A Profile gives you a vertical section of your elevation model along a line. This article teaches you how to convert a polyline into a profile on your drone data. The To Profile tool is available in the Create group of the TOOLS for Polyline tab.

Quick Usage Guide 

  1. Select a polyline.
  2. Go to the TOOLS tab.
  3. In the Create group, click on To Profile.
  4. The Profile View automatically opens and displays the elevation profile.
Hint: The original polyline is kept as a disabled item in the Project View.

Where to Use the To Profile Tool

  • Convert a road center line into a longitudinal road profile.

  • Use polylines from a 2D CAD plan to place a profile in your project.