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C# Tutorial

This basic tutorial explains how to use libLAS to read and write LIDAR data encoded in LAS file format from C#.

Hello world

using System;
using System.Text;
using LibLAS;

class Program
{
   static void Main(string[] args)

   {
       try
       {
           LASReader lasreader = new LASReader(@"F:\sample_in.las");
           LASPoint laspoint;
           LASHeader lasheader = lasreader.GetHeader();
           LASWriter laswriter = new LASWriter(@"F:\sample_out.las", lasheader, LASReadWriteMode.LASModeWrite);
           Console.WriteLine("Number of points in file= {0}", lasheader.PointRecordsCount);

           while (lasreader.GetNextPoint())
           {
               laspoint = lasreader.GetPoint();
               //Console.WriteLine(laspoint.X + "," + laspoint.Y + "," + laspoint.Z);
               laswriter.WritePoint(laspoint);
           }
       }
       catch (LASException e)
       {
           Console.WriteLine("\nLASException! Msg: {0}", e.Message);
       }
       catch
       {
           Console.WriteLine("Unknown exception caught");
       }
       finally
       {
           Console.WriteLine("Do i need something to do?");
       }

       Console.WriteLine("End of file");
       Console.Read();
   }
}