How to View and Edit the Full List of Derivation Codes in TRIMMAP(drv_code.pdf - 10 KB)When editing a DC file in TRIMMAP?, a two letter code appears beside each item in the second column of the DC file. This code is a derivation code. This code is primarily for your reference when examining the file. Some common codes are KI for Keyboard Input and TP for Topographic Mode. This TIP includes instructions for viewing and editing the derivation codes in TRIMMAP.
How to Load an ASCII File with Local Coordinates into the Survey Controller(ascii2dc.pdf - 16 KB)You need special instructions to load an ASCII file with local coordinates into Survey Controller version 4. This TIP includes the instructions, which have four steps (1) creating a job in TRIMMAP?, (2) loading an ASCII file with local coordinates into TRIMMAP, (3) creating a data collector file, and (4) sending the data collector file to the Survey Controller.
How to Do a GPS Site Calibration in TRIMMAP(gpscali.pdf - 38 KB)A GPS site calibration is a three dimensional transformation from the World Geodetic System of 1984 (WGS-84) to a local coordinate system of northing, easting, and elevation (NEE) This allows TRIMMAP?/Survey Controller to convert from the WGS-84 reference system to the local plane coordinate system. This TIP includes instructions for doing either a GPS calibration or a one point GPS calibration.
How to Install or Upgrade Security Device Drivers for Running Some Land Survey Systems Software Products under Windows NT(ntkey2.pdf - 18 KB)Some Trimble Land Survey Systems software products can be run under Microsoft Windows NT after drivers for the security device are installed. This TIP includes instructions for upgrading or installing the drivers for these Trimble Land Survey Systems software products, including GPSurvey?, TRIMMAP? version 6.0 and above, Remote Controller? 2.10 and above, and TRIMNET Plus? for GPSurvey version 2.0 and above. Trimble Land Survey Systems software that will not run under Windows NT includes TRIMMAP? version 5.5 and below, TRIMNET Plus for Microsoft MS-DOS, and TRIMVEC?.
How to Import Third Party DTMs from TRIMMAP Version 6 into Survey Controller(dtm2sc.pdf - 18 KB)Three steps are involved to import third party DTMs from TRIMMAP? version 6 into Survey Controller: (1) you need to determine the file format of the DTM output by your survey software, (2) you need to edit the DTMIN.DAT file in the MAPSYS directory so the file can be read, and (3) you need to transfer the DTM file to Survey Controller. This TIP includes the instructions for these three steps.
How to Set the Default Point Symbol in TRIMMAP(dfltsymb.pdf - 23 KB)This TIP includes instructions for setting the default point symbol in TRIMMAP?. These instructions will change the symbol for your current job. If you want to change the default symbol for all future jobs, use the system settings.