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Cross section

After clicking on the Cross section feature, you will have 2 options:

Terrain cross section is used to make an instant cross section view of a selected area's terrain:

  1. Select 1st point cross section - this will be your starting point.
  2. Select 2nd point of cross section - this will be the end point.
  3. Select cross section placement point - this is where the cross section will be placed.

๐Ÿ›ˆ Terrain only cross sections can be used in any direction.

Frames & terrain cross section is used to make an instant cross section view of a selected area's terrain and the table placement on that terrain:

  1. Select the PV area - this is needed to capture the area's azimuth as the cross section can only be drawn vertically (fixed-tilt) and horizontally (trackers).
  2. Select 1st point cross section - this will be your starting point.
  3. Select 2nd point of cross section - this will be the end point.
  4. Select cross section placement point - this is where the cross section will be placed.

๐Ÿ›ˆ Frames & terrain cross section can only be used in a vertical direction.


Cross sections also include a border, section naming and elevation lines:

You will also be able to track your section starting and ending points with a visual line for easier reference. The line is also portrayed at an angle to match with the frame azimuth.

Front view

Front view allows to view a frame from the front to check for the distance from ground to the table:

  1. Select 1st point of front view.
  2. Select 2nd point of front view.
  3. Select front view placement point.

๐Ÿ›ˆ Front view can only be used horizontally for fixed-tilt or vertically for trackers.

๐Ÿ›ˆ Note: if the cross section cuts a frame that is steeply inclined it might only display a part of it as that is the point of the cut.

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