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Orient model using "scale bar"
« on: January 12, 2023, 12:13:49 AM »
I have an unreferenced model (no targets used during or after image capture). I've scaled the model using several "scale bars" created from pairs of markers. I've tried manually rotating/orienting the model such that it is the right way up and facing the correct direction, but this is very difficult to do accurately. I know that the marker pairs, and therefore the scale bars which join them, happen to be aligned with the axes of the object in real life (for instance at least one scale bar is parallel to X, another is parallel to Y and another to Z, in real life). Therefore is  there any means by which I can use the scale bars to orient the model of my object to the real-world X, Y and Z axes please?

If not, could this be added as a Feature Request please.

Many thanks


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Re: Orient model using "scale bar"
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2023, 01:25:22 PM »
Hello Andy,

Can you please share the screenshot that represents the typical orientation of scale bars in your project?

Even though the requested functionality is not yet available in Metashape, I think we can create a Python script for this task.
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Alexey Pasumansky,
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