Therion and survex

Philip Balister philip at
Sat Apr 30 23:09:41 CEST 2005

Today I sat down and beat my head against the wall long enough to get
useful work from Therion. So far so good!

I'm wondering when Therion will be able to read LRUD from survex :) I'd
like to try out some of the 3d models.


On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 00:26 +0100, Wookey wrote:
> +++ Philip Balister [05-04-14 18:59 -0400]:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I've just installed Therion and would like to use it to draft a smallish
> > map. The data is being processed in Survex. I'm aware I can modify the
> > survex files and use them with Therion, but I am thinking there is a
> > better way. A quick read of the therion book didn't help. But there is a
> > reference in the Therion source to reading .3d files :)
> > 
> > Does anyone have a quick intro to getting started with survex .3d files?
> > Is there an archive of this list I can look through?
> As of v0.3.7 it does read .3d files. If we were organised this would be
> covered in the FAQ, but it isn't.
> You need to do: 
> import survexfile.3d
> In my dataset this is withing a 
> survey dummy
> endsurvey dummy
> pair but I think this is no longer necessary in the current code, and you
> can add options to 'import' to strip off some prefixes to make it match the
> level of your therion data. It's not trivial to get right though and could
> do with some examples in the FAQ.
> import should be documented in the thbook I think.
> If you read the back-issues of this list from1-2 months ago you can read
> about this option (problems with it and changes to solve them).
> Wookey

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