[mapguide-users] is Geometry in 3D ?

Jackie Ng jumpinjackie at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 19:43:24 EST 2009

Yes geometries can have Z components. They aren't used for rendering but if
your SDF has 3d geometries, you can interrogate the Z component of any

- Jackie

Jamo wrote:
> I've been asked if mapguide can handle 3D geometry ?....
> I'm not talking about displaying 3D solids or surfaces or anything of the
> sort, I would like to know how a point or line feature is stored in an SDF
> file ....? does it retain the X,Y,Z of the point but only work with the X,
> Y ? I would like to grab the Z of a point and work with it in some way or
> another... 
> If not then I can always write the height as a property of the feature
> before exporting to SDF I guess...

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