• TBC Tip of the Week #5 - Process Panorama

    Don't know what to do with all that imagery?  Did you know that TBC can create panoramic images from Trimble VISION instruments such as the SX10, S7, S9, and VX total stations?  Perfect addition to your...
    Riley Smith
    last modified by Riley Smith
  • surface transparancy is not working

    Recently, while working on a surface, the transparency stopped working.  The surface is stuck at 0 and will not change when I change the transparency amount.  I have tried deleting and recreating the surface...
    Heath Babb
    last modified by Heath Babb
  • How to manipulate the display sequence of CAD elements

    Hello I need to manipulate the display sequence of areas. I have to cover some CAD elements, which are below the subscription stamp. How can I manage it? #display sequence cover areas   kindyl regards Frank
    Frank Poetschke
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  • Field to finish - line coding

    I'm having serious reservations about purchasing TBC for field to finish line code processing.  I cannot seem to make heads nor tails out of how the line processing works. I have asked this question previously o...
    Todd Bronson
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  • 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
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  • Tip # 98 : Understanding the horizontal and vertical components of a linestring

    Linestrings are a very powerful tool that is used in TBC for the creation of complex 3D or 2D lines and curves with CAD properties feature codes, used for construction, modeling, surface creations and various other de...
    Sudam Fernando
    last modified by Sudam Fernando
  • Issue with Lock File

    Been getting an error recently whenever I close a project stating "lock file was not deleted" (paraphrased). This is then followed by an error about the lock file whenever I open the project. It's been happening prett...
    Kenneth Herwig
    last modified by Kenneth Herwig
  • 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
  • Tip of the Week #51 - Quick Zoom Extents

    Hello fellow TBC’ers! Happy friday!   Short and sweet one this week for you folks, I learned this myself recently and hopefully it soon becomes common knowledge! When navigating the plan or 3D views in TB...
    Matt McLean
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  • How I can lower the version of the project .vce?

    Hi, I'm a user of TBC and I have a problem when processing some .jxl and .job, the version that I have in the company's computer is 3.90. Some of the scans that i try to process come up a pop up saying "Import error" ...
    Joel Vazquez
    last modified by Joel Vazquez
  • Export JobXML Error

    Good morning, I started getting this error when trying to export a jobXML file.  I've tried multiple different solutions, but cant seem to get rid of this error.  All of my other exports are working fine ...
    Aaron Melin
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  • time in level report

    The time displayed in a Trimble DiNi Level DAT file, and the Level Editor report, appears to show the seconds to 3 decimal places. ie:  14:41:231  The third decimal place is always"1".  WHY is this?...
    Brent George
    last modified by Brent George
  • Changing of MXDB-File-Path, Project and raw data from network storage

    Dear all,    I saved a complete mission to a network attached storage and would like to open the TBC-project data on a machine which is connected to that storage. As I opened the project file, TBC was insta...
    Andreas Werner
    last modified by Andreas Werner
  • Feature request: Quick zoom in TBC

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    When working with point clouds in Realworks, there is a very handy function which I think is called quick zoom. It is basically a keyboard toggle that will zoom into where the mouse is currently pointing. This is real...
    Damian Macrae
    last modified by Damian Macrae
  • How to solve issue of TBC during installation error 1920.Service TBC External Service Daemon (TBCExternalServiceDaemon) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system service.

    How to solve issue of TBC during installation error 1920.Service TBC External Service Daemon (TBCExternalServiceDaemon) failed to start. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to start system service.
    Jimboy Butuan
    last modified by Jimboy Butuan
  • Feature Properties Decimal

    I am having some issues with TBC-GIS Module.   1. Decimal Values - Not respecting set properties.   See attached  "ScreenShot-1". Decimal numbers are set to zero in the FXL file. Yet there are two dec...
    Saif Bin Darwish
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  • How do you determine standard deviations of network points?

    Hello,    I recently processed GPS data at 11 points in network mode using Trimble Business Center.  I was able to export the points to obtain their coordinates.  What I have not been able to obta...
    Wesley Brown
    last modified by Wesley Brown
  • TBC 5.00 error code when trying to colorize a scan

    I am using TBC 5.00.  When i bring in my scan data from a SX10 the data imports ok but i get the following error code when I try to colorize.  I just got a new desktop computer and its Windows 10. ...
    Ralph Wakeling
    last modified by Ralph Wakeling
  • level editor

    Can you change the settings within the Level Editor utility to show adjusted elevation to more than 3 decimal places? When extracting reports the raw data does show more decimal places, but the viewable screen does not.
    Brent George
    last modified by Brent George
  • 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
    last modified by Joe Blecha