo support in Merge Point Groups and Create Point Group.
2016-10-20 016.026 Bug fix in computing normal vectors. Bug could cause a crash.

Move Forward and Move Backward keyin commands accept a new parameter:
Move Forward stayactive 3
would move view 3 forward and stay active waiting for mouse click to move.
2016-10-17 016.025 Macro actions for classifying groups by best match, by class, by distance and by parameters.
Improvements in Group / Test parameters.
2016-10-07 016.024 Settings tool and Point display category has settings for how non grouped points will be drawn in view windows when coloring by group.

Faster Assign groups.

Improvements in Groups / Classify / By best match.
2016-09-27 016.023 Faster snapping to points.

Improvements in Assign groups.

Groups / Classify / By class menu command for classifying groups by class.

Bug fix in Travel Path. Bug could cause a crash.

Faster Draw Vertical Section with big point count.

Median Z option in thinning.

Groups / Classify / By distance menu command for classifying groups by distance.

Groups / Classify / By best match menu command for classifying groups to best matching target class.

Support for OSTN15.

Distance field added to user defined point file formats.
2016-08-28 016.022 Compute distance menu command and macro action for computing distance values for points.

Classify / By distance menu command and macro action for classifying points based on distance values stored.

Classify / Surface points menu command and macro action for classifying points matching a local smooth surface.

Improved grouping of points in Assign groups.

Group+intensity display mode.
2016-07-27 016.021 Improved display speed when placing or manipulating vectors on top of laser data.

Thin points has two new methods: Grid 2d and Grid 3d. This perform thinning looking at a group of points inside one grid cell.

Inside fence setting accepts multiple selected polygons. Note that this does not apply to TerraSlave.
2016-07-13 016.020 Bug fix in reading/writing echo numbers into LAZ files.

Bug fix in Draw into profile menu command.
2016-07-12 016.019 Improvement in Find Wires.
2016-06-27 016.018 Fix in Export lattice model macro action when outputting Distance to point lattice.

Support for reading in point record types 9 and 10 from LAS 1.4 files.
2016-06-20 016.017 Split at gaps menu command in Manage Trajectories can now use loaded points. Previously this tool always required an active project of points.

Fit to view option in elevation coloring. This improves the visualization when zoomed in.
2016-06-13 016.016 New coloring mode Normal+intensity added.

Bug fix in importing user defined text file formats into a project.
2016-06-10 016.015 Read reference points menu command for reading points to use as reference points.

Fit to reference menu command for fitting a point cloud to match reference points.
2016-05-13 016.013 Fix in applying projection change transformation between two South African zones or between two Japanese zones.

Faster shaded surface display.
2016-05-11 016.012 Fix in reading LAS 1.4 files. Version 016.011 did not recognize LAS 1.4 files.
2016-05-10 016.011 Bug fix in saving LAS 1.0 - 1.2 files. Bug caused all scan direction flags to become negative.
2016-05-09 016.010 Fix in manual entry of license information into dialog.
2016-04-21 016.009 Operation category in Settings has a new setting: Set AccuSnap off. This will switch AccuSnap off whenever you start TerraScan.

Fix in Synchronize Views. In version 016.008 only Camera option was working.
2016-04-19 016.008 Camera option in Synchronize Views. This creates a camera view which always shows the same area as displayed by a source view.

Bug fix in exporting Road intensity raster images.
2016-04-11 016.007 Multiply by setting added to Fix time macro action. Routine multiplies original time stamps with given value. Example use: convert millisecond time stamps to seconds.

Mouse Point Adjustment can take keyin parameters. For example:
Mouse Point Adjustment AdjZ=1/AdjXy=0/Point=Closest/Class=2/Within=0.5
2016-03-14 016.006 Image number field type added to user point formats.

Remove Details has an option to specify area limit in a text field.
If no fence is active, Split Building tool will now wait for user to enter a line and will split building using that line.

Fix in reading and writing LAS and LAZ files.
2016-03-04 016.005 Fixes in using LAS 1.4 as project storage format.
2016-03-01 016.004 Bug fix in handling macro files larger than 20KB.
2016-02-26 016.003 Set withheld bit option in Delete by class macro action.

Set withheld bit option in Delete by line macro action.
2016-02-17 016.002 Multiple source classes in Place Catenary String.

Utility / Merge small blocks menu command in project window for automatically merging small blocks with neighbouring blocks.

Edit / Merge blocks menu command in project window for merging selected blocks into one.

LAS 1.4 support.
2015-12-18 015.033 Fix in Classify Using Brush and starting undo while classification tool is still active.

Fix in Classify / Below surface routine. Bug could cause the routine to stall if the number of source points was very small.
2015-12-14 015.032 Fix in undoing ground classification inside fence.

Fix in Label Alignment Curvature with 0.1 accuracy labels.

Classify / Inside shapes macro action renamed to Classify / By polygons. Routine can now classify points which are close to planar 3D polygons.

Speed improvements in cutting overlap by offset.
2015-12-10 015.031 Fix in undoing ground classification inside fence.

Fix in Label Alignment Curvature with 0.1 accuracy labels.

Fix in Classify / Railroad class usage.

Fix in Classify / Closeby points and fence usage.

Fix in Classify / Inside shapes and filtering polygons by style.
2015-12-01 015.030 Ability to snap to point cloud points.

Assign Point Class favors points closer to viewer.
2015-11-13 015.028 Closest hit z option added to exporting lattice model. This creates a lattice model where each grid cell has elevation value of closest source point.

Fix in resizing display mode dialog.
2015-11-10 015.027 Fixes.
2015-11-02 015.025 Smoothen points tool can smoothen color values of laser points.
2015-10-26 015.024 Faster output of LAS files when applying a heavy coordinate transformation (such as writing out longitude/latitude).

Fixes and speed improvements.
2015-10-08 015.023 User parameters added to Classify / Walls for specifying minimum wall area and classification tolerance (=offset from planar surface inside which to classify points).

Ability to modify block folders, prefixes or file name extensions of multiple selected blocks using Edit menu command.
2015-09-23 015.022 Fixes, speed improvements and LAZ support.
2015-09-14 015.021 Fixes and speed improvements.
2015-09-10 015.020 Several fixes.
2015-09-09 015.019 Various fixes.
2015-09-03 015.018 Beta release.
2015-05-04 015.008 Built for MicroStation CONNECT Edition x64 EAP3.
2015-03-25 015.007 Update to match 32 bit version 015.007.
2015-03-03 015.003 Second beta-version release of TerraScan 64-bit software. License files for version 015 required.
2015-01-27 014.901 First beta-version release of TerraScan 64-bit software.


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