• 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
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  • Custom Ribbon Layout For v5.1.bin

    In response to popular request, I have updated the TBC Menu Ribbons for contractors and enclose it here. The new Menu Ribbon includes Updated Quick Access toolbar Side Toolbars Keyboard Shortcuts for more commands ...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp
  • TBC 5.1v Locks-Up during export function

    TBC 5.1v Locks-Up during export. After the export dialog opens, the software freezes up causing me to use the task manager to close the program. Has any one else ran into this issue? If so, please let me know if the...
    Brian Van Pelt
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  • APAC Region - Power User Group (PUG) Training for TBC Users

    11/18/19 2:00 PM
    Save The Date! Asia Pacific Regional Power User Group (PUG) Training Trimble Business Center - Construction November 19th - 21st 2019     When / Where Is The Event? Trimble is pleased to announce a...
    Alan Sharp
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    APAC Region - Power User Group (PUG) Training for TBC Users
  • Start TBC with different "options"-file

    Normaly I work in my office, so I have access to my network and server. Then TBC uses the files from the mapped drive. But sometimes I don't have access to the network, so TBC can't find the network-drive an I get som...
    Titus Emanuel
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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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  • TBC v5.0 - Handles blocks a lot better

    I just wanted to verify that TBC v5.0 seems to be handling blocks a lot better. I used to battle blocks because I would get a lot of blocks that had nested entities on the 0 layer, so when you exploded blocks you woul...
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • Feature Enhancement - Dynaview Snaps in plan set mode

    Is there a way to snap to end points of dynaviews? If not feature_enhancement please. This would help with drafting and cleaning up plan sets.   
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • 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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  • File Location Path

    Is there a way to add a file path location to your title block?  If so, does it update if anything gets moved?   Thank you.   Ben
    Ben Brookman
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  • Possible solution for installation/update TBC 5.10

    There is the possibility that some issues and errors show up when installing the update to TBC 5.10. We had customers that couldn't export svd and svl anymore, it kept showing errors. I read some other issues on the ...
    Rick Gillesen
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  • Is there a way to explode solids?

    I ran into an issue yesterday where one of my layout foreman was missing striping data. It was because the arrows were solids from Civil3D. In TBC there is no way of exploding these. What is the best way of handling s...
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • Modeling from DWG Files

    I got this email this am from a Dealer in Europe and I thought it was worth sharing as it is pretty typical of what we are seeing from AutoCAD / Civil 3D and even Bentley these days   Dealer E=mail I have a prett...
    Alan Sharp
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  • 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
  • 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
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  • Trimble Business Center v5.10 Releases Today

    Trimble Business Center v5.10 Releases Today (May 31 2019)     The Trimble Business Center Version 5.10 releases to users today (May 31st 2019). The installation package will be available to all users by th...
    Alan Sharp
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  • Can you lengthen a Line to given Elevation?

    Is there good way in TBC to Lengthen/shorten (Extend/Trim) Line to given Elevation? What I mean, I've got ex Line Start (E=100, N=100, Elev=10), End (E=300, N=300, Elev=20), I'd like to extend this line till end...
    Radek Myszak
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  • Point Cloud Export Error

    I am encountering an error upon trying to export a point cloud to LAS or RCP format.  Has anyone encountered this?  
    Matt Bergstrom
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  • Can you lengthen a Line by a given Distance?

    Is there a good way to lengthen a line in Trimble Business Center?. My current workflow to add Feet to a line is to draw a circle at the end of the line with a 5' radius, Use Extend Command, Delete Circle. This p...
    David Martin
    last modified by David Martin
  • Working With The Forum

    All of the TBC Users out there that are using the forum as a reference, I am going to ask you to help me in my quest to give you better support and help on the product by using the forum to a greater degree going forw...
    Alan Sharp
    last modified by Alan Sharp