User would like to convert their Point Cloud POD file to an XYZ format file and reduce the density of the Point Cloud.
Double click POD file name
In Element Information > Metadata make note of the Number of Points
In MicroStation > Point Cloud highlight POD file
File > Export
In Export Point Cloud box
Change Format to ASCII Files (*.xyz)
Change Density to the value that you want it to be set to
Export Point Cloud > Enter the name of the XYZ file that you want to create
If you would like to verify that the Density has changed you can do the following steps:
Point Cloud > File > Convert
Enter XYZ file name that you want to convert
In Convert ASCII Files you can change Spatial Filtering and Spatial Spacing if you chose.
Enter file name of the POD file that you want to create
If you double click on the POD file name and in Element Information > Metadata you will see that Number of Points number is smaller.