Importing surfaces

You can import surfaces into Echoview from supported surface file formats and use them exclude samples from analysis or add them to scenes.

Note: This page does not cover importing surfaces from 3D model object files or creating surfaces.

Importing a surface

To import a surface:

  1. On the File menu, click Import.

  2. Select a surface file.

  3. Click Open.

  4. In the Surface name box, enter a name for the surface.

  5. In the Maximum triangulation distance (m) text box, enter the maximum allowable distance between points in the surface. Where this distance is exceeded a gap will be displayed in the surface.

  6. Click Import.

See also

About scenes
Using scenes

About 3D objects

Importing 3D objects

Import 3D Surface dialog box

Exporting 3D surfaces

Color a surface using a raster image

About surfaces