filters.locate

The Locate filter searches the specified dimension for the minimum or maximum value and returns a single point at this location. If multiple points share the min/max value, the first will be returned. All dimensions of the input PointView will be output, subject to any overriding writer options.

Default Embedded Stage

This stage is enabled by default

Example

This example returns the point at the highest elevation.

{
  "pipeline":[
    "input.las",
    {
      "type":"filters.locate",
      "dimension":"Z",
      "minmax":"max"
    },
    "output.las"
  ]
}

Options

dimension
Name of the dimension in which to search for min/max value.
minmax
Whether to return the minimum or maximum value in the dimension.