• Wondering if anyone has used TBC to check how plumb steel columns are from a point cloud?

    Hey looking for different ideas on extracting data using TBC, from point cloud scans of individual steel columns. I essentially want to check how plumb each individual column is at predefined heights above the base. &...
    Katie Byron
    last modified by Katie Byron
  • Change units without changing value?

    I have mistakenly gotten very deep into my project using meters instead of feet.  But if I change the project units to feet it converts all my elevations from meters to feet.  Is there any way to keep the nu...
    Justin Roman
    last modified by Justin Roman
  • How to use line control codes in the field?

    I have made a feature library that includes line control codes that I want to use in the field during a topo survey. I have made a beginning code that creates a new line sequence and also an ending code that closes th...
    Jody Savage
    last modified by Jody Savage
  • Customize Point Derivation Report

    Is it possible to customize the point derivation report like you can with the other customizable reports?
    Bede Anderson
    last modified by Bede Anderson
  • Any issues or comments on the TBC 5.21 Release?

    About to update.   Thanks!
    Thomas Mauriello
    created by Thomas Mauriello
  • 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...
    Ross McAtamney
    last modified by Ross McAtamney
  • TBC Tips Vault

    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.           Fiel...
    Joe Blecha
    last modified by Joe Blecha
  • Setout of a grid of points, completely arbitrary system...

    Hello. Just wondering what would be the best way to setout a grid of points from an engineering drawing (footings for wooden deck) once the location and orientation of the structure is decided insitu. Would just be ar...
    Huw Thomas
    last modified by Huw Thomas
  • TBC warning needs rephrasing - Bottom notch measurement is incompatible with Custom prism.

    Hi, I measured a traverse with Access and measured station and target heights to the bottom notch. But I used a custom prism constant. Now, when I drag'n drop the Job file into TBC 5.20.2 it complains "The height m...
    Ronny Schneider
    last modified by Ronny Schneider
  • Keep Working in TBC + TRW!

    Hey all Trimble Business Center and Trimble RealWorks users! We want to make sure you have access to your licenses wherever you are working from these days...
    Joe Blecha
    last modified by Joe Blecha
  • Request for field software improvements

    I have three more improvements that I would like to see added to Trimble field software.    1-for survey pro and access field. When leveling the total station(S series), after looking through the plummet yo...
    ian bissonnette
    created by ian bissonnette
  • network adjustment transformation parameters

    Explanation of network adjustment transformation parameters ??  (deflection of latitude/longitude, azimuth rotation, scale factor) whats is the difference, for each parameter, for the values before and after bra...
    giannis gkountinakos
    last modified by giannis gkountinakos
  • TBC Expert Webinar Series

    Join Civil engineering and Construction professionals from across Trimble as they tackle primary workflow topics like takeoff, mass haul, and site design in TBC.  These free, on-demand 30-40 minute long sessions ...
    Joe Blecha
    last modified by Joe Blecha
  • hi sir  i have trimble M3 DR5" . i have a problem when i measuring back-sight for station setup after measuring show co ordinate error round about 1 meter in N,E. please sir i need solve this error please help me . how can solve this problem

    Hi engineer  i have problem in back sight reading 1 meter diff
    Eng abdur rehman
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  • Request for improved field software. Survey Pro

    Perhaps this is in the wrong group, I hope it will get directed to the correct location. I would like to see the live video feed when using Survey Pro field software and a total station like an S7(vision). This tool i...
    ian bissonnette
    last modified by ian bissonnette
  • 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
    last modified by Matt McLean
  • TBC Power Hour Announcement - WingtraOne drone data processing

    March is looking like a double TBC Power Hour month... lucky you! First up: Processing WingtraOne Drone Data in TBC The Wingtra and Trimble Business Center (TBC) teams proudly announce support for the WingtraOne verti...
    Joe Blecha
    last modified by Joe Blecha
  • TBC V5.2 Post-Processing Issues

    Does anybody else have any issue when post-processing static GNSS data since they upgrade to TBC5.2 (and V5.1)? I did a post processing project in V5.0, then upgrade to V5.2 and re-processed the baselines and suddenl...
    Danie Roelvert
    last modified by Danie Roelvert
  • Splines from designer

    When receiving DGN files from the designer we often times get the baselines with splines instead of curves. This results in the geometry being different than what is shown in the plans. So, instead of a 239' Rad ...
    Sean McCarthy
    created by Sean McCarthy
  • 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
    last modified by Sudam Fernando