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Access: On the Menu bar, click Process > Output Status.... The Output Status pop-up appears.

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The Output Status pop-up displays:

  • The Processing Step that is being processed.
  • The Processing Steps that have already been processed.
  • The Processing Steps that cannot be processed with the current version of Pix4Dmapper. For more information: 204162839.
  • The Output Files that are selected to be generated.
  • The Output File that is being generated.
  • The Output Files that have already been generated.
  • The Output Files that can be generated with the current version of Pix4Dmapper. For more information: 204162839.
  • The formats of the Output Files selected to be generated.
  • The dependencies between the Output Files.
  • Information and links to the Processing Options and the Results Folders about the Output Files. 

 

 The Output Status pop-up consists of:

Processing Steps
Output Files
Display Options

 

Processing steps

The three Processing Steps, 1. Initial Processing, 2. Point Cloud and Mesh and 3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index appear in the Output Status pop-up. 

 

The Processing Steps can be:

  • Transparent: If the Processing Step is not processed yet.
  • Orange: If the Processing Step is being processed.
  • Green: If the Processing Step is already processed.
  • Grayed out: If the Processing Step is not available in the current version of Pix4Dmapper. For more information: 204162839.

 

 Processing Step not processed yet. Processing Step being processed.  Processing Step processed.  Processing Step grayed out.
 
Important: When no Output Files are selected for step 3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index, step 3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index is grayed out and cannot be processed.

 

Output Files

The Output Files can be:

  • White: If the Output File is not generated yet.
  • Orange: If the Output File is being generated.
  • Green: If the Output File is already generated.
  • Grayed out: If the Output File is not selected to be generated or the Output File is not available in the current version of Pix4Dmapper. For more information: 204162839.

 

 Output File selected to be generated. Output File being generated. Output File being generated.  Output File not selected to be generated.

 

For each Processing Step, the following Output Files are displayed:

1. Initial Processing:

    • Quality Report
    • Camera Internals and Externals, AAT, BBA
    • Undistorted Images
 
Note: The Camera Internals and Externals, AAT and BBA and the Undistorted Images are displayed only when the Advanced box is selected.

 2. Point Cloud and Mesh:

    • Densified Point Cloud
    • 3D Textured Mesh

3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index:

    • Grid DSM
    • Raster DSM
    • Contour Lines (based on the Raster DSM)
    • Raster DTM
    • Contour lines (based on the Raster DTM)
    • Orthomosaic
    • Google Maps Tiles and KML
    • Reflectance Map
    • Index Map

 

In each Output File box, the different output file formats selected for the Output File are displayed. 

 
Example: For the Densified Point Cloud, the .las, .laz, .ply and .xyz file formats are selected.
 
 
 
 

 

Some Output Files are indented and connected to other Output Files with arrows. These arrows represent the dependencies between the different Output Files. If the initial Output File is not selected, the depended one cannot be generated and it is grayed out. 

 
Example: The Contour Lines (based on the Raster DTM) depend on the Raster DTM to be generated.
 
 
 

 

Clicking an Output File box, the box is extended. The extended box contains:

  • A description of the Output File.
  • A link to the Processing Options of this Output File.
  • A link to the Results Folder directory of the Output File.
 
Description of the Output File. Open the Processing Options for this Output File. Open the Results Folder for this Output File.  

 

 

Display Options

The Display Options drop down list selects the Output Files to be displayed. The Display Option can be:

  • Disabled: The Output Files not selected or not available in the current version of Pix4Dmapper are displayed. 
  • To do: The Output Files selected to be generated are displayed.
  • In Progress: The Output Files being generated are displayed.
  • Done: The Output Files already generated are displayed.

If the Advanced box is selected, the Advanced Output Files are visualized. If the Advanced box is not selected, the Advanced Output Files are not visualized.

 

And the action buttons:

  • Close: Closes the Output Status pop-up.
  • Help: Opens the Pix4Dmapper help.

 

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