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Does MakeLasDatasetLayer inherit an enabled surface constraint from the Las Dataset?

Question asked by tedrakel on Jun 17, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 17, 2015 by tedrakel

I have a Las Dataset with a surface constraint on it.  The surface constraint is present and enabled on the las dataset

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From this las dataset, I have created a layer which represents only the ground points.  I wrote a python script to do this.  I used the tool arcpy.management.MakeLasDatasetLayer followed by arcpy.SaveToLayerFile_management.  However, I notice in arc map when examing the new layer which represents ground points that the suface constraint is present but not enabled.

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I have to open the properties of the layer which represents only ground points and enable the surface constraint from within arc map.  Is there a way to do this programmatically?  I have hundreds of these to do because my client's lidar data is organized into many folder representing many flights over many years.

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