(Unplanned Path)

3D Compare is a great tool to get a simple visualization of the deviations between the reference and measured data.  If desired, it can be contained to specific reference faces.  2D Compare works in a similar way, but is constrained to a 2D section. This section can be customized to zigzag through multiple cutting planes.

Video: https://3dssupport.microsoftcrmportals.com/knowledgebase/article/KA-03299/en-us