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The following warning message is displayed when trying to add a terrain dataset to ArcScene.
"Could not add the specified data object to the scene. Try using a smaller subset."
Terrain datasets are not supported in ArcScene. Terrains are supported in ArcMap and ArcGlobe.
To use a terrain dataset as an elevation source in ArcScene, the terrain data must be converted to a supported format using one of the following methods:
For detailed information on converting at a specific Pyramid Level Resolution, restricting the Maximum Number of Nodes, or setting a Clip to Extent see: Creating a TIN surface from a terrain dataset