• 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • My New Contact Details

    As many of you may be aware, I am leaving Trimble at the end of next week to join Rockpile Solutions. Rockpile Solutions is being hired as an Authorized Trimble Consultant to provide various services including   ...
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  • 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...
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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...
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  • 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...
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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...
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  • TBC Version, Build Numbers and Warranty Dates

    This Blog Post captures the TBC Version Numbers, Date of Release, Warranty Date and Build Number information as a reference resource.   Trimble Business Center   TBC Version Release Date Warranty Date Build...
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  • 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...
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  • Troubleshooting TBC Installation Problems

    Installation and Operational Problems with TBC The following list are things that you can always try to resolve problems with TBC Installation or Operation. Below that you will find some typical support cases that ha...
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  • Drafting Tools in TBC v5.0

    In this Blog I will start to capture "How Tos" for Drafting in TBC.   Point Labeling is a common request in TBC. There are two ways to Label Points in TBC. The first is a "Quick and Dirty" method, and is not desi...
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  • Working with GCS900 and Earthworks Systems

    I get a lot of Questions around creating and managing data for the GCS900, Earthworks and Siteworks / SCS900 systems. So much so that I feel that the creation of a Blog Post (that is easy to locate) that captures all ...
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  • Working With SCS900 and Siteworks

    In line with some of the other Blog Posts - I decided that I would start to capture commonly requested information about working with SCS900 and Siteworks products and TBC combined. In this Blog I will post informatio...
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  • CAD Editing Tips and Tricks

    As you dig deeper and deeper into TBC and use it for more and more tasks in your daily workload, you start to ask "how do I do this or that" when the tools that are provided may not do what you specifically want. In t...
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  • Image Management in TBC

    I am often asked for more detail on the use of Digital Globe Satellite Imagery in TBC - here are some FAQs and Responses   Question 1 Is TBC directly connected to the Digital Globe Image Server when you turn on...
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  • Working With AutoCAD and Civil 3D Files

    I see a lot of traffic internally and through the Forum on this subject and have decided that a Blog Post where we can capture all "Working With AutoCAD and Civil 3D questions" in one place as a resource for you all t...
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  • 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...
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  • TBC v5.0+ Useful Resources

    In this Blog I am going to post any useful resources including the following types of information   Custom Menu Ribbons Custom Project Templates Custom Reports Custom Drafting Templates Custom MSI Libraries ...
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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...
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