• How can I transfer a Trimble Access "ground coordinate" based calibration to Siteworks and GCS900?

    I have a project where the local DOT has asked that we utilize a single "shared" base station. I have set up our SPS855 base station using a known point coordinate that they had given me, as well as using their extern...
    Brandon Tobias
    created by Brandon Tobias
  • Alignment Geometry Report

    Is there a way to run multiple or all Alignment Geometry Reports at one time? There's usually several alignments in most projects, recently I had a project with 53 alignments.
    Eric Schmeusser
    last modified by Eric Schmeusser
  • How to add textures to corridors?

    I was wondering if there was a quick way to add textures to your corridor surfaces?  I am sure you need to use the MSI but I am not real comfortable with it.  And on that note is there a place to go get good...
    Ben Ryschon
    last modified by Ben Ryschon
  • TEMPLATE COPY AND PASTE PROBLEM

    This is something I have been running into a lot of lately.  If you try to copy selected rows from a table to paste into another table for a template command the it doesn't come across clean or correct even thoug...
    Ben Ryschon
    last modified by Ben Ryschon
  • Feature Coding for Control Codes in Access and Processing Feature Codes in TBC

    I had a question from a user this morning about how the Feature Coding in Access is used with the Process Feature Codes in TBC and how to solve a couple of issues relating to    Using 2 Point Blocks Using ...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • TBC Power Hour for Construction - TBC TML Macros

    1/14/20 8:00 AM
    The next TBC Power Hour in January 2020 will take a deep dive into the TML Macro Capabilities of Trimble Business Center. The session will cover the following points   What is a TML Macro? Why did Trimble add M...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
    TBC Power Hour for Construction - TBC TML Macros
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  • Elevation from at a station from a vertical profile on an alignment

    I am making the switch from Leica/Carlson to TBC Trimble. I am used to finding an elevation for a station referencing a vertical profile by going into an alignment editor page and typing in the station. The elevation ...
    Patrick Vradenburg
    last modified by Patrick Vradenburg
  • What is the best way to take Linestrings and Points from TBC into Trimble Access? (I have used DXF and CSV for years, but wanted to know if there is a better option?). Thanks

    What is the best way to take Linestrings and Points from TBC into Trimble Access? (I have used DXF and CSV for years, but wanted to know if there is a better option?). Thanks
    Nick Murphy
    last modified by Nick Murphy
  • Custom rdlc Reports

    I have created several rdlc reports for Business Center from taking the stock BC report, such as the earthwork report, and manipulating these to more fit our needs and layout. It seems to work well but my issue is tha...
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • Generate XYZ from linestring/surface intersection

    Is there a workaround to generate a point (XYZ) where a linestring intersects a given surface model?   I can get it from the profile viewer, or use the "Create Surface Intersection" which kinda does it.   ...
    Lasse Hanberg
    last modified by Lasse Hanberg
  • Trimble Business Center v5.1 Release Overview.pptx

    The enclosed Presentation (covered in the videos posted earlier today) is the source presentation for the TBC v5.1 Release Webinar this morning.
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Advanced Corridor Modeling

    As I spend more time with Dealers and Customers, I have found that there are many things in Corridor Modeling that are either unknown or mis-understood. Over the next few weeks  am going to post some blog entries...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Earthworks Takeoff

    There are always a lot of questions about how to do Takeoffs most effectively in TBC. In this Blog I will try to capture some of the key Takeoff Workflows for you. Please ask Takeoff Questions here and I will try to a...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Exporting SHP/KML files with Polygons

    Hello,   I'd like to export multiple polygons from TBC, in SHP or KML format, to be used in MS Excel / 3D Maps.   When I create my regions in Terramodel (closed PLINE) and export to KML, I can read that fi...
    Marian Plucinski
    created by Marian Plucinski
  • PDF Cross Sections to Takeoff Workflow

    In TBC v5.1 and earlier, the way to handle PDF Cross Sections was to use the Digitize Cross Sections workflow. This entails a time consuming process of scaling each section manually and then digitizing the surfaces fr...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Where can I enter a fill factor or compaction factor?

    Coming from AGTEK and there is normally a fill factor associated with building pads, roads, etc.  Where can I account for this in TBC?
    Brian Sarvis
    last modified by Brian Sarvis
  • US Feet Elevation.zip

    This zip file contains a number of color map files for US Feet Elevation Maps in TBC
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • Converting multiple linestrings to alignments

    Hi Is it possible to convert multiple linestrings into alignments in one go? Or do you need a macro to do sort of a batch process.
    Lasse Hanberg
    last modified by Lasse Hanberg
  • 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
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • "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
    last modified by Andy Deveney