Tips and Tricks

  1. Post Landforming Assessment

  2. Setting Graphics Card for OptiSurface Designer

  3. Settlement In Low Spots That Were Filled

  4. NRCS SCS Engineering Field Handbook

  5. Water Control Structures

  6. Smoothing Distance

  7. Erosion Control Banks & Waterway

  8. Drainage Design Solutions of Different Topographies

  9. Runoff vs Slope

  10. Trimble Field Level II Do Not Show the .gps File

  11. Minimum Recommended Smoothing Distance For Export To Trimble Field Level 2

  12. GPS Base Station Setup For Best Vertical Accuracy

  13. How to Survey with Trimble FMX

  14. How Easy is OptiSurface to Use for the Average Farmer?

  15. Balancing Earthworks in the Field

  16. Landform Design Slopes and Smoothing

  17. Export Proposed Topography to AutoCAD

  18. Surface Irrigation Designs with Variable Slope

  19. OptiSurface Designer Import and Export Format

  20. Importing Multiple Survey Files to OSD

  21. Can Drone Or LIDAR Surveys be used with OptiSurface?

  22. Calculation Grid Spacing and Export Grid Spacing

  23. How to Survey a Field for Landforming Design

  24. Loading .gps File in FMX

  25. Designing a Field in Sections

  26. Using an Old OSD File versus a New Survey

  27. No Master Benchmark on Imported Survey File

  28. Displaying Secondary Benchmarks

  29. Import Error for xyz File Due to Encoding Format

  30. OptiSurface4D: Bounded By Ridges

  31. Can OptiSurface handle curved rows in Drainage Analysis & Runoff Analysis?

  32. Reverse Grades to Main Slope

  33. Measuring Culvert Invert Level

  34. Surveying a 1000-Ha Field

  35. GPS Coordinate System Check

  36. Does A Normal UTM Zone Coordinate Need To Be Trimmed To x Digits?

  37. Can You Import Data Directly From GPS System?

  38. Converting Latitude/Longitude to Easting/Northing

  39. Surveying With Any GPS Equipment and Exporting to a gps file for the Trimble FMX

  40. DGPS Post Treating System with 5cm Precision For Landforming

  41. Exporting to Trimble FMX Field Level

  42. Can I Survey with a GPS System on an ATV?

  43. Standard NMEA GPGGA txt File to Import into OptiSurface Designer

  44. 900 Acres: Cut that large survey down.

  45. Export Options for Data Layers

  46. Import Two or More Survey Files to Reach Minimum Area

  47. Different Row Slope Directions In One Field

  48. Does OptiSurface allow for multiple grade breaks per design, taildrains roads, pads etc?

  49. Can I View DTM/Topography In Plan View Or 3D Type View When Doing A Design?

  50. Adjust the Bands in the Legend

  51. Design for a 1000-Ha Field

  52. Would It Be Possible That The Numbers In The Boundary Zone Appear In The New Subzone Created?

  53. Grade Of Best Fit And Splitting The Field Into Boundaries

  54. Acceptable Minimum Slopes

  55. Incorrect Area in OptiSurface

  56. Valley Subzone Not Behaving as Expected

  57. Difference Between Breaklines And Subzones

  58. Alignment of Furrow/Bed Direction with OptiSurface Design Mainslope Direction

  59. Subzones Settings Over Ride Boundary Zone Settings

  60. Printing the Maps

  61. Print Size

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