• How can I export my CF Map into Google Earth?

    I have a guy here at the office who is trying to export his CF Map into Google Earth but every time he includes the CF Map TBC throws an error and will not execute. I tried doing the same thing on my computer sta...
    Eric Salgado
    created by Eric Salgado
  • Import Surface Data from Google Earth Pro

    I'm working up a budget price for a client to build a pond and he doesn't want to pay for a topo at this point.  The best data I can find online are USGS maps with 10' contour intervals.  When I was in schoo...
    Ben Wall
    created by Ben Wall
  • Turn off Site Improvement Calculation

    What is the suggested method to stop/toggle the "Finished design/Apply Site Improvements" calculation from occurring with every change made to a surface member. I have come up with a way but I was hoping an easier/qui...
    Richard Tyndall
    last modified by Richard Tyndall
  • Save The Date - Trimble Business Center - Power User Group - Europe

    2/10/20 11:00 PM
    This is provisional information at this stage, however due to "Popular Demand" and repeated requests from our Geospatial and Construction Distribution Partners, we are in the early stages of planning a series of two P...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
    Save The Date - Trimble Business Center - Power User Group - Europe
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  • Save the Date - Trimble Business Center - Power User Group - Europe

    2/4/20 12:00 AM
      This is provisional information at this stage, however due to "Popular Demand" and repeated requests from our Geospatial and Construction Distribution Partners, we are in the early stages of planning a series ...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
    Save the Date - Trimble Business Center - Power User Group - Europe
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  • APAC Region - Power User Group (PUG) Training for TBC Users

    11/17/19 5:00 PM
    Save The Date! Asia Pacific Regional Power User Group (PUG) Training Trimble Business Center - Construction November 18th - 20th 2019     When / Where Is The Event? Trimble is pleased to announce a...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
    APAC Region - Power User Group (PUG) Training for TBC Users
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  • PUG 3.0 2019 - Save The Date

    10/22/19 7:00 AM
    Attention all TBC Power Users     PUG 3.0 Dates and Venue The dates for the next TBC Power User Conference have been set for October 22 - 24 2019. The venue is the same as the previous events - the ALOFT...
    Alan Sharp
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  • Progressive Error in BC while Joining Lines

    I've had this issue for some time (since before 4.0) and it has never gone away.  I'm not sure if it is a problem between BC and my system or if this problem shows up with other users.  I'm forced ...
    Ben Wall
    last modified by Ben Wall
  • Power User Group 2.0 Training Materials

      After another successful PUG Power Users Group Conference in April, I am pleased to provide those of you that could not make it to Colorado with the Training Exercises that we went through at the event. I will...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Takeoff Question From Our Dealer in Scotland

    I got this question the other day from our dealer in Scotland - I thought that it was worth sharing the Question and Answer for all you Takeoff People out there   Here is the Question Originally I thought the q...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Mass Earthwork Takeoff by Material Strata Based on Boring Logs

    I'm working on a takeoff where the owner has provided several boring logs with different materials; namely clay, sandy clay, rock and silty sand.  I have all the logs entered and defined which material is usable ...
    Ben Wall
    last modified by Ben Wall
  • COMO INVERTIR TRIANGULACION PARTIENDO DE UN 3D FACE IMPORTADO AL TBC

    Tengo un problema como puedo invertir la triangulacion en el TBC, si esta triangulacion la importe de un dibujo de autocad (3d face) al  TBC y posteriormente genere la superficie pero no consigo intercambiar tri...
  • Feature Request - Multiple Finished Grade Surfaces

    Sometimes I am working on a project that requires multiple FG/SG surfaces. For instance, if there are multiple phases to the project (So Phase 1 elevations will differ from Phase 2 elevations). Currently, I have to us...
    Elaine Cairns
    last modified by Elaine Cairns
  • Custom Reports - Earthwork - Repeating Surfaces

    I am trying to create a summary sheet for a custom report but the surfaces keep repeating based on the number of bounds I have selected. Is there a way to stop this from happening?    I think it is because ...
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • Custom Report - Take Report- No holding Report layout file location

    There is a bug with the Edit Custom Report pertaining to the Takeoff Report. If you create a new takeoff report and assign a report layout file it will save correctly but if you go back in and to the edit custom repor...
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • TBC- identify areas of OG surface by slope range

    I'm performing a takeoff for a job that requires regrading the existing slopes of a canal if they are steeper than 2H:1V. The canal is a little over a mile long and I'm hoping there is an easier way to check the slope...
    Landon Mattson
    last modified by Landon Mattson
  • Why are my Earthwork Reports showing "0" volumes?

    I'm trying to run an earthwork report between two surfaces using a boundary. It takes about 15 minutes to compute, then when the report is done generating it shows Cut=0.0, Fill=0.5 Yds. The closed boundary covers 39 ...
    Brandon Tobias
    last modified by Brandon Tobias
  • Data Prep and Takeoff Questions

    I got this email from a user in UK today and I thought that it raised some good points and some good "learning" opportunities. There was one defect, a few things hat can already be done and a couple of great little en...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Trimble Library - Videos That Help You Learn

    One thing that I am finding when visiting customers around the US is that they have not heard of the Trimble Library. This is an awesome training and learning resource where we post a large number of training videos c...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Preliminary Road Design for Budget Numbers

    Preliminary Road Design and Takeoff   I recently had a call from a client that has been asked by a developer to provide preliminary dirt numbers. The number they are interested in is the Cut/Fill and price to p...
    Mike Tartaglia
    last modified by Mike Tartaglia