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rhino:flevodam [2015/09/14]
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rhino:flevodam [2016/05/04] (current)
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-====== Tutorial: Create a 3-D model of a bridge in Google Earth ======+====== Tutorial: Create a 3D model of a bridge in Google Earth ====== 
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 =====Flevodam created with Rhino for Google Earth===== =====Flevodam created with Rhino for Google Earth=====
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-This tutorial explains how to create a 3-D building or construction at a desired place on Earth. The scaling, location, and orientation of the 3-D model is important for a correct presentation.+ 
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 +This tutorial explains how to create a 3D building or construction at a desired place on Earth. The scaling, location, and orientation of the 3D model is important for a correct presentation.
  
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 ====Resources==== ====Resources====
  
-  * [[http://​wiki.mcneel.com/​_media/​legacy/​en/​Flevodam_Example.3dm|Flevodam ​3-D model]]+  * [[http://​wiki.mcneel.com/​_media/​legacy/​en/​Flevodam_Example.3dm|Flevodam ​3D model]]
   * [[http://​bbs.keyhole.com/​ubb/​showthreaded.php/​Cat/​0/​Number/​617560/​an/​0/​page/​0#​617560|KML model, KMZ Viewpoints, and PDF presentation]]   * [[http://​bbs.keyhole.com/​ubb/​showthreaded.php/​Cat/​0/​Number/​617560/​an/​0/​page/​0#​617560|KML model, KMZ Viewpoints, and PDF presentation]]
  
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-=====Create a 3-D model=====+=====Create a 3D model=====
 If you need a contour on the ground to mark the available space, it is easy to draw a rough line and later match the control points to the background bitmap at the exact location. If you need a contour on the ground to mark the available space, it is easy to draw a rough line and later match the control points to the background bitmap at the exact location.
  
-**Now you can actually draw your 3-D model.**+**Now you can actually draw your 3D model.**
  
 In this case you can download the model to see how several details were done. In this case you can download the model to see how several details were done.
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 =====Create the earth location point===== =====Create the earth location point=====
-Correct location and orientation is important for the correct representation of the 3-D model in Google Earth. ​+Correct location and orientation is important for the correct representation of the 3D model in Google Earth. ​
  
 **North/​South orientation** **North/​South orientation**
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   - **Move** this line to the point that will be the earth anchor -- for example, a corner of your building. In this case you can see a red arrow pointing to the north.   - **Move** this line to the point that will be the earth anchor -- for example, a corner of your building. In this case you can see a red arrow pointing to the north.
   - In Google Earth, create a placemark at the exact location for your model. In this case it is the starting point of the red arrow.   - In Google Earth, create a placemark at the exact location for your model. In this case it is the starting point of the red arrow.
-  - In Google Earth, change the setting Lat/Lon from //degrees, minutes, seconds// to //degrees//  ​(under Tools > Options View). +  - In Google Earth, change the setting Lat/Lon from **degrees, minutes, seconds** to **degrees**  ​(under ​//Tools > Options View//). 
-  - Read the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of this placemark (right-click on Placemark > Properties > View).+  - Read the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of this placemark (right-click on //Placemark > Properties > View//).
   - In Rhino, using the **EarthAnchorPoint** command, fill in these latitude and longitude degrees. (52.367450 / 4.972769).   - In Rhino, using the **EarthAnchorPoint** command, fill in these latitude and longitude degrees. (52.367450 / 4.972769).
   - In the model, pick the starting point of the red arrow.   - In the model, pick the starting point of the red arrow.
rhino/flevodam.txt · Last modified: 2016/05/04 by sandy