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Riley Smith
Managing data and planning for projects is complemented using the Google Earth viewing options available in TBC.  The first option is using the Google Earth command.  This  feature allows you to transfer survey data through a KML file into Google Earth.   The offset fields allows you to apply necessary translations to the data to better match… (Show more)
Joe Blecha
Did you know that with v4.00, TBC Advanced includes the drafting and plotting routines that had been included in the Advanced Drafting module?  With the ability to create custom plan, cross-section, and plan-profile sheets all within TBC Advanced, time for a drafting Tip of the Week! Starting with a pre-built drafting template included with TBC,… (Show more)
Carsten Merkel
How can I see the notes, I added to my measurements in the field, in a pointlist / spreadsheet in TBC?
Joe Blecha
You're using TBC to perform a network adjustment for the first time and you're wondering why the Results tab in the Adjust Network pane is telling you the Chi Square (95%) test failed. And what is a Chi square (95%) test anyway? Well the answer may be a lot closer than you think. No need to crank up Google or call your dealer. Simply press the F1… (Show more)
Joe Blecha
In TBC, the ability to create construction or staking models for road corridors has a low barrier to entry.  Start with an alignment, name your corridor, build out the templates, and export to your favorite field survey software, Trimble Access, of course.   TBC can also support more complicated corridors with superelevations, lane transitions,… (Show more)
Joe Blecha
Network adjustments are all about detecting, managing, and distributing errors throughout your data.  Beginning the adjustment with accurate initial estimates of your total station, leveling, and GNSS errors assists the least-squares routine in the network adjustment workflow.  Where does TBC get these initial estimates?  Read on… In the TBC… (Show more)
Yonah Jalbuna
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James Barnett
I have several crews that are copying job files and renaming them. I want to bring all of these job files together, but when I do I am doubling, tripling, quadrupling, the vectors and point grid coordinates. What is the best way to fix this?    I've tried to filter out the point grid coordinates so I could remove all of them, but I can't find that… (Show more)
Joe Blecha
The Surface Cut-Fill Map visualization can be used for comparing surfaces, reference elevations, and in conjunction with the Earthwork Report volume computations, but did you know the Cut-Fill Map can be used to stake cut and fills in the field?  Here’s how: With a reference or initial surface and final surface in your TBC project, select the… (Show more)
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