Tips and Tricks

  1. Drainage Design Solutions of Different Topographies

  2. Runoff vs Slope

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

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

  5. GPS Base Station Setup For Best Vertical Accuracy

  6. How to Survey with Trimble FMX

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

  8. Balancing Earthworks in the Field

  9. Landform Design Slopes and Smoothing

  10. Export Proposed Topography to AutoCAD

  11. Surface Irrigation Designs with Variable Slope

  12. OptiSurface Designer Import and Export Format

  13. Importing Multiple Survey Files to OSD

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

  15. Calculation Grid Spacing and Export Grid Spacing

  16. How to Survey a Field for Landforming Design

  17. Loading .gps File in FmX

  18. Designing a Field in Sections

  19. Using an Old OSD File versus a New Survey

  20. No Master Benchmark on Imported Survey File

  21. Displaying Secondary Benchmarks

  22. Import Error for xyz File Due to Encoding Format

  23. OptiSurface4D: Bounded By Ridges

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

  25. Reverse Grades to Main Slope

  26. Measuring Culvert Invert Level

  27. Surveying a 1000-Ha Field

  28. GPS Coordinate System Check

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

  30. Can You Import Data Directly From GPS System?

  31. Converting Latitude/Longitude to Easting/Northing

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

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

  34. Exporting to Trimble FMX Field Level

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

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

  37. Importing .csv File from APEX to 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. Supported Units of Measurement of OSD

  51. Valley Subzone Not Behaving as Expected

  52. Difference Between Breaklines And Subzones

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

  54. Subzones Settings Over Ride Boundary Zone Settings

  55. Printing the Maps

  56. Print Size

  57. Colored Printing

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