• The Best $30 You Will Ever Spend

    Get Yourself a Logitech G600 Gaming Mouse! Best $30 you will ever spend - Where have you been all my life .... Thank you Wayne Welshans - You just made TBC v5 at least 20% more productive. If you don't have one of t...
    Alan Sharp
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  • "Dynaview Collection" along an alignment?

    95% of my current workload is corridor projects. It would be nice to expeditiously create a Dynaview Collection along an alignment to generate clean plan sets. I have googled around to no avail and any help would be g...
    Andy Deveney
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  • Shrink and Swell

    How do you force the earthwork report to calc a simple 125% on Cut - & 130% on Fill?
    Bryan Sarmiento
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  • Takeoff Report - Site Improvement Excel Modify

    Are we able to modify reporting of site improvements?  Is there a way to make all items Categorized as "Original" report on one tab and "Design" on another in excel?   Currently reporting only some items on ...
    Bryan Sarmiento
    created by Bryan Sarmiento
  • Coordinate Systems Use

    In this Blog I will capture questions and answers asked about Coordinate Systems in TBC. I hope that you find the information useful. By Coordinate Systems I am referring to functions including   Site Calibratio...
    Alan Sharp
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  • TBC Power Hours for Construction

    I will be posting Links and Content Download for all the TBC Power Hours for Construction on this Blog going forwards. The Power Hour concept was initiated by the Geospatial Team a couple of years ago and has been hug...
    Alan Sharp
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  • CADXS - US Foot.vct

    Power Hour - December 2019 - Cross Section Takeoff Workflows - Example Project Template   Here is the Default Template that I use for doing CAD or PDF Cross Section Conversion Work. I find that using this makes ...
    Alan Sharp
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  • Computer spec

    Hi!   This is not a TBC question but almost .    I am about to buy a new stationary computer to one of the guys in the office and we have always been working on laptops so i wonder what kind of spec t...
    Fredrik Bergstrom
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  • Any way to create flow arrows?

    Wondering if there is any way to create little flow arrows to indicate drainage or flow channels along with my slope text? Or maybe they are already made in TBC and I can't find them.I have attached a screenshot of wh...
    Dane Myran
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  • Is there a way to print with the map view as an underlay?

    Typically I will bring in an image from Google Maps to overlay linework or control points on but that seems redundant with the capability of turning on Map view in TBC. The snag I ran into this morning is that it does...
    Patrick L'heureux
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  • Is it possible to create a vertical curve using points?

    Is it possible to create a vertical curve using topo shots along the baseline of an existing road?    Ideally I would use these curves in the VAL tab after creating them, since I don't believe it is possibl...
    David Bonds
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  • Dimension Cutting Plane View

    Does anyone have an idea on how I can dimension a "Cutting Plane View" from a scan of a traffic signal? The client needs sizes and lengths of all objects for structural analysis. Intended output would be a pdf of the ...
    Thomas Tomsu
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  • Feature Request - Add the shift tip to the standardize function command

    Would it be possible to add a line of text showing users that the shift command is available in the standardize function. I greatly appreciate the addition of the function (as this is something I personally asked for)...
    Patrick L'heureux
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  • How To Set Datum On A Cross Section

    I'm trying to plot some cross sections and having trouble making the elevation axis look correct.  I would like to be able to stop the axis and labels at the top of the kink row but it goes all the way to the bot...
    Fred Lusted
    created by Fred Lusted
  • Buying a New PC to run TBC v5

    This is a common question - I am buying a new PC to run Trimble Business Center / Business Center - HCE, what Spec of machine should I purchase and where will I get the biggest bang for my Buck, Euro, Pound etc. The f...
    Alan Sharp
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  • Issue - Exporting corridor template as xml

    I tried exporting a corridor template this morning and received the error message below. The full error message is attached.     
    Patrick L'heureux
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  • Feature Request - Set a Prefix for spj file import

    I import a lot of field data and think BC has a pretty good work flow for doing so. One complaint I have is that when I import these SPJ files with surfaces, they get scattered across my BC surfaces that I have m...
    Patrick L'heureux
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  • PDF cross sections

    I'v been trying to learn / understand / use new new importing of pdf cross section sheets.       1.   In all of my plans the PDF's don't have any actual text for the stations and elevati...
    ron fucinaro
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  • 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
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  • Save the Date - Trimble Business Center - Power User Group - Europe

    2/11/20 12:00 AM
      Due to "Popular Demand" and repeated requests from our Geospatial and Construction Distribution Partners, we have finalized the venue and dates for the first Trimble Business Center - Power Users Group me...
    Alan Sharp
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    Save the Date - Trimble Business Center - Power User Group - Europe