• Trimble Access Roading and TBC

    I am getting more and more questions relating to Trimble Access, and Roading especially so I am starting this Blog to try and capture the issues and responses and other useful tools to assist all you Contractors using...
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  • TBC Drafting Webinar Materials

    After the Drafting Webinar this week, I decided to capture the webinar as a series of shorter training videos and to provide you with a set of downloadable items that give you the building blocks to create your own Pr...
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  • TBC v5 Released

    With the release today of TBC v5 I am posting some information that may assist all those contractors out there move to the new version.   The enclosed Menu Ribbon Files may be useful to you these include the Sid...
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  • Site Modeling Tips and Tricks

    Today's Tip started out as a question from George Henry Schneider.   He was asking about how to model scenarios where e.g. a Layer or more of the subgrade Site Improvement beneath e.g. a Parking Area extends a d...
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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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  • Creating Points From Imported Solid Objects

    If you import iModels from Bentley and create "Component Mesh" objects, or import IFC data and create "BIM Objects" in TBC, and you need to create Points from e.g. the Corners of the solid objects, you can do this usi...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Happy Christmas and New Year To All TBCers

      For all of you that have become daily readers / posters on the TBC for Construction Forum, I would like to thank you for your enthusiasm and motivation about the product and for learning / absorbing through th...
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  • TBC v5.0 Issues

    If you are having issues with TBC v5.0 please de-install TBC v5 and run the Clean up utility before reinstalling TBC v5.0. While I had never really used the Cleanup tool prior to the v5.0 release, the Geospatial Team ...
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  • TBC TMLs Forum

    If you haven't already checked this out, you should - you can get a number of "free" macro tools to use with TBC v5   The Macro Forum can be found at this link   Click Here   The following Macro's ar...
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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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  • Enhancement Requests

    f you are logging a request for an improvement - please use #enhancement request in the Tags in your question / post. That way it shows up in a list for product management and I dont have to tag your requests for you ...
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  • Dimensions 2018 Follow Up

    A number of you asked me for a copy of my DImensions Presentations on Basic and Advanced Corridor Modeling, 2D Takeoff and Creating Project Deliverables. I enclose the presentations here for you all to download. It wa...
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  • Trimble Business Center Version 5.0

    As you may have heard, we announced Trimble Business Center v5.0 jointly with the Geospatial Division at the Intergeo Trade Show in Germany last week. We have shared a lot of pre-release information with the SITECH de...
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  • Alignment Spiral Types and Our Support At Trimble

    We are getting the occasional question about our support of Spiral Types other than the traditional Clothoid Spiral that is used in Road Construction. There are many types of Spiral out there that get used in differen...
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  • Happy Thanksgiving TBCers

    Hey everyone - I just wanted to wish all those US based users a Happy Turkey Day - Being British we ate our Turkey on Monday Night - but I know you guys cant wait for tomorrow - if you are playing in a Turkey Bowl tom...
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  • New Messaging For CEC Software

    For those of you you that were at the DImensions 2018 conference, you will have seen and likely used Trimble Business Center v5 (see previous post) as well as had the opportunity to meet the teams and take a look at t...
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