Data to create a tin (sometimes called a mesh, or a triangulation) can come from a variety of sources:

  • 12d ascii (from 12d Model)
  • Simple list of coordinates and elevations (x,y,z format)
  • AutoCAD .dxf or .dwg
  • GENIO format (from MOSS or MX)
  • CivilCAD (.as5)
  • Microstation .dgn

For this instance, we will read in 12d ascii data to 12d Model. (Design Pad.12da)

File I/O => Data Input =>12d => 12d archive data