• Exporting Textured CityEngine Models

    CityEngine is a great way to create entire cities of textured, 3D building models without designing every building. These models can be used in 3D scenes, animations, and game platforms. However, when exporting m...
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  • City Engine crashed and won't run again because the workspace is in use

    I was using City Engine 2018 which crashed while I switched the view mode to "Textured." The program disappeared without a dialog. When I launched the program a dialog box "Workspace in use. Cannot obtain lock for wor...
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  • residential houses

    Why is CityEngine not grabbing the footprints to residential homes?  I thought in previous versions it did.
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  • So I'm trying to allocate more ram to the program because when I get into big files it tells me to free up system memory. But when I add over 1 gig of memory to the -Xms and -Xmx in the .ini file and re-launch the program I get the failed to create java v

    So I'm trying to allocate more ram to the program because when I get into big files it tells me to free up system memory. But when I add over 1 gig of memory to the -Xms and -Xmx in the .ini file and re-launch th...
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  • Preparing Data for CityEngine

    Looking for a way to model your city in 3D? Look no further! To create a 3D model of a real world city in CityEngine that can be used for city planning, modeling of 3D phenomena, or even in 3D gaming environments, all...
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  • What is Esri CityEngine?

    I am sure many of you have already heard about CityEngine, and some of you may have even already contacted Support Services with questions related to it. For those who haven't been introduced, City...
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  • Five tips for getting started with CityEngine

    CityEngine is a powerful product that can build amazing cityscapes.  Digging into this software can be a little tricky at first; however, the more you use it, the easier the functionality beco...
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  • Importing projects into CityEngine

    Have you ever set up a workspace in CityEngine, copied your project into the workspace folder, but found that CityEngine didn't recognize the new folder? This can be avoided by following the i...
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  • Accessing GIS attribute values in CityEngine

    CityEngine, through the use of CGA rules, allows for mass modeling of cities. In the current software, GIS support is available in the advanced version of CityEngine. You can access values such as land use, building h...
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  • Exporting CityEngine models to KML

    The Keyhole Markup Lanuage (KML) is a popular format for distributing GIS data and models.  KML files are usually small enough to email, and they can be opened in a variety of free viewers.  KML is an option...
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  • Preparing Data for CityEngine (2016.0 Update)

    The CityEngine 2016.0 release was a ground breaking release. For those who are new to CityEngine and unfamiliar with the workflows, the new release cuts out a significant amount of time required to acce...
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  • Tips and Tricks for Working with 3D Data on the ArcGIS Platform

    3D data is becoming more ubiquitous nowadays and is especially promoted throughout the ArcGIS Platform. From web scenes, to CityEngine, to ArcGIS Pro, there are many different applications to import, ma...
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