Author Archives: Positions DevTeam

New TerraFlex Desktop add-in Compatibility – Caution

As per the announcement last week, a new version of the Trimble TerraFlex Desktop add-in (v3.5) was posted today. This version contains some important new functionality: support for auto-collected fields, support for standalone geodatabase tables, and the ability to upload features … Continue reading

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ArcPad 10.2.3 not (yet) supported

Within the last week, Esri released ArcPad 10.2.3 into their customer portal. At present, we do not support this version in Trimble Positions. In fact, installing Trimble Positions ArcPad extension 10.2.2.1 will cause ArcPad 10.2.3 to stop functioning. It is … Continue reading

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2-Point Offsets in ArcPad using the Geo 7X Rangefinder

ArcPad has long supported 2-point offset constructions (bearing-bearing or distance-distance) for points and line/polygon vertexes. When using an optical rangefinder (e.g., LaserAce or TruPulse), the rangefinder button can be used to populate the data for Reference Point A then Reference Point … Continue reading

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Geo 7X Firmware

Earlier this year, an operating system update (6.7.16) was released for the Geo 7X handheld. Support cases submitted to both Trimble and Esri have indicated that ArcPad users with complex projects are running up against memory problems with increased frequency … Continue reading

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Support for ArcMap 10.3.1

We’ve been asked on several occasions about support for ArcMap version 10.3.1 in the latest version of the Trimble Positions Desktop add-in (version 10.3.0.2). Initial testing indicates that upgraded installations will generally work (i.e., ArcMap was upgraded after Trimble Positions … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Support

Just wanted to put up a quick post on this as we’re starting to see questions in Support. At this time, no components in the Trimble Positions Software Suite are supported on Windows 10. For one thing, Esri has not … Continue reading

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New TerraFlex Desktop add-in

Some of you may have noticed that a new version of the Trimble TerraFlex Desktop add-in was released last week. This version introduces support for the data update workflow whereby existing features can be uploaded to InSphere as a task creation … Continue reading

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Using a Geoid GGF File in ArcPad (Windows)

In an earlier blog post, we discussed how to specify a GGF file for use by the Trimble Positions ArcPad extension in calculating mean sea level (MSL) elevations in the field. This is done through a registry entry. The blog post … Continue reading

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Announcing the March 2015 release of Trimble Positions

We are extremely pleased to announce the March 2015 release of Trimble Positions. This release adds support for the Trimble R1 GNSS receiver in both real-time and post-processed workflows using the Trimble Positions Mobile extension or Trimble Positions ArcPad extension.  This … Continue reading

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Esri Releases ArcGIS for Windows Mobile 10.2.1

Our friends at Esri have been working on a 10.2.1 maintenance release of ArcGIS for Windows Mobile.  The English language version of the application (and SDK) was released this week and other languages will follow. New versions of the Trimble Positions … Continue reading

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