Tips and Tricks

  1. Water Control Structures

  2. Smoothing Distance

  3. Erosion Control Banks & Waterway

  4. Drainage Design Solutions of Different Topographies

  5. Runoff vs Slope

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

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

  8. GPS Base Station Setup For Best Vertical Accuracy

  9. How to Survey with Trimble FMX

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

  11. Balancing Earthworks in the Field

  12. Landform Design Slopes and Smoothing

  13. Export Proposed Topography to AutoCAD

  14. Surface Irrigation Designs with Variable Slope

  15. OptiSurface Designer Import and Export Format

  16. Importing Multiple Survey Files to OSD

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

  18. Calculation Grid Spacing and Export Grid Spacing

  19. How to Survey a Field for Landforming Design

  20. Loading .gps File in FMX

  21. Designing a Field in Sections

  22. Using an Old OSD File versus a New Survey

  23. No Master Benchmark on Imported Survey File

  24. Displaying Secondary Benchmarks

  25. Import Error for xyz File Due to Encoding Format

  26. OptiSurface4D: Bounded By Ridges

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

  28. Reverse Grades to Main Slope

  29. Measuring Culvert Invert Level

  30. Surveying a 1000-Ha Field

  31. GPS Coordinate System Check

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

  33. Can You Import Data Directly From GPS System?

  34. Converting Latitude/Longitude to Easting/Northing

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

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

  37. Exporting to Trimble FMX Field Level

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

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

  40. 900 Acres: Cut that large survey down.

  41. Export Options for Data Layers

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

  43. Different Row Slope Directions In One Field

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

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

  46. Adjust the Bands in the Legend

  47. Design for a 1000-Ha Field

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

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

  50. Acceptable Minimum Slopes

  51. Incorrect Area in OptiSurface

  52. Valley Subzone Not Behaving as Expected

  53. Difference Between Breaklines And Subzones

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

  55. Subzones Settings Over Ride Boundary Zone Settings

  56. Printing the Maps

  57. Print Size

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