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Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever had trouble opening a newer TBC file in an older version of TBC? Well, today I will let you in on a handy shortcut that allows you to do just that. To open a newer TBC project in an old TBC version, follow these steps: Start a new project in your older TBC program. Open File Explorer , and navigate to the file path of your newer TBC project file. Hold down CTRL + shift on your keyboard, and while continuing to hold these keys down, drag and drop the newer TBC file into your old TBC program. The new VCE project file should open in your older version of TBC. It is important to remember ...
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Support Note for December 2020 Versions of ArcMap add-ins We have just posted an important Support Note for users of either the Trimble Positions Desktop add-in v10.8.1.1 or the TerraFlex Desktop add-in v5.0 , released in December of 2020. Minor user action may be required to ensure proper handling of the datum used in field (real-time) configurations in TerraFlex workflows initiated from the add-ins . Please see the link below. Support Note Additionally, the underlying issue has been fixed and the software downloads have been updated as of January 13, 2021. For users who upgraded to one of the versions listed above prior to January 13, 2021, please ...
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User-defined CSV formats

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With the latest Penmap Project Manager version we have released an exciting feature. It is now possible to define a user-specific CSV format to export point-related measurement data. You can now define your own CSV export format. There you can export e.g. PointId, Easting, Northing, Elevation, PDOP, SatEpochs and CorrectionModel. You want to try it out? Then you just need to update your Penmap Project Manager and have a look at the instructions below. Support_Bulletin_-_User-def-CSV-Export.pdf
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Good morning TBC’ers! Are you still eager to learn more about TBC after reading the last tip of the week on TBC’s eLearning platform ? Well, today I will show you how to access the TBC Resources PDF Presentation . The TBC Resources PDF Presentation is another informational resource that consolidates the plethora of training materials available for TBC-- this is a great bookmark to add in your web browser. Resources are organized by platform (i.e. links to tutorials and community platforms) and by workflow topics. To access the TBC Resources PDF Presentation , follow these steps: 1. Navigate to the Support Ribbon in your TBC ...
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Support Note for Trimble Positions Desktop add-in v10.8.0.1 We have just posted an important Support Note for users of Trimble Positions Desktop add-in v10.8.0.1 , released in March of 2020 ( Note: this is the previous release and not the latest release from December ). Minor user action is required prior to January 13, 2021 to ensure continued operation . Please see links below. Public link MGIS Partners link #positions #trimble_positions #esri #arcgis #arcma
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Tip #133: TBC eLearning

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Good morning TBC’ers! Are you new to TBC or need some help with an unfamiliar workflow? Well look no further! Today I will showcase TBC’s eLearning learning plans and courses that cover a wide range of topics from GNSS and baseline processing to surface modeling. TBC’s eLearning platform is a centralized resource that includes interactive video tutorials, short quizzes, and links to additional resources such as past power hours and tips of the week that are grouped together by topic. TBC’s eLearning platform currently has 13 courses, with more in progress. Users will earn badges and certificates when they complete courses . To access ...
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New Releases of Trimble Positions Desktop add-in and the TerraFlex Desktop add-in We are pleased to confirm availability of new versions of both the licensed Trimble Positions Desktop add-in and the free TerraFlex Desktop add-in, both for ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap). These versions add support for the local coordinate system workflows in TerraFlex v5.0. Although the new versions were initially made available December 3 (US), there were a few issues identified over the past 2 weeks and the downloads were last updated December 18 (US). More information is available in the release notes linked-to below. Trimble Positions Desktop add-in v10.8.1.1 Release Notes ...
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Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever been working with a very dense point cloud - collected from an MX9 scanner for instance - and wished there was a way to speed up the generation of a surface? Or have you ever wanted to eliminate points from tires on a road prior to creating a surface? Well, today I will be showing you the Sample Point Cloud Region command. The Sample Point Cloud Region command performs either random or spatial sampling on an entire point cloud region or a selection of scan points in your project to create a new sampled region for creating surfaces, exporting data, and so on. The Sample Point Cloud Region command allows us to ...
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Coordinate systems are a key part of GIS data collection. Are you interested to learn more about this complex subject and how failure to align newly collected data with existing GIS data can cause significant feature offsets? Check out our webinar to find out how Trimble TerraFlex software has simplified coordinate system selection and configuration. In this webinar you will learn: Why coordinate systems are important A quick coordinate systems 101 Common coordinate system challenges How Trimble is solving these challenges in TerraFlex Watch the on demand recording here . Presenters: Gareth Gibson, Marketing Director, ...
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Good afternoon TBC’ers! If you are using a laptop computer with both an integrated (on-board) graphics card (for example, Intel®) and a discrete graphics card (for example, NVIDIA®) enabled, have you ever noticed TBC freezing when you are working with points clouds? Well, to avoid this problem, you must select to disable the integrated graphics card and use only the discrete graphics card when working with scan registration . To disable the integrated graphics card within your computer follow these steps: 1. Open your Windows Control Panel , select BitLocker Drive Encryption (you can use the search bar and search BitLocker ...
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Trimble Connect Sync - Mac 2.56.2.0 Dec 11, 2020 Trimble Connect Sync Mac | 2.56.2.0 Improvements Sync processing logic has been optimized Bug Fixes Resolved app crash issue while trying to change server path. #Trimble_Connect_Sync #3D_Viewer #Release_Notes #Pro
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Welcome to the New Community! We'd be interested to hear your feedback on the site, you can let us know how we're doing by placing feedback in the discussion forum (see link below) . To get started please see the steps below: Getting Started To start using the new community - you will need to sign in to your Trimble Account. Please use this link to and then click the Join/Login button (the page will open in a new tab) Sign in to your Trimble Account. After you have logged in to your account, return to this page. Refresh this page. You should see the Join Community button above the navigation tabs. Click the ...
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Welcome to the New Community! We'd be interested to hear your feedback on the site, you can let us know how we're doing by placing feedback in the discussion forum (see link below) . To get started please see the steps below: Getting Started To start using the new community - you will need to sign in to your Trimble Account. Please use this link to and then click the Join/Login button (the page will open in a new tab) Sign in to your Trimble Account. After you have logged in to your account, return to this page. Refresh this page. You should see the Join Community button above the navigation tabs. Click the ...
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Trimble Connect Sync - Windows 2.56.2.0 Dec 7, 2020 Trimble Connect Sync Windows | v2.56.2.0 Improvements Sync processing logic has been optimized with hybrid approach. Bug Fixes Local Transfer failed to sync completely when a subfolder was deleted in the Browser app. The same is addressed now. Local Transfer wasn’t considering user preferences. Deleted files/folders on server were getting re-uploaded from local Combination operations were failing for local transfer sync. For example, if a file is renamed , then moved in server and then the file is modified in local, then local transfer sync would fail. This is fixed now. ...
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Knowledge Center Import or Export ToDos & BCFs Import ToDos Updated Import from BCF Zip Files Updated You can import BCF Zip files by simply uploading the file to your Connect project. After you have uploaded the file, it will be converted into a ToDo and be visible in the ToDos page. Trimble Connect supports the BCF 2.0 format for import. To import: Open a project in Trimble Connect for Browser . Go to the Explorer page Drag and drop the BCF zip file into the root folder or any folder you like After the upload and processing is complete, the BCF file will be converted to a ToDo. Import from Excel ...
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Knowledge Center Import or Export Users & Groups Import Users & Groups Supported Functions for Import from Excel The following operations are supported from the import function: Inviting users to a project Updating user roles Adding users to Groups Creating new Groups Setting up the spreadsheet To use the import function, your spreadsheet must contain the following columns with the exact spelling listed: User email User group(s) Role Supported variables are User or Admin You can also: Download the Excel template Inviting Users to a Project Set up the spreadsheet ...
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User Guide Trimble Connect Account Admin Dashboard Now available in web format—filled with the latest features, tips and how-to's! Visit the site #Trimble_Connect #user_guide #Trimble_Connect
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Trimble Connect for Revit

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User Guide Trimble Connect Revit Add-In Now available in web format—filled with the latest features, tips and how-to's! Visit the site #Trimble_Connect #user_guide #Import #3D #Files_and
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User Guide Trimble Connect for Browser's 2D Viewer Now available in web format—filled with the latest features, tips and how-to's! Visit the site #Trimble_Connect #user_guide #Trimble_Connect_Browser #2
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User Guide Trimble Connect for Browser's 3D Viewer Now available in web format—filled with the latest features, tips and how-to's! Visit the site #Trimble_Connect #user_guide #Trimble_Connect_Browser #3
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