Author Topic: Metashape 1.6.2 Import Point Cloud - Shift and Changed Attributes  (Read 1887 times)


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I'm still using Metashape 1.6.2, so maybe it's fixed in a newer version already?

When importing a TLS pointcloud in las-format, Metashape seems to shift the points in a random direction for a very small value. Some attributes are also modified, classification is lost, intensity changed big time and the "point record"-value is totally different. RGB, Number of returns or Return numbers on the other hand stays the same.

Whats going on here?

In the attached 2D-ArcMap-Screenshot you can see the horizontal shift, brown points are the original las-points and the red points was imported and directly reexported again from Metashape. The grey squares have an edge length of 2 cm.


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Re: Metashape 1.6.2 Import Point Cloud - Shift and Changed Attributes
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2020, 02:54:56 PM »
Hello sfmdd,

If you are still observing the problem in the latest 1.6.5 release version, please send the example of the point cloud that you are importing and Metashape project file with the import results.
Additionally please include the screenshot of the Import Points dialog with the settings used.
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Alexey Pasumansky,
Agisoft LLC