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How to set origin and orienting the Coordinate System of the Point Cloud model in Autodesk Recap

Setting the origin and orienting the coordinate system helps in navigating, editing, and cleaning your project in ReCap and in any work that will be done using your point cloud downstream in other products like AutoCAD or Revit. CLICK the Update Origin function in DISPLAY SETTINGS -> POINTS menu

Update origin of the coordinate system in Autodesk Recap
Update origin of the coordinate system in Recap
Update origin point option in Recap
Update origin option

CLICK the location on the point cloud that you’d like to set as your origin (in 3D space think of it as the point in space with coordinates of 0,0,0 [x,y,z])
Place the origin point in Autodesk Recap
Place the origin point
Close up the origin location in Autodesk Recap
Close up the origin location
Hit ENTER if all you want to do is update the origin without changing the coordinate system  orientation OR
Hit TAB to change the orientation of the coordinate system
Orienting the coordinate system
ReCap will ask for the coordinate system in the following order:  z (usually the vertical), then the
x.  Unless you want to change what direction is up for your project hit ENTER.
CLICK on the wall to orient the x direction. The entire project will now orient to the new coordinate system.
orienting the x-direction of the coordinate system in Autodesk Recap
Orienting the x-direction of the coordinate system
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