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 +====== Orbit 3DM Plugin for AutoCAD Map =====
  
 +This page describes the Orbit 3D Mapping Plugin for AutoCAD Map.
 +
 +
 +===== Download and Install =====
 +
 +** Requirements ** \\ 
 +See [[201:​technology:​platforms:​specs_webclient|]].
 +
 +** Download ** \\
 +Download the AutoCAD Map plugin installer from the Orbit website, [[https://​orbitgt.com/​3dm-plugin/​]].
 +
 +** Install Orbit Plugin**
 +  * Double click the .exe file and follow the steps of the wizard until you can click on Finish.
 +  * The '​OrbitGT'​ tab is added to the AutoCAD Map software.
 +
 +===== Orbit 3D Mapping Toolbar for AutoCAD Map =====
 +
 +
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 +
 +**Viewer**\\
 +When launching the Orbit 3D Mapping Viewer from the toolbar in AutoCAD Map, a new tab will be opened in the default browser of the user. If there is no window active yet in that browser, then a new window will be launched. The new window shows the [[201:​products:​3dm_plugins|3D Mapping Viewer Welcome page]].\\ ​
 +
 +On opening a publication or viewer, the Footprints of the opened [[201:​viewer:​sidebars:​resources|resources]] and Field of Views are made visible in AutoCAD Map and are updated when they are changed in the 3D Mapping Viewer.
 +
 +**Footprints**\\
 +Option to disable the visibility of Orbit layers (Footprints,​ Field of Views and Measurements) in AutoCAD Map. \\
 +
 +**Pick location**\\
 +Pick a location on the map canvas in AutoCAD Map to refocus all opened Views and the Reference View in the Orbit 3D Mapping Viewer to the chosen location.
 +
 +**Layers**\\
 +This option gives the possibility to visualize features from an external layer on the 3D Mapping Viewer. The features are visualized in the 3D Mapping Viewer using standard formatting. And a new resource is added to the [[201:​viewer:​sidebars:​resources|]]. \\
 +
 +Steps to be followed:
 +  * Select one or more features in AutoCAD Map from which the overlay should be made. 
 +  * Click the button to visualize the selected features as an overlay on the Orbit 3D Mapping Viewer. \\
 +  * Add new features to the existing overlay: Make a new selection in AutoCAD Map (from the same layer or another) and visualize them on the 3D Mapping Viewer. A combination of different layer types is possible.\\
 +  * Clear the complete overlay: Click on the button in the toolbar without selecting any features in AutoCAD Map.
 +
 +**Measurements**\\
 +This option gives the possibility to save measurements from the Orbit 3D Mapping Viewer in an existing layer in AutoCAD Map.
 +
 +Steps to be followed:
 +  * Add a layer to AutoCAD Map or use layer 0.
 +  * Make sure the layer you which to save features in is the active layer.
 +  * Execute a measurement in the Orbit 3D Mapping Viewer. While measuring, the measurement object is visualized in AutoCAD Map as part of the active layer. ​
 +  * Click the button in Plugin to add the measurement object to the active layer in AutoCAD Map.
 +
 +**Help**\\
 +Orbit Knowledge Base is opened.
 
Last modified:: 2020/01/16 08:35