Tips and Tricks

  1. Erosion Control Banks & Waterway

  2. Drainage Design Solutions of Different Topographies

  3. Runoff vs Slope

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

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

  6. GPS Base Station Setup For Best Vertical Accuracy

  7. How to Survey with Trimble FMX

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

  9. Balancing Earthworks in the Field

  10. Landform Design Slopes and Smoothing

  11. Export Proposed Topography to AutoCAD

  12. Surface Irrigation Designs with Variable Slope

  13. OptiSurface Designer Import and Export Format

  14. Importing Multiple Survey Files to OSD

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

  16. Calculation Grid Spacing and Export Grid Spacing

  17. How to Survey a Field for Landforming Design

  18. Loading .gps File in FmX

  19. Designing a Field in Sections

  20. Using an Old OSD File versus a New Survey

  21. No Master Benchmark on Imported Survey File

  22. Displaying Secondary Benchmarks

  23. Import Error for xyz File Due to Encoding Format

  24. OptiSurface4D: Bounded By Ridges

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

  26. Reverse Grades to Main Slope

  27. Measuring Culvert Invert Level

  28. Surveying a 1000-Ha Field

  29. GPS Coordinate System Check

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

  31. Can You Import Data Directly From GPS System?

  32. Converting Latitude/Longitude to Easting/Northing

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

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

  35. Exporting to Trimble FMX Field Level

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

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

  38. 900 Acres: Cut that large survey down.

  39. Export Options for Data Layers

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

  41. Different Row Slope Directions In One Field

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

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

  44. Adjust the Bands in the Legend

  45. Design for a 1000-Ha Field

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

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

  48. Acceptable Minimum Slopes

  49. Incorrect Area in OptiSurface

  50. Valley Subzone Not Behaving as Expected

  51. Difference Between Breaklines And Subzones

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

  53. Subzones Settings Over Ride Boundary Zone Settings

  54. Printing the Maps

  55. Print Size

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