Export Point Objects Dialog

Opening The Dialog

  • The Import Multiple Point Objects dialog is opened via the Main Menu > Batch > EXPORT Multiple Point Objects... menu item.
  • The dialog is modal and only works with the Active Document.
    • To export objects from multiple Documents, you will have to open the dialog once for each Document.

User Interface Controls

Point Objects Export Queue Listview

  • The main element of the Export dialog is the Listview representing the Processing Queue.
  • Each row represents a Point Object (Point Loader or Point Region Of Interest) scheduled to be exported.
  • Each column represents a mandatory or optional setting used by SEQUOIA to perform the Point Object export.
  • The majority of UI controls in the dialog modify the Listview - either the content of specific columns, or the selection of the ListView.

ADD Objects... Button

  • Pressing this button will open an Point Sources dialog to pick one or more objects to be added to the processing Queue.

REMOVE Selected Button

  • Pressing this button will remove one or more selected entries from the queue.
  • If no rows are selected, nothing will be removed.
  • See also the [Select ALL] and [Select INVERT] buttons for quick ways to modify the selection.

Output Path Textfield And Button

  • These text field and button controls are linked to the Output Path column of the Queue.
  • By default, the Output Path will be initialized to the current directory.
  • Using these controls, the Output Path of one or more selected entries can be set to a new value.
  • The new Output Path can either be pasted or typed in and entered manually, or set by clicking the [...] button and selecting an existing folder using a Select Output Directory Dialog.

Output Base Textfield

  • The text field defines the base name of the file to be written.
  • The default value is $source, which will name the output file according to the name of the exported object.

Output Format Dropdown List

  • This option controls the file format to write to.
  • The default value is “Thinkbox Spatial PRT V1”.

Select ALL Button

  • Pressing this button will select all entries on the Queue.
  • This is useful to quickly change all entries to the same value, for example set the Output Path of all entries to a new path.
  • This is also useful for removing all entries ( [Select ALL] - [REMOVE Selected Files] ).

INVERT Selection Button

  • Pressing this button will invert the current selection - selected items will become deselected, and vice-versa.

Selection Status Text

  • This text displays the number of selected entries, as well as the total number of entries on the Queue.

SINGLE Output File Checkbutton

  • Unchecked by default.
  • When unchecked, every Point Object on the Queue will be exported to its own Output File with its own settings.
  • When checked, all Point Objects on the Queue will be converted and saved to a single Output File defined by the top entry of the Queue.

Submit to DEADLINE Checkbutton

  • Unchecked by default.
  • When unchecked, the Queue will be processed locally by the current SEQUOIA session.
  • When checked, the Queue will be submitted as a SEQUOIA Job to the DEADLINE manager (if installed) for processing on dedicated network machines, on other computers running DEADLINE, or on Cloud machines running DEADLINE.
  • This allows any number of licensed external compute resources to be used to process SEQUOIA Tasks in the background without taxing the SEQUOIA session running on the workstation.


  • Pressing this button will create Tasks to process the Queue.

Cancel Button

  • Pressing this button will close the Dialog wiithout processing the Queue.