• 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...
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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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  • TBC Power Hour Vault

    Up Next:  REGISTER TODAY!  Utilizing TBC Level Editor - Features, Functions, Workflows More surveyors turn to total station or GNSS methods to accomplish leveling projects, but digital leveling still offers...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • TGO Converter End of Life

    Hello TBC users,   Sending a friendly reminder that the Convert TGO Project command used to migrate data from TGO to TBC will be sunset effective September of 2020. If you’re still using TGO, or have legac...
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  • Tip #120: The Capture Image Command

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever georeferenced an aerial image and wanted to save the contents of your Plan View to view your georeferenced image in an external viewer? Or have you wanted to export the aerial...
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  • FXL Creation from scratch - Process Tear-down

    I have spent the last couple of days putting an existing code library into an FXL, and wanted to share some pain, thoughts and feelings on the process for anyone interested.   I also want to share some pain...
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  • CSD 91 Now Available

    Hello TBC community,    Just a quick update that the new Coordinate System Database 91 is now available for download via the check for updates routine in the software. The major change includes the foll...
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  • Tip #119: Unzipping & Zipping a VCE Package

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever been sent a TBC project or scan data folder with the extension.7z or .zip tagged onto the end? But when you go to open the VCE project file contained in the folder the graphic...
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  • Tip #117: Release Notes Shortcut

    Good morning TBC’ers! Have you ever installed a new version of TBC and wished you could easily pinpoint new commands or enhancements? Well today I will be showing a quick shortcut in TBC to access Release Notes....
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  • Tip #118: The Edit Shortcut

    Good morning TBC’ers! Do you have different types of objects in your TBC project and wish there was a centralized way to edit different data types?   Well today I will be demonstrating a useful shortcut fro...
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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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  • Tip #116 - The Surface Slicer View

    Good afternoon TBC’ers! Have you ever wanted to quickly display a cross-section view of a surface? Well today I will be demonstrating the Surface Slicer View command. The Surface Slicer View command slices verti...
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  • New White Paper Published - Trimble Software: A Guide to Getting the Best Performance with Large Data Sets

    Trimble’s suite of software for surveyors, including Trimble® RealWorks® and Trimble Business Center™, offers an array of functionality that saves time and produces high quality deliverables; how...
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