eNewsletter: December, 2014

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eNewsletter – December, 2014 President’s Message:  Catching up with PC Desktop 2015, Eric Tanikawa:  Traverse PC and the Section 179 Tax Deduction, Oliver Bochsler:  Automatic Program Updates, Mark Lull:  TPC Desktop 2014 and Windows XP President’s Message: Catching up with TPC Desktop 2015 If you were on the TPC Connection this year, you received TPC Desktop 2014 releases 0, 1 and 2. We packed a lot of stuff into those agile releases and have really enjoyed your feedback on the … Read More

eNewsletter: November, 2014

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eNewsletter – November, 2014 President’s Message: LandXML Support, Eric Tanikawa: TPC’s Most Viewed Videos, Oliver Bochsler: Insert Existing Points and the “What” list, Mark Lull:  TPC’s Drawing Data Manager – An Underused Resource plus: A Correction President’s Message: LandXML Support It’s official. When TPC Desktop 2015 ships this coming January, it will include LandXML. In fact, we’ve already completed the basic components like points, parcels, alignments and surfaces and we are turning our attention to TPS, GPS, GradeModel, etc. Some of … Read More

Jack M Kesler RLS & USMS – Microsoft Surface Tablet Map in Chains

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“I have been doing many examples of published samples and some of my old work.  The PLSS portion will answer the bill for the BLM.  The latest effort was the Township boundary in the 73 Manual. “I am glad to say TPC has done an excellent job in working in chains and TPC works well on the tablet (Microsoft Surface with Windows 8.1) when you get used to the windows.  Attached is the “project” done in the tablet.  Don’t look … Read More

eNewsletter: October, 2014

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eNewsletter – October, 2014 President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2014 R2 on YouTube, Mark Lull: The TPC Forum, Oliver Bochsler: Traverse PC on Twitter, Eric Tanikawa: Traverse PC on Facebook and Social Media President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2014 R2 on YouTube We just released TPC Desktop 2014 R2 for our TPC Connection members. It includes a number of specific things you’ve asked for. You can check out some of them at http://traverse-pc.com/traverse-pc-land-surveying-software-products/tpc-desktop-2014-r2/. We also put four new videos for this release on our YouTube channel – … Read More

Now Shipping: TPC Desktop 2014, R2

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TPC Desktop 2014 R2 started shipping October 15th. This is an agile release of TPC Desktop 2014, available only to our TPC Connection members. What you get! Predetermined Area Enhancement Arc Aligned Text Traverse Decimals Selected Drawing Objects Other

Release: TPC Desktop 2014 R2

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TPC Desktop 2014 R2 ships in October. This is an agile release of TPC Desktop 2014, available only to our TPC Connection members. What you get! Predetermined Area Enhancement Arc Aligned Text Traverse Decimals Selected Drawing Objects Other

eNewsletter: September, 2014

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eNewsletter – September, 2014 President’s Message: What Can You Do with $999? –  Eric Tanikawa: Coming Soon – eCommerce! –  Mark’s Tech Corner: Using Variables to Automate More of Your Drawings –  Oliver Bochsler: Traverse PC PDF Driver. President’s Message: What Can You Do with $999? A magazine I subscribe to recently featured an article, “What can you do with $1,000?” Several gurus weighed in on investment options and the returns that $1,000 would produce over time. It was a … Read More

eNewsletter: August, 2014

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eNewsletter – August, 2014 President’s Message: 27 Years –  Eric Tanikawa: Perfect Closure Chili – No Adjustment Required –  Oliver Bochsler: Keeping TPC Up-to-Date –  Mark’s Tech Corner: Windows 8, On-line Videos and More. President’s Message: 27 Years We started Traverse PC 27 years ago, in August, 1987. We kicked off TPC in a competitive field with the likes of Lietz, Boston Harbor, Universal, DCA, SMI, Pacsoft, Sierra Design and others. Some of you reading this newsletter owned those programs. … Read More

eNewsletter: July, 2014

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eNewsletter – July, 2014 Presidents Message: TPC Desktop 2014 R1 and Ellipses –  Mark’s Tech Corner: Ending Support for TPC Desktop 2011 –  Eric Tanikawa: Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation –  Personnel Notes: Welcome – Oliver Bochsler President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2014 R1 and Ellipses Agile releases are all about adding things you ask us for. You can check out all the things we added in Version 14 R1, but I want to highlight one of them here. We’ve recently had some users request a Draw Ellipse tool. They … Read More

Release: TPC Desktop 2014 R1

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TPC Desktop 2014 R1 is now shipping. This is an agile release of TPC Desktop 2014, available only to our TPC Connection members. What you get! COGO Enhancements COGO Buttons Relabel Points Ellipses Other

eNewsletter: June, 2014

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eNewsletter – June, 2014 President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2014 Release 1 –  Mark’s Tech Corner: TPC Connection Member Exclusives – Agile Releases (2014 R1) and More –  Eric Tanikawa: Your 4th of July Barbecue – The Surveyor Burger President’s Message: TPC Desktop 2014 Release 1 Early next month, TPC Desktop 2014, Release 1 (2014-R1) will be available to our TPC Connection members. As promised, these agile releases are bite-sized and good. This one is no exception. 2014-R1 focuses on COGO. We’ve … Read More

Plan by E.J. “Ted” Webber, NSLS

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This survey was carried out to alter the boundaries of existing lots through subdivision and consolidation and involved a number of Municipal Subdivision By-Law requirements. Ted Webber E.J. Webber Surveying Lake Charlotte, NS, Canada View a PDF Editor’s Note:  You can see what Ted has to say about Traverse PC in our Testimonials

eNewsletter: May, 2014

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eNewsletter – May, 2014 President’s Message: Our New Web Site (updated), Mobile Devices and YouTube –  Mark’s Tech Corner: Traverse PC – Found Online –  Eric Tanikawa: Download Only President’s Message: Our New Web Site, Mobile Devices and YouTube We just rolled out a completely new web site for Traverse PC. It does lots of things better. We added Life with Traverse PC blogs. These highlight the maps and quotes you’ve sent us, along with articles about TPC, press releases and user testimonials. We adopted tabs on most pages in … Read More

EJ “Ted” Webber – Nova Scotia Land Surveyor

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“As a licensed land surveyor for the past 46 years, I have gone from using everything from logarithms and T squares to COGO software and computerized drafting, with many advances in technology along the way. I have tried various surveying software packages but found none of the programs worked in a manner that completely served my needs as a land surveyor. “Then about thirteen years ago I found Traverse PC; this is truly a surveyor’s program. TPC works and thinks … Read More

eNewsletter: April 2014

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President’s Message: Last call for Windows XP  –  Mark’s Tech Corner: Microsoft Has Ended Support for Windows XP – What Does that Mean for You?  –  Eric Tanikawa: Wake-up Call! Staying on Windows XP Can Cost You!  – President’s Message: Last call for Windows XP For several years now, Traverse PC has reluctantly kept one last finger in Windows XP. We talk to lots of you who are still running Traverse PC on an old XP computer so you can … Read More

Anthony Failla

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My client needed a site plan to replace an existing composite deck with a new shelter between existing tennis courts. These projects are quite simple when you take advantage of the Layers capabilities included with Traverse PC. I am able to produce quality, color drawings that make a lasting impression on my clients. The days of black lines on white paper are a thing of the past! Thank you Traverse PC! Anthony Failla, RLS, Cummings GA I have also attached … Read More

eNewsletter: March 2014

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President’s Message: Bruce Anderson Reviews TPC Desktop 2014  –  Mark’s Tech Corner: TPC Desktop 2014 is Out the Door  –  Eric Tanikawa: Ultimate Update Special  – President’s Message: Bruce Anderson Reviews TPC Desktop 2014 The February edition of Professional Surveyor Magazine includes a Software Review of TPC Desktop 2014 by Bruce Anderson, LS. Bruce is a long time user of TPC and did a great job talking about what makes TPC Desktop different and better than the other guys. Bruce … Read More

The TPC Desktop

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This video introduces you to the TPC Desktop. 0:20 Task Manager and managers in a tabbed group 0.55 Opening a drawing from the Drawing Manager 1:07 Opening a traverse from the Traverse Manager 1:22 Desktop areas 1) navigation 2) managers  3) desktop 2:00 Moving views 2:20 Traverse Groups 3:17 Traverse View 3:55 Closure View 5:42 Drawing View 6:16 Drawing Manager 6:47 Surface Manager

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