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Visualizing in 3D (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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Visualizing in 3D

About visualizing in 3D

ArcGIS 3D Analyst provides extensive tools to visualize geographic vector or raster data in three-dimensions (3D). You can easily drape your data over the terrain, use attributes, such as elevation, to display the data at a preset height, or use attributes to extrude the data.
In addition, users can take advantage of ArcScene and ArcGlobe, two specialized 3D viewing applications that are part of ArcGIS 3D Analyst. Both allow users to effectively manage their 3D geographic information system (GIS) data, conduct 3D analysis, edit 3D features, create layers within 3D viewing properties, and create 3D features from existing two-dimensional (2D) data.
With ArcGlobe, users can also place spatially referenced data on a 3D globe surface. Very large amounts of data (terabytes) can easily be manipulated and visualized. ArcGlobe allows users to place their map in the context of a real-world global-to-local view.
You can also visualize data using the ArcGIS Engine 3D controls, the GlobeControl, and SceneControl.

See Also:

Displaying data in 3D
Navigating in 3D
Dynamic content
ArcGIS Engine 3D controls