Tips and Tricks

  1. Settlement In Low Spots That Were Filled

  2. NRCS SCS Engineering Field Handbook

  3. Water Control Structures

  4. Smoothing Distance

  5. Erosion Control Banks & Waterway

  6. Drainage Design Solutions of Different Topographies

  7. Runoff vs Slope

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

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

  10. GPS Base Station Setup For Best Vertical Accuracy

  11. How to Survey with Trimble FMX

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

  13. Balancing Earthworks in the Field

  14. Landform Design Slopes and Smoothing

  15. Export Proposed Topography to AutoCAD

  16. Surface Irrigation Designs with Variable Slope

  17. OptiSurface Designer Import and Export Format

  18. Importing Multiple Survey Files to OSD

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

  20. Calculation Grid Spacing and Export Grid Spacing

  21. How to Survey a Field for Landforming Design

  22. Loading .gps File in FMX

  23. Designing a Field in Sections

  24. Using an Old OSD File versus a New Survey

  25. No Master Benchmark on Imported Survey File

  26. Displaying Secondary Benchmarks

  27. Import Error for xyz File Due to Encoding Format

  28. OptiSurface4D: Bounded By Ridges

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

  30. Reverse Grades to Main Slope

  31. Measuring Culvert Invert Level

  32. Surveying a 1000-Ha Field

  33. GPS Coordinate System Check

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

  35. Can You Import Data Directly From GPS System?

  36. Converting Latitude/Longitude to Easting/Northing

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

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

  39. Exporting to Trimble FMX Field Level

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

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

  42. 900 Acres: Cut that large survey down.

  43. Export Options for Data Layers

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

  45. Different Row Slope Directions In One Field

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

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

  48. Adjust the Bands in the Legend

  49. Design for a 1000-Ha Field

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

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

  52. Acceptable Minimum Slopes

  53. Incorrect Area in OptiSurface

  54. Valley Subzone Not Behaving as Expected

  55. Difference Between Breaklines And Subzones

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

  57. Subzones Settings Over Ride Boundary Zone Settings

  58. Printing the Maps

  59. Print Size

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