How To: Convert a multipatch surface into a TIN
Instructions provided show the steps to convert a multipatch surface to a TIN (or other surface type).
- Open the Feature Vertices to Points tool and use the multipatch feature as the input to create a point feature class.
The output point features have Z-values stored in their geometry.
- Open the Create TIN tool and use these points as the Input Feature Class. Use Shape.Z as the Height Field, and click OK to complete the conversion.
Article ID: 000011752
Software: ArcGIS - ArcInfo 10 ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced 10.1