Point Cloud Tutorials

These tutorials will get you started working with point clouds, which are dense collections of point data that are obtained from LiDAR scanning.


All drawings used in these tutorials are available in the tutorials drawings folder . If you want to save your work from these tutorials, save the drawings to the My Tutorial Data folder so that you do not overwrite the original drawings.

For more information, see the AutoCAD Civil 3D Help topic Point Clouds.

  • Tutorial: Working with Point Clouds

    This tutorial demonstrates how to create a AutoCAD Civil 3D point cloud object from imported LiDAR data, modify the object display, and then create a surface from a subset of point cloud points.