External File

The user can also import the near field points from a text file. This file can then be imported by selecting "External File" in the "Geometry Types" combo-box. Note that this option imports a file of points, but does not preserve the near field type (i.e. every point is imported as a separate type). In order to preserve the near field type, the "Export file" and "Import file" options must be used instead.

Figure 1. Open External File dialog

The external file must contain a list of points given by its X, Y and Z coordinates, with every point specified in separated lines.

Click on "OK" button to insert the observation points from the file, or abort the insertion by clicking on "Cancel" button.