Setting Location

Setting your your project's location in the world it is important for the accuracy of the downstream analyses. It also allows you to import a scaled satellite image to use as a background reference.

The first step in setting a location is to make sure you are signed into your Autodesk account. Once you are signed in, you'll be able to access location and satellite imagery services.

Launch the Set Location dialog from the location pin in the toolbar, or with shortcut SL.

  • Begin by typing the location of your project into the search box in the upper left hand corner of the Specify Location window.

  • Once you have located the position of your project site and the extends your want to import click the Finish Importing Image

  • The image will then be imported to scale with true north facing up. You can change the appearance of the imported image by double clicking it and going to the Properties Palette.