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Drakhain

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Origin alignment by point selection
« on: January 31, 2015, 04:50:21 AM »
It would be very helpfull and more precise if photoscan allowed us to orient the model by aligning the origin to a plane made by averaging a set of selected points positions.

Rotate/translate region/model workflow is quite tedious and hard depending on hardware and model complexity.

dcm39

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Re: Origin alignment by point selection
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2015, 06:02:28 PM »
Definitely second this one.

dcm39

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Re: Origin alignment by point selection
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2015, 06:04:45 PM »
And similarly/equivalently, it would be really useful to be able to specify the orientation of a scale bar (azimuth, elevation and xyz location of one end) to completely specify the orientation of the model.

bigben

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Re: Origin alignment by point selection
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2015, 01:20:22 AM »
Wouldn't specifying local coordinates for the points of the scale bar do this?

dcm39

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Re: Origin alignment by point selection
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2015, 03:20:03 PM »
I guess so - one could work out relative coordinates based on the orientation.

I was really going on the fact that it is the elevation azimuth and length that are the easy quantities to measure in the field.