change Y or Z up for 3D import?

bisenbergerbisenberger Global Mapper UserPosts: 55Trusted User
edited September 2014 in Technical Support
Is there a way to set or change whether Y or Z up is used when importing 3D files (.obj)?

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  • JeffH@BMGJeffH@BMG Global Mapper Developer Posts: 322Trusted User
    edited September 2014
    Hi,

    That seems like a reasonable thing to have; some models are just set up with different coordinate systems. I've opened ticket #14394 for this feature, and we'll post back here when we've added it.

    Thanks for the suggestion!

    ~Jeff
  • bisenbergerbisenberger Global Mapper User Posts: 55Trusted User
    edited September 2014
    Thanks Jeff,
    Most 3D programs I have use Y up while most CAD programs use Z up. Rhino 3D has an option to change Y/Z up when importing or exporting (see image).
    Y2Z_up.jpg
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