Tips and Tricks

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

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

  3. GPS Base Station Setup For Best Vertical Accuracy

  4. How to Survey with Trimble FMX

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

  6. Balancing Earthworks in the Field

  7. Landform Design Slopes and Smoothing

  8. Export Proposed Topography to AutoCAD

  9. Surface Irrigation Designs with Variable Slope

  10. OptiSurface Designer Import and Export Format

  11. Importing Multiple Survey Files to OSD

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

  13. Calculation Grid Spacing and Export Grid Spacing

  14. How to Survey a Field for Landforming Design

  15. Loading .gps File in FmX

  16. Designing a Field in Sections

  17. Using an Old OSD File versus a New Survey

  18. No Master Benchmark on Imported Survey File

  19. Displaying Secondary Benchmarks

  20. Import Error for xyz File Due to Encoding Format

  21. OptiSurface4D: Bounded By Ridges

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

  23. Reverse Grades to Main Slope

  24. Measuring Culvert Invert Level

  25. Surveying a 1000-Ha Field

  26. GPS Coordinate System Check

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

  28. Can You Import Data Directly From GPS System?

  29. Converting Latitude/Longitude to Easting/Northing

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

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

  32. Exporting to Trimble FMX Field Level

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

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

  35. Importing .csv File from APEX to OptiSurface Designer

  36. 900 Acres: Cut that large survey down.

  37. Export Options for Data Layers

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

  39. Different Row Slope Directions In One Field

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

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

  42. Adjust the Bands in the Legend

  43. Design for a 1000-Ha Field

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

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

  46. Acceptable Minimum Slopes

  47. Incorrect Area in OptiSurface

  48. Supported Units of Measurement of OSD

  49. Valley Subzone Not Behaving as Expected

  50. Difference Between Breaklines And Subzones

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

  52. Subzones Settings Over Ride Boundary Zone Settings

  53. Printing the Maps

  54. Print Size

  55. Colored Printing

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