Using ArcGIS Pro for 3D rendering
ESRI the latest version of GIS ArcGIS Pro give you a new look in 3D view
- Start ArcGIS Pro by clicking Start->ArcGIS->ArcGIS Pro->ArcGIS Pro
- If this is your first time running ArcGISPro, you should see the ArcGIS Sign In window, click Configure your licensing options.
The Licensing dialog box appears.
- On the Licensing dialog box, in the License type drop-down list, choose Concurrent Use License.
- Under License Level, select your license level (Advanced).
- Type the name of your License Manager (27000@localhost)
- The available licenses and extensions are displayed. The core product license (for example, ArcGIS Pro Advanced) should be checked by default. If you do not see any licenses, click Refresh.
- In the Licensed column, check the boxes for any available extension products you want to use. Click OK.
- In the Create Project window click Blank to create a new empty project
- Give a name for the new project (dem_arcpro) and the path for the project (K:\geog205\dem)
- In the Content window, right click Folder-> Add folder connect
- Here you can add connection to a specific location. Navigate to K:\geog205 to make the connection
- Make another connection to L:\labs for data access
Now you are ready to work with Sense.
- Under the Insert tab on top, click New Map->New Scene to add a blank scene
You will have 3D, 2D layer and topographic layer showing by default. A base elevation layer from ESRI is loaded by default, . You can add your own elevation data
- Right-click on Sense->Properties->Elevation Surface->Elevation Sources->Add Elevation Source. Here you can add your own elevation surface
- Right-click on Scene->Properties->Elevation Surface->Elevation Sources->Add Elevation Source.
- Add elev from L:\labs\geog205\unbc as based height.
- Change the Exaggeration value to 2 or 3
- Now add roads, lakes, trails, creeks from L:\labs\geog205\unbc. Once a layer added, it will be automatically draped on the surface as you set the surface in Scene properties.
- Click the symbol for roads to change the line style. Choose a line from Gallery, you can customize symbol by clicking Properties tab beside Gallery in Symbology window.
- Change the roads symbol to red and with to 1
- Change the trails symbol to green dash line, and creeks and lakes to blue, and contours to orange
Draping image to surface
- Add unbc2002.tif from L:\labs\geog205\unbc. Make sure all vector layers are above the image layer.