• Tip of the Week #72 - Selection Box in Commands

    Good day and welcome back to another TBC Tip of the Week! Spring is in the air! Or perhaps will be in the air soon for my northern friends, or perhaps fall is in the air for my southern friends!   In large datase...
    Matt McLean
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  • Hi, I am using trimble TBC version 5.0.  i have problem to change coordinate system from coordinate manager always shoe error ( open the coordinate system manager to repair the file) . I try many times but fail to repair. Please give some method to overco

    hi, I am using Trimble business centre version 5.0. I have an error when want to change the coordinate system. always ask for repair. Even I uninstall and install the software still the same error. please check my att...
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  • Tip of the Week #69 - Guided Workflows Directly from TBC Help

    If you’re anything like me, trying out new things is the most time consuming part of the day. TBC has long had guided workflows to ease this process and help accomplish common tasks quickly. In this weeks tip we...
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  • Tip of the Week #29 - Sources of Default Standard Errors

    Network adjustments are all about detecting, managing, and distributing errors throughout your data.  Beginning the adjustment with accurate initial estimates of your total station, leveling, and GNSS errors assi...
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  • Tip of the Week #65 - An Alternative to OPUS in TBC

    Welcome back to another Tip of the Week! Amid the US government shutdown, you may be missing your OPUS post-processing corrections from the NGS. Fortunately for your static GNSS data, Trimble is not shut down and can ...
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  • Tip of the Week #68 - Dock the Properties

    Good morning, afternoon, evening, and goodnight! Welcome back, here we go again! For many of us, monitor real estate is a precious resource that we need to make the best use of to optimize productivity, and more impo...
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  • Tip of the Week #38 - Available License Servers

    Starting in TBC v4.10, the License Manager has a simplified interface to select a network server hosting your TBC license.  Here’s how: If you are using a TBC license from a hosted server, such as one-seat ...
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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...
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  • version 5.0 Point cloud export to .rcp error

    I was trying to export a .rcp file so that it could be inserted to civil 3D and I get the following export failure message. Anyone???
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  • Tip of the Week #64 - View Filter Manager Shortcuts

    Here we go, 2019! Is it just me or do the work days seem to continually have less time in them?   For this week’s TBC Tip of the Week, we highlight some shortcuts in the View Filter Manager which can reduce...
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  • Tip of the Week #66 - Donut Surfaces (Multiple Surface Boundaries)

    Hello and welcome for another—you guessed it!—TBC Tip of the Week! In this weeks segment we delve into the elusive donut surface. This is a surface with areas where a surface isn’t wanted in the fina...
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  • TBC tunnel module, surface and volume calculation

    Hello Is it possible to calculate overbreak/underbreak volume in TBC tunnel module? How can I create a cylindrical surface for the surveyed tunnel points?
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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 of the Week #62 - Observation Vector Arrows

    Hello fellow TBC’ers! Welcome back after a short hiatus. There’s a chill in the air in some parts of the world, others are warming up.   This week we take a look into a new feature in TBC v5.0, enabli...
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  • Tip of the Week #61 - Consistent Drafted Deliverables

    Hello fellow TBC’ers and happy November, we’ve made it past the spookiest time of the year, Trimble Dimensions is coming up, and now we’re approaching the end of… What year is it? 2018? How di...
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  • Tip of the Week #60 - Point Cloud Ambient Shading

    No color, no problem, with point cloud ambient shading!   From time to time, you get a point cloud file from a third party that has no color and no greyscale. 3D points are good but not necessarily easy to make s...
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  • Tip of the Week #47 - Network Adjustment North/East Components

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, geometry nerds of all varieties! A short and sweet one for you this week folks.   If you would like to follow along at home, the data I will be using (which is an excellent d...
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  • Tip of the Week #58 - Average Points vs Merge Points Command

    Hello folks and welcome here to yet another TBC Tip of the Week! Happy Friday, Happy Monday, or Happy whichever day you happen to stumble upon this tip!   Today we will be taking a look at two similar but differe...
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  • Tip of the Week #57 - Context Menu Customization

    Hello fellow TBC’ers and here we go with another Tip of the Week! I hope you’re sitting down for this one, that’s the most comfortable way to read after all :)   Minimizing the number of clicks ...
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  • Tip of the Week #56 - Smart Text in Plan Set Templates

    Howdy folks! Happy Friday, and welcome to another TBC Tip of the Week!   Did you know a large portion of the work in TBC drafting routines can be done once and repeated in every project using templates and style...
    Matt McLean
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