• TBC Power Hour Vault

    Up Next:  REGISTER TODAY! DJI + Trimble Better Together - Base stations, Phantom 4 RTK, + More Previous Power Hour Recordings CAD Construction Data Corridors Data Prep Drafting Gener...
    Joe Blecha
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  • TBC Tips

    Here you'll find all TBC Tips linked and accessible for viewing (and re-viewing!): Use Ctrl+F to search for keywords or Tip #.   Field Data Adjustment & COGO CAD & Drafting Surfaces & ...
    Joe Blecha
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  • Tip #131: Disabling a Laptop Integrated Graphics Card

    Good morning TBC’ers! If you are using a laptop computer with both an integrated (on-board) graphics card (for example, Intel) and a discrete graphics card (for example, NVIDIA) enabled, have you ever notic...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #130: Exporting a Feature Extraction Attribute Map

    Good morning TBC’ers! If you use your own feature code library instead of the default one shipped with TBC, and you utilize that FXL in the (semi-)automatic point feature extraction workflow, you may have run in...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Vertical data investigation - Process Tear-down

    The purpose of these posts is to pull apart a process and higlight a workflow in TBC, while also highlighting some significant pain points in TBC and identifying some enhancements that will help improve results.  ...
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  • Combining SX10 and X7 data - Process Tear-down

    Think about it, the capabilities of positioning a job and creating some reference scans with an SX10, then filling in the detail with the speed and efficiency of an X7. Both instruments working in unison with one...
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  • Tip #124: The Export Feature Attributes Command

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to export your extracted feature attributes to an external GIS software? Well, today I will be demonstrating the Export Feature Attributes command. The Export Feature A...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip of the Week #49 - Georeferencing Images

    Hello TBC'ers! This week we have a short but effective one for you.   It is very beneficial in cadastral workflows, and watch out for it used in the July 25, 2018 Power Hour! How’s that for a hook? You...
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  • Tip #129: Setting a Limit Box

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever imported a large point cloud dataset and wished you could simplify your graphic view and focus on just your area of interest? Well, today I will be showing you the Set Limit B...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #128: Create a Surface Elevation Grid

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to extract grid points from a scanned road along an alignment so the points can be staked out later on? Well, today I will be demonstrating the Create a Surface Elevati...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #127: The Add to Region Command

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever extracted classified point cloud regions in TBC but noticed an object that was classified incorrectly and wished you could manually add the object to the correct region? ...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #126: The Measure Vertical Clearance Command

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to measure the clearance from a cross-over bridge down to a road surface to ensure heavy duty trucks can pass through the road? Well, today I will be demonstrating the ...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Tip #125: Create a 3D PDF

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to save a 3D model as a PDF for data sharing or presentation purposes? Well, today I will be demonstrating the Create 3D PDF command. The Create 3D PDF command saves yo...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Trimble Career Opportunity - Survey Support Engineer

    If you know anyone who would be interested, feel free to pass along the link to our latest position now open in the Geospatial Support group. We are looking for an experienced Surveyor to join our team!  The posi...
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  • v5.32.1 Patch Now Available

    All,    As you may be aware, there was a bug discovered in the release of v5.32 that prohibited proper imports of total station data using the standard resection method. We now have a patch available to res...
    Jeffrey Ryan
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  • Tip #123: The Points to Surface Command

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to compare topo shots to an original ground surface model? Or have you needed to measure the clearance from the top of a tunnel or bottom of bridge steel to the road su...
    Erin Johnson
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  • Standard Resection Issues in TBC v5.32 - Support bulletin

    Hello TBC users,   Trimble Business Center v5.32 users are currently experiencing difficulties when importing all total station data in which a Standard Resection is used as a Station Setup. Data such as point cl...
    Jeffrey Ryan
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  • Tip #122: Create Fillets & Chamfers with the CAD Command Line

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever been preparing a plan set, such as an alignment or curb lines, for field staking and wished you could join lines and arcs with tangent arcs of a specific radius? Or have you w...
    Erin Johnson
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  • TBC v5.32 Now Available

    Hello Business Center users,   TBC v5.32 is available for download today, Monday, August 31st, 2020.  Download here, or use TBC's Check for Updates routine within the software. This release contains a numbe...
    Jeffrey Ryan
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  • Tip #121: The 3D Drive View

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to simulate a drive across a road surface to visualize and check for accurate topography? Well today I will be demonstrating TBC’s 3D Drive View command. The 3D D...
    Erin Johnson
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