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Map360 Technical Articles

  • How to insert a new Template file

    Inserting a New Template Once you have a new template (.dwt) file you wish to use, place it into your Templates folder located in your Documents: C:\Users\(user)\Documents\Leica Geosystems\Templates (...

  • Installing Cyclone for Map360 Pointcloud Functionality

    If you plan to use Pointcloud data with Map360 you need to install the free viewer edition of Cyclone on your computer.  See the article below for download links and detailed installation instructions...

  • Update to Vehicle Specifications Database

    The Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals has released the 2016 version of the Vehicle Specification Database, including all 1971-2016 models and some 2017 models. You can update your MapS...

  • Orthoreferenced Imagery

    IMS Map360 has the ability to import georeferenced images which can be displayed in the background of your CAD drawing. Georeferenced images are linked to GPS measurements, so that if your Evidence Re...

  • Viewing any IMS Map360 Crime Scene in Google Earth

    IMS Map360 has a feature which allows users to export a kml file which instantly allows viewing in Google Earth. You can view points, descriptions and linework projected onto the ground in Google Eart...

  • Workspace command allows you to configure toolbars and menus in IMS Map360

    IMS Map360 has multiple Workspace options and allows users to add new workspaces with the layout they prefer. Default Workspaces: When first installed you can choose between the Sketch or Advanced Rib...

  • IMS Map360 PointCloud - Import ModelSpace View fails

    We have received reports of IMS Map360 failing to import a ModelSpace View. If you are experiencing this problem we recommend that you ensure: Windows updates are up to date Your graphics card driver ...

  • Importing Pix4D data into IMS Map360

     Best Practises for working with Pix4D, Evidence Recorder and IMS Map360 to incorporate Photogrammetry derived data into a Forensic Diagram. Important Note: Pix4D, IMS Map360 and Evidence Recorder can...

  • Using AutoMap to Connect Line Work

    This workflow guide demonstrates how to create a custom AutoMap entry and use it to connect line work Please note this workflow is for users that do not have EVR (Evidence Recorder) - it is used to au...

  • Customizing Ribbons with IMS 1.2

    1. Type CUSTOMIZE in the command line 2. Go to the Ribbon Tab 3. If you expand the home ribbon you will see all the clusters 4. They will match the clusters in the ribbon 5. If you want to add a comma...