I am familiar with ArcMap but not that familiar with ArcGIS pro. In ArcMap the way to do what I would like to do is create a line using the "interpolate line" function, create a profile graph, right click that graph and click export data, then select ".txt" as the export file type. This would give you an elevation for each individual pixel along that line you created.
I am trying to do exactly this in ArcGIS pro but am having little success. I have used distance and direction to create lines, then used the interpolate shape tool to create a new layer with the elevation data. If I create a profile graph, however, I can only export as an image - I have not been able to find a way to export the exact elevation values as a text file. I need to do this to import the elevation data to MATLAB.
If anyone has any suggestions that would be wonderful.
I have followed the steps provided however I am unable to export the profile elevation data. If I click export for the profile graph, I only get an option to save it as a graphic, not a table as shown.
@gs_meyer Thanks for trying this alternate workflow. The elevation data being used must have the proper attribution and allow export. Here's what I got:
Export as csv:
The UI in screenshot looks different than the interactive Elevation Profile tool located in the Exploratory 3D Analysis drop-down menu in the Workflows group on the Analysis tab.