Plex.Earth 3.6

Plex.Earth 3.6

Win32 and 64, English

Plexscape
Connects Autodesk® AutoCAD® with Google Earth and the Real World.

General Usage Instructions

For additional information and getting started tutorials, please visit: http://support.plexscape.com/home

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

PXKMLEXPORT

Exports objects from your AutoCAD drawing into Google Earth and saves them as a KML or a KMZ file.

PXSRFLABELSSTYLE

Defines the style for surface and volume labels.

PXIMGCLIPON

Activates the clipping boundary of the selected images.

PXWSCOORDS

Opens the online coordinate transformations application in the internet browser.

PXSYNCACAD

Synchronizes your AutoCAD window with the contents of Google Earth.

PXIMGCLIPREMOVE

Deletes the clipping boundary from the selected images.

PXSRFPOINTSELEV

Creates the 3D projection of points on a given surface.

PXIMGBORDERCLIP

Crops the borders of selected images.

PXIMGBORDERCLIP

Crops the borders of selected images.

PXIMGCLIPCREATE

Specifies a new clipping boundary to multiple selected images.

PXPHOTOIMPORT

Imports geotagged photos captured by GPS-enabled cameras or smartphones into AutoCAD.

PXSRFLABELS

Applies labels that show the elevation of specified points on a surface.

PXACCOUNT

View the current status of your account.

PXMOSAIC

Creates a rectangular Mosaic of aerial imagery from Google Earth.

PXMAPZOOMWIN

Zooms the Map Explorer to a specified area in your drawing.

PLEXCUI

Loads the Plex.Earth customization (CUI) file.

PXTERRAINAREA

Imports terrain from Google Earth in a specified area in AutoCAD.

PXIMGWORLDEXPORT

Saves an accompanying World File for any image selected in AutoCAD.

PXSRFCREATE

Creates a 3-dimensional surface out of a specified set of points.

PLEXCS

Define the coordinate system used in your project.

PXIMGCLIPOFF

Deactivates the clipping boundary of the selected images.

PXMAPMOSAIC

Creates a rectangular mosaic with imagery from the Map Explorer.

PXSRFCONTOURS

Creates elevations contours for a specified surface.

PXEXPORT3D

Exports 3D models to Google Earth or COLLADA format.

PXTERRAINVIEW

Imports terrain from the current contents of your Google Earth window.

PXIMGWORLDIMPORT

Imports an image into AutoCAD based on its World File

PXSRFPLANEVOLUME

Calculates the volume between a specified surface and ground level.

PXSYNCGE

Synchronizes Google Earth with the contents of your AutoCAD window.

PXSRFGRIDVOLUME

Calculates the volume between 2 specified surfaces.

PXMAPPOLYMOSAIC

Creates a polygonal mosaic with imagery from the Map Explorer.

PXCURRIMG

Ιmports the image currently displayed in Google Earth.

PXVOLUMELABELS

Applies labels that show relative elevation of specified points on a surface.

PXMAPPATHMOSAIC

Creates a path mosaic with imagery from the Map Explorer.

PXAREAIMG

Ιmports a single image from Google Earth to fill a specified area.

PXIMGMERGE

Merges selected images into one.

PXTERRAINGRID

Imports terrain from Google Earth on a specified grid in AutoCAD.

PXZOOMWIN

Zooms Google Earth into a specified area of your AutoCAD project.

PXZOOMPOS

Zooms Google Earth around a specific point in your project.

PXSRFINQUIRY

Allows to read surface geometric attributes (elevation, slope, direction) at every point.

PXPOLYMOSAIC

Creates a polygonal Mosaic of aerial imagery from Google Earth.

PXSRFOBJECTSELEV

Creates the 3D projection of a path on a given surface.

PXHELP

Opens the online help in the browser.

PXMAP

Opens the Map Explorer window.

PXPATHMOSAIC

Creates a path Mosaic of aerial imagery from Google Earth.

PXIMPORTKML

Imports contents from a KML file into your AutoCAD drawing.

PXMAPIMG

Imports the image currently displayed in the Map Explorer.

PXOPTIONS

Opens the Plex.Earth options dialog.

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

With the 14-day registered Plex.Earth trial you get the full functionality, with the following limitations: - Import up to 300 map images (watermarked) - 10,000 terrain objects / 1,000 per import - 100 objects per KML export/import

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: Plexscape
Support Contact: support@plexscape.com

Author/Company Information

Plexscape

Support Information

Online documentation and tutorials: http://support.plexscape.com

To submit a support request: http://support.plexscape.com/anonymous_requests/new

Email us at support@plexscape.com with feedback or requests for enhancements.

Sales Team: sales@plexscape.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

3.6

- Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018 and verticals - Export 3D models with textures to Google Earth and Collada format - Ability to export and format XDATA information attached to drawing objects - Fixed minor issue in the import terrain grid process

3.4

  • Added support for AutoCAD® 2016 and verticals.
  • Introduced new functionality (PXPHOTOIMPORT) that allows to georeference and import into AutoCAD photos captured with GPS-enabled devices.
  • Improved the terrain import process from Google Earth.
  • Major improvements in the exporting to KML/KMZ process.

3.3

  • Compatibility with Google Earth 7 (automatically via Google Maps for image import)
  • Support for Google Maps (Satellite, Hybrid etc)
  • New commands for multiple image clipping
  • Capturing images from Google Earth now only binds the specific monitor in which it is open, so if a user has multiple monitors he can continue working on the others while creating a large mosaic
  • Background image capturing from Google Maps
  • Support for AutoCAD® 2015
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