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Guillaume

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Export Points
« on: August 09, 2013, 10:07:14 AM »
Hi,

Sorry for my noob question.
What is the "point normals" option on Export Points ?

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James

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Re: Export Points
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2013, 04:11:17 PM »
a 3d vector describing the orientation of the surface at that point. i.e. for a ground surface the normal will be pointing straight up.

Guillaume

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Re: Export Points
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2013, 05:11:15 PM »
On a plane or area I understand but I do not see how it can be applied to a point

Alexey Pasumansky

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Re: Export Points
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2013, 05:18:27 PM »
Hello Guillaume,

For sparse point cloud point normal is an average vector for vectors connecting this point and camera it is visible from.
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