Setting the Registry in Windows NT to Run Trimble Software for Non-Administrative Users(regset_gent.pdf - 29 KB)If a user is not a member of the Administrators group, security permissions of Windows NT registry have to be modified as programs move from .ini files to registry entries to store configuration information. The NT registry can be set up for non-administrative users. This TIP gives the procedure for setting the registry in NT to run Trimble software for non-administrators.
How to Obtain Files Needed To Use the Canadian Geoid Model in GPSurvey(canadgeo.pdf - 20 KB)This TIP includes instructions on how to obtain files that are needed for the use of the Canadian Geoid model in GPSurvey. First, you need to download GS95DEF.EXE from the Trimble FTP site; second, you need to order the GS95 Geoid Model from the Canadian Geodetic Survey. Finally, you create the GGF format in GPSurvey.
How to Load a Geoid Model in TRIMNET Plus Version 2.2 with TRIMNET Plus Already Installed(geoid2.pdf - 176 KB)Five geoid models come standard with TRIMNET Plus?: Geoid90W, Geiod93 East, Geoid93 Central, Geoid93 West, and OSU91A. However, the geoid model needed for your project area will not be loaded in TRIMNET Plus, unless you loaded it during the initial installation of TRIMNET Plus. This TIP includes instructions for loading one or more of the geoid models in TRIMNET Plus version 2.2, after TRIMNET Plus is installed.
How to Run TRIMNET Plus Under Microsoft Windows 95(sv_95_2.pdf - 14 KB)You can run TRIMNET Plus? under Microsoft Windows 95 by downloading the file NETPIF.EXE from the Trimble FTP site. This file is a self-extracting file that contains four files and a README.TXT file. This TIP includes instructions for downloading this file. You can then follow the instructions in the README.TXT file to run TRIMNET Plus under Windows 95.
How to Use Survey Feet in GPSurvey with the NAD-83 State Plane Coordinate System(gptran1.pdf - 169 KB)The default unit of measure in GPSurvey is meters if you are using the NAD-83 State Plane coordinate system. If you prefer to use survey feet, you can do so by editing a U.S. State Plane zone. This TIP includes instructions for configuring GPSurvey to use survey feet with the NAD-83 State Plane coordinate system.
How to Adjust the Position of the GPSurvey Version 2.2 Network Map Tool Bar(gp_view.pdf - 182 KB)After you install GPSurvey version 2.2, the View: Network Map tool bar may be located too high in the left top corner; you will not be able to move the menu around. This is because the GPSurvey installation procedure makes a best guess for the computer's screen resolution and the GPSurvey menu positions. The solution is to edit the file, DESKTOP.INI, in the \GPSURVEY\BIN directory. This TIP includes instructions for editing that file.
How to Import a Geoid Model in TRIMNET Plus(geoid3.pdf - 246 KB)This TIP includes instructions for importing a Geoid model in TRIMNET Plus?. Prior to importing the Geoid model, you should already have performed a minimally-constrained adjustment.
How to Recover from a GPLoad Lock-up in Most Circumstances(gpload.pdf - 184 KB)GPLoad locks up when you select Connect or when you disconnect from one receiver and reconnect to another. This TIP includes instructions that will recover GPLoad from a lock-up in most circumstances. Note that these instructions will not recover GPLoad from a lock-up in all circumstances.
How to Use Older and Newer Series 4000 Receivers Together(compact.pdf - 12 KB)There are two different data formats that Series 4000 receivers can log data in, the Compact and Standard data formats. If data has been collected in the two different formats, you will not be able to process the data between the data in different formats. The data will have to be recollected. Note: If a mixture of both older and newer receivers are going to be used in a survey, before the survey is started, make sure the receivers will log data in the same data format, preferably the Compact format.
How to Create a User-Defined Projection in TRIMNET Plus(usrproj.pdf - 193 KB)When you are using TRIMNET Plus, you may need a ground based coordinate system. TRIMNET Plus provides several projection options. These option can assist you in creating an approximate ground based projection for converting geographic coordinates to ground coordinates. This TIP includes instructions for creating a user-defined projection in TRIMNET Plus.