• TBC Tips

    Here you'll find all TBC Tips linked and accessible for viewing (and re-viewing!): To download a PDF containing all below tips (as of April 1, 2019) click here.   Field Data #4 - Spreadsheets - February 20...
    Joe Blecha
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  • Tip #115: The Job Converter

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever worked with various versions of Trimble Access in the field and struggled with different versions of job files? Well, today I will be showing you a handy shortcut in TBC to qu...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #114: Creating Contour Lines Over a Surface

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever created a surface and wished you were able to easily visualize the topography and elevation differences within it? Well today I will be demonstrating how to create surface con...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #113: Right Clicking in the Command Pane

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Today I will be showing you a handy shortcut to access additional help and guidelines if you are unfamiliar with a certain TBC command. First, we can launch the Command Pane by hitting F1...
    Erin Johnson
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  • What graphics card I need for tbc hce

    Dear Sir or Madam,    I would like to know what graphics card does the work for tbc hce. Is the wx 7100 good enough to run the software smootly.   Best regards,   Steven
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  • Tip #110: Create Surface Intersection Lines

    Good morning TBC’ers! Today I will be demonstrating a new surface command in TBC v5.30: the create surface intersection lines command. The create surface intersection lines command is used to create linestrings ...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #112: The Keep In/ Keep Out Commands

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Today I will be showing you a simple, yet extremely handy tool, to use when working with point cloud data: the Keep In and Keep Out command. The Keep In/ Keep Out commands are great to cl...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #111: Utilizing the Import Pane

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Today I will be demonstrating an alternative way to import GNSS and aerial image data into TBC through the import pane. The import pane allows us to access additional settings that do not...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip # 109 : TBC or TRW ? Which software package best suits your needs ?

    “Trimble Business Center (TBC) or Trimble Realworks (TRW)? Which of these scanning solutions best suits our needs?” -  I'm sure if you work with point cloud applications, you may have wondered this sa...
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  • TBC Tip of the Week #108: Pole Batch Feature Extraction

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to be able to easily extract the poles within your point cloud dataset? Well, today I will be demonstrating the new automatic pole batch extraction workflow in TBC v5...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip of the Week #42 - TBC Point Symbols in AutoCAD

    Did you know you can use the *.SHX file to assure that your point symbols used in TBC translate exactly into AutoCAD?  Thanks to Evelina from TBC’s QA team, here’s how...   Symbols can be a...
    Joe Blecha
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  • Tip #107 : Extract Ground or Classify Regions ?

    With the release of 5.30, you may have noticed that the ‘Extract Ground’ command is no longer in the point cloud ribbon ! You may be wondering if it's gone and if so, did you lose the ability to automatica...
    Sudam Fernando
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  • Tip of the Week #106: Flatten Surface Command

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to flatten vegetation in a surface that you created to generate a clearer view of the ground surface? Well, the new flatten surface command in TBC version 5.30 remove...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #105 : Understanding the different Icons in the project explorer

    The project explorer can be a very powerful tool when using Trimble Business Center, allowing us to see all of the data that is in our project in an organized manner, as well as all of the raw data from the field. How...
    Sudam Fernando
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  • Tip #104: Changing the Display Settings of Image Files

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever imported an image but was not satisfied with its’ display? Wishing you could change some display settings? Well, today I will be showing you how to change the display ...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #103 :Keeping track of your work using the ‘History Log’

    Ever come back after the weekend to your TBC project and have trouble recalling what you already computed and which processes you have performed? I hate to admit it, but I definitely do! Well with today’s tip we...
    Sudam Fernando
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  • Tip of the Week #63 - Point Cloud by Boundary

    Hello and welcome to another TBC Tip of the Week! How do you like TBC v5.0 so far? Let us know!   In this tip we highlight one of the sample TML’s (Trimble Macro Language) available with any license of TBC ...
    Matt McLean
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  • Tip #102 : Understanding coordinate quality symbols

    Welcome to another TBC tip ! Got a pretty short but important one today. Many times we have used TBC, we may have wondered how to distinguish the coordinate quality. The symbols are displayed in the properties of the ...
    Sudam Fernando
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  • Tip # 101 - Understanding the session editor.

    Session editor has been a very handy tool in TBC and allows you to improve the quality of your baselines by either disabling unhealthy satellites, conceal bad satellite data and adjust occupation times. In this tip, y...
    Sudam Fernando
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  • Tip # 100 : Making CAD objects and points using virtual DR

    Many of us may have used Direct Reflex in the field, but did you know that you can use DR straight within TBC as well ? Direct Reflex allows surveyors to take measurements to surfaces and objects without the need for ...
    Sudam Fernando
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