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Why are the values in the input field for walls oversized in some cases?

24.04.2020 | Miscellaneous - Operating systems - pCon.planner - Planning | 0 Comments |
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Problem Instead of the desired values for height and width, oversized numbers appear in the input fields when drawing walls. The walls are drawn with these incorrect values. Background This is due to the use of the same separator for decimal places and digit groups. Usually, these separators are different. In Germany, the comma is…

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Objects from the 3D Warehouse can no longer be integrated directly into my planning. How can I still use them?

24.04.2020 | Miscellaneous - pCon.planner - Planning | 0 Comments |

Background The 3D Warehouse button on the Insert tab now opens the external SketchUp Gallery in your standard browser. Trimble is responsible for its content and design. Trimble has completely discontinued support for Internet Explorer, which means that SKP models can no longer be inserted directly from the 3D Warehouse into pCon.planner. Solution SKP models…

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How can I use content from the pCon.planner for my Microsoft PowerPoint presentation?

23.04.2020 | Miscellaneous - pCon.planner - Planning | 0 Comments |

With Office 2019 or Office 365 it is possible to insert and use 3D models directly in Microsoft Office: Select the desired objects in the planning. In the Clipboard section of the Start tab, click Copy and select the entry 3D Model Microsoft. Now the element is in the clipboard as a gltf file. In…

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How can I import data with pCon.planner?

23.04.2020 | Miscellaneous - pCon.planner - Planning | 0 Comments |

A detailed list of all formats that pCon.planner can use can be found here. How to proceed: In the menu File go to Import. In the window that opens, you can see which formats pCon.planner can import. Select the desired file and click on Open.

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How can I zoom through walls when navigating?

23.04.2020 | Miscellaneous - pCon.planner - Planning | 0 Comments |

When navigating in pCon.planner, it happens that you get “stuck” in walls and other objects. Zooming is only possible very slowly until you are out of the object again at some point. In this case, the key combination Shift + Zoom will help. This allows you to move through objects with normal zoom speed.

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Where can I find additional room accessories for my planning?

20.04.2020 | Miscellaneous - pCon.planner - Planning | 0 Comments |

Additional furnishings and decorative elements add the finishing touches to your plans. Suitable 3D models can be found, for example, from these services: Sketchfab Free registration, partly free models in very good quality and various common file formats https://sketchfab.com/3d-models Trimble Inc® 3D Warehouse free models in SKP format, own pCon.collection especially for users of the…

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Why do glass materials or the objects behind them appear black or gray in photorealistic images?

23.02.2018 | Image calculation | 0 Comments |
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This issue is connected to the relation between the number of transparent objects in a planning and the ray depth used for the rendering process. The ray depth determines how often a ray of light is reflected within the scene.

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Parts of my planning are not visible. How do I bring them back on screen?

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After you have opened a planning or selected another projection during the planning process, parts of your drawing are no longer visible. There are two possible reasons for this issue.

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Why can’t I print PDF files of my Layout pages?

23.02.2018 | Print | 0 Comments |
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Depending on the PDF printer installed on your system, this problem can occur when you are trying to print from unsaved DWG files.

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Which file format do I use for panoramic images created with pCon.planner?

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We recommend saving panoramic images as JPG. While keeping up a good image quality, JPG files are way smaller than PNG images. As an example: A panorama of a specific interior scene created with OSPRay in a height of 1024 pixel has a file size of approximately 580 kB as a JPG. Saved as a…

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