Import Point Clouds

1.
Use File > Interoperability > Import Point Clouds.
3.
Click Open.
Note: E57 format files are standardized and require no format conversion. You will skip the Format Conversion dialog box and continue with the next step.
5.
The Create Point Cloud Objects dialog box appears.
6.
Object Name: This is the name of the newly created object. If needed, edit the object name.
Click Create to create the Point Cloud file(s) and object without placing them.
Click Create and Place if you want to place the objects now (Solo projects only. For Teamwork projects, see below: Place Point Cloud Object in Teamwork Project.)
8.
If you choose Create and Place, the Place Point Clouds dialog box appears.
Click OK to place the Point Cloud objects. You can snap to any point on the resulting object.
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