eNewsletter: December, 2015

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eNewsletter – December, 2015 Holiday Office Closures, President’s Message: Traverse PC’s New CAD View, Mark Lull: Coordinate Conversion During Import and Export, Oliver Bochsler: Online and eReader Learning Guides, Eric Tanikawa: Year-end Tax Savings Available Holiday Office Closures: Our offices will be closed on Friday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. We will also be closed on Friday, January 1st for the New Year’s Day holiday. President’s Message: Traverse PC’s New CAD View We added a new CAD View to TPC … Read More

Relabel Points

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TPC Desktop 2016 Relabel Points with Point Label Modifier (4:06) We added a Point Label Modifier field to the Relabel Points dialog. Use it in conjunction with the starting label to create just the labels you want. E* – use this modifier to prefix each existing point label with the letter E. So the existing label 2020A becomes E2020A. *GNSS – use this modifier to append GNSS to each of the selected points. So the existing label 100 becomes 100GNSS. … Read More

A Day of Infamy

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December 7, 1941 Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor, Hawaii This Pearl Harbor day got me thinking a bit about where I have come from and the legacy that was passed on to me. Many of you know that I served in the U.S. Navy.  What you don’t know is that I served for four and a half years aboard the USS Miller (FF-1091).  The USS Miller was originally classified as a Destroyer Escort and was commissioned as DE-1091.  With classic military … Read More

Traverse PC and Google Earth in TPC Desktop 2016

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TPC Desktop 2016 We are hearing great things about the new Google Earth interface. We added this with TPC Desktop 2015 R1 and have been working hard on it ever since. Here are some of the new features you’ll find in TPC Desktop 2016. Fills with Slider If you fill traverses, these fills now export to Google Earth. Plus, we give you the option to select the intensity of the fill before you export. So if the fills look just … Read More

TPC Desktop 2016 CAD View

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TPC Desktop 2016 CAD View: Sneak Peek (4:12) Write a New CAD File or Edit an Existing One Now the choice is yours – write a new CAD file or edit an existing one. Write a New CAD File TPC has been able to write CAD files since it first came out. Back then it was just DXF, but for a long time now, you’ve been able to write DWG and DGN files too. So when the job calls for … Read More

TPC Desktop 2016 CAD View

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TPC Desktop 2016 CAD View: Sneak Peek (4:12) CAD View We’ve added a CAD View to work with CAD files directly. Open any CAD file (DWG, DGN, DXF), select just the entities or layers you want and send them to the Drawing View to use in TPC. Or send parts of your drawing over to the CAD file you have open. Or write a DWG file from TPC, then open it in the CAD View and tweak the drawing before … Read More

Drawing Data Manager is faster and expands groups and polylines

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Traverse PC Video Series (2:56) We made several changes to the Drawing Data Manager. It’s now much quicker and you can expand polylines and groups. All of our videos are available on our TPC Desktop On-line Videos page as well as on TPC TV. #surveying #landsurveying #landsurvey #survey #landsurveyors #surveyors #surveyor #landsurveyor #subdivisionsurveying #constructionstaking #TitleSurvey #TopographicSurvey #maps #mapping #map #cartography #topography #geodesy #cadastre #cadastral #plss #gps #dgps #gnss #rtk #traversepc