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TMC v4.4.9.17 includes the capability to have a single grid model be updated by multiple vessels on a network. The basic requirements are: Nominate one instance of TMC running on a network as the 'Server'. This can be a working vessel or just an office installation. Setup a Grid model in the TMC project on the Server PC and configure the Logging settings to enable Grid Model Server with an IP address of 127.0.0.1 (Local) Use Windows sharing to share the TMC project folder with everyone on the network. Enable Grid model Server in the Logging settings of all the other TMC instances (vessels) on the network and point them to the server IP (the IP address ...
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Hey TBC’ers! Welcome to another trip. Today we will focus on the User Profile Manager accessible via the Support Tab . User Profile Manager in TBC that provides a single location to backup and store files on the Trimble cloud using your free Trimble Identity (TID) login. The user profile capabilities makes it much easier to back up and restore user option settings, customized ribbon layouts and project templets. As visible from the screen shot above, the user is able to set User Options, Ribbon and Project templates. In order to proceed with the backup, you must first log-into your TrimbleID. On the top right of the User Profile Manager, you can see ...
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In this recent webinar the Trimble Access and Trimble Business Centre product team went through how to leverage Trimble Geospatial software to turn a road corridor design into a constructible model. First using an existing alignment to design a corridor in Trimble Business Center (TBC) software and then, uploading it to Trimble Connect to import into the Trimble® Access™ Roads module. Different types of road corridor creation methods—such as a surface and alignment or strings and an alignment—were shown in TBC and then leveraged into different road design data for Trimble Access. Fig 1: Creating an alignment The team demonstrated: ...
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You can now add, edit, and delete a receiver model device (SPS855, SPS985, SPS852, SPS851, SPS850, SPS986, SPS585, R750) to the account, and configure it as a base in the field to send corrections via IBSS Add: You can add the device via the regular 'Add Account Device' workflow (My Accounts > select account > Devices > Add) - browse for RECEIVERS section or search by typing SPS. Edit/ delete device: You can edit/ delete an existing receiver device (Devices > select device > edit/ delete from summary panel) .
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Hey TBC’ers! Following the trend set forth by the Tip #190 , we would like to bring forth to your attention even more support materials and training guides. Besides external material(s), Trimble's TBC contains a variety of embedded support functionalities. Integrated 'Help' feature within the support tab allows TBC users to search and access a variety of topics right from within Trimble Business Center and thus ensuring smooth workflows. ​1) Open the 'Help' menu from the 'Support' tab | Alternatively, simply press F1 as keyboard shortcut to access the help menu! ​ 2) Help Menu The Help menu is designed in a way such that the user can initiate ...
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Hey TBC’ers! Are you a visual &/or auditory learner ? Trimble's TBC team strives to create support material and training guides to best accommodate a variety of different learning styles learning styles. Visual learners prefer seeing and observing. They seem to understand information better when it's presented in a visual way. Therefore, visual learners naturally do well with pictures, diagrams, and videos. Meanwhile if you are an auditory learner, you learn by hearing and listening . You understand and remember things you have heard. You store information by the way it sounds, and you have an easier time understanding spoken instructions than written ...
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You can now View, Download, & Upload ‘Machine Data’ for GCS/Earthworks machines to manage your machines from the office. View Machine Data: You can view the Machine Data for any GCS/Earthworks machine from the Account Device page (My Accounts > Select account > Account Devices > select GCS/Earthworks machine > click View Machine Data folder icon). Download Machine Data: You can download the GCS/Earthworks machine data to your desktop by selecting the file/any files and clicking the ‘Download’ button. Upload Machine Data: You can upload the machine data to any GCS/Earthworks machines from WorksManager by clicking the ...
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Hey TBC’ers! Software updates and continuous improvements are vital in prolonging the use and lifecycle of Trimble's software solutions. Periodic releases are also essential in preventing security issues while improving program compatibility with respect to it's features. Ensure that your TBC is up-to-date and running the latest desired product version. 1. Open TBC’s Support Tab. 2. Under the license ribbon, navigate to ' Check for Updates '. 3. Scroll through the available updates, select the desired option(s), read the software description and hit ' Install Updates ' You’re all set! Maximize your TBC experience and ensure smooth ...
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The Trimble Connect team has performed a security upgrade and as a result of this update, some of the functionalities associated with our ‘share file/model’ functionalities have been impacted. Links to directly download previously-shared files will be invalidated; users can download the files from the Viewer or the project member can re-share to create a new valid link. Please find below the detailed impacts of the change on each of the ‘share modes.’ Impacts of the change Share Mode Access Setting Email options After change Instructions on Next steps Specific members of the project ...
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Hey TBC’ers! Do you prefer being able to customize your workflow entries and interaction with software based products? Did you know that TBC has the option to Define Command Shortcuts while assigning them to keyboard functions of your preference? 1. Open TBC’s Support Tab. 2. Select Define Command Shortcuts from the Ribbon . 3. Browse through the Command menu and select the feature of your liking 4. Assign the selected feature to your shortcut of preference. You’re all set! Enjoy your TBC workflows moving forward with keyboard function customization that best suits your needs and preferences. To ...
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There will be an outage for our licensing system on July 30th 2022(Saturday) , 02:30 am to 04:30 am UTC . The downtime will be used to upgrade our licensing infrastructure. New purchases or license changes in this duration will not be possible. Regards Trimble Connect Team
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Hey TBC’ers! Just a few more hours until the long weekend! In my most recent tip, I went over the new Scan Inspection command in TBC v5.70 . Included in the Scan Inspection command, there are two tabs: Create and Report . The last tip covered how to perform a scan inspection in the Create tab in the command pane. This week’s tip will go over how to run a Scan Inspection Report using the Report tab in the command pane. You can run an MS Word-based 3D Inspection Report for any 3D inspection saved in your project. Follow the steps below to learn how to run a Scan Inspection Report . In the Scan Inspection command ...
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Hey TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to perform a scan inspection to display positioning deviations between either of the following pairings: a 3D object (e.g., a surface, mesh, TRB, or IFC model) and a point cloud region or two point cloud regions? The Scan Inspection command creates a differential color map (“heat map”) that graphically displays the deviations between the two selected objects in a variety of formats! This great, new feature was introduced in Trimble Business Center v5.70 . Follow the steps below to learn how to perform a scan inspection . Select Scan Inspection in Point Clouds > Deliverables to display ...
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There are marine HEX installation cases when the EC520 body calibration cannot be completed because: the barge is unstable the machine cannot rotate the full 360° required. To overcome this it is possible to circumvent the body calibration routine in the EC520 Tech UI resulting in the calibration values for pitch and roll being set to zeros. If the calibration values can be derived by measurement they can later be applied to the EC520 driver in TMC. Use the following process to obtain a 'patch file' which is specific to a machine configuration, EC520 firmware version and EC520 Serial number. NOTE: This may take some time to process so its advisable ...
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Happy Friday, TBC’ers! For our aerial photogrammetry users, have you ever had trouble determining the coordinate system of a UAS dataset ? UASMaster , a software application that is automatically installed when you install TBC, makes it easy to determine the coordinate system from a single photo in a UAS dataset ! The software uses an image EXIF header to get the coordinate system information . Follow the steps below to learn how to determine the coordinate system from an aerial survey photo . After opening UASMaster , click on the UAS (Area Mapping) icon under New Project . The Basics and UAS Project Editor ...
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Happy Friday, TBC’ers! Looking for additional help with coordinate systems in TBC ? Well, we’ve got you covered! Trimble’s Coordinate System Manager has its very own Help system to guide you through any questions you may have. In this week’s tip, we’ll go over some key things to note when using the Coordinate System Manager Help . You can open the Coordinate System Manager utility by clicking on the globe icon in the Quick Access Toolbar . You can open the Coordinate System Manager Help by clicking on the question mark icon. From the Coordinate System Manager Help Homepage , you can click on the hyperlinks ...
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Hey TBC’ers! Before using imported GNSS data in a project, you can verify the raw data and correct field errors in the Receiver Raw Data Check In dialog, which displays during import. For example, on the Antenna tab, you can verify that the antenna data is correct to ensure the highest accuracy for your baselines and make edits as necessary. This week’s tip shows you how to set the value of several cells (e.g., antenna height) to the same value in the Receiver Raw Data Check In dialog. Follow the steps below to learn how to set the value of several cells to the same value . Make sure that one of the cells is set to the value ...
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Hey TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to view the panoramic images of the Station closest to a point picked on a mobile mapping run ? The Go to Run Position command enables you to view the panoramic images of a camera from the station position closest to the point picked on a run. Follow the steps below to learn how to view the images of the Station closest to the point picked on a run . In the Project Explorer , select a run (or a set of runs). Select Toggle Active Trajectory in the context menu (or in the View section of the Mobile Mapping tab in the TBC ribbon). The Plan View then shows the trajectory(ies) ...
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Tip #181 - Copying Spreadsheets from TBC Hey TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to copy your TBC spreadsheet data to a text editor (e.g., Microsoft ® Notepad) or a spreadsheet (Microsoft ® Excel or Google Sheets) for further editing? Well, you’re in luck because TBC has two ways of doing that to make data transfer easy! Follow the steps below to learn how to copy and paste your TBC spreadsheet data . Navigate to the Data section of the Home tab in the TBC ribbon. You can find the six types of spreadsheets TBC has to offer ( Points , Occupation , Optical , Photo Point , Vector , and Feature ). Here, we will ...
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You can now View & Download ‘Field Control Points’ measured in the field with any data collector from Worksmanager. View field control points: You can view the field control points for any data collector by selecting ‘Field Control Points’ from the drop down list on the ‘Field Data’ page (Project Devices -> Select data collector device -> Field Data - View -> Field Control Points). Download field control points: You can download the field control points to your desktop by selecting the file and clicking the ‘Download’ button. #trimbleworksmanager #fielddata
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