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How to Create a Composite Triangulation model.
A composite model is the combined design and survey model for a project. The uses of a composite model are for generating a accurate through visibility analysis (takes in existing obstructions) and for creating rendered visualisations of a project.
Display both the survey model and design model and load the Create Composite Model tool (Modify>Edit Models>Create Composite Model tool).
The initial dialog box asks to Select Outside Model (the outside model is the survey model). Select Next to continue when you have selected the required model.
The next dialog box asks to Select Inside Model, the inside model is the design model.You need to select a boundary for the design model, the options are Auto Boundary, Create New Boundary and Use Existing Boundary String. You can select/set up a Masking file for the Inside Model if you want to mask any strings in the model from being included (i.e. volume strings). Select Next selected the required model and set up the boundary and masking options.
This will bring up the dialog box to create the composite model. Here you can select to create a Composite Triangulation and a Composite String Model. Select Finish to create the model.
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