Welcome to the “Getting Started” section of the Leica Cyclone Python Scripting Documentation. This section is your gateway to the world of Python scripting in Leica Cyclone, providing essential information to set up your environment, configure your system, and start your journey into the realm of automation, customization, and data analysis.

Why Getting Started Matters

Python scripting in Leica Cyclone empowers you to harness the full potential of this powerful point cloud processing software. By automating repetitive tasks and crafting custom workflows, you can streamline your work, enhance data processing efficiency, and unlock valuable insights from your point cloud data.

What You’ll Find in This Section

In this section, we will cover the following key topics to ensure you’re equipped for your Cyclone scripting journey:

  • Installation: A step-by-step guide on how to install Python and Leica Cyclone scripting components on your system if not already configured.

  • Configuration: Configuration settings and prerequisites necessary for successful Python scripting in Cyclone, including module setup and environment variables.

  • IDE Setup: Recommendations for integrated development environments (IDEs) and code editors to make scripting in Cyclone a seamless experience.

  • Hello, Cyclone: A simple “Hello, Cyclone” script to verify that your environment is set up correctly and ready for scripting.

Who Should Read This Section?

This section is intended for scripters and professionals who are new to Python scripting in Leica Cyclone or need guidance on setting up their scripting environment. Whether you are a beginner or have some scripting experience, this section will help you get started on the right foot.

Let’s embark on this journey together and begin exploring the world of Python scripting in Leica Cyclone.

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