Category Archives: Known Issues

Problems Editing a TerraSync Project with Subtyped Layers

A customer recently reported an issue with the TerraSync check-out/check-in workflow when using layers with subtypes. Specifically, features collected with different subtypes (remember that each subtype creates its own feature type in the data dictionary) get checked back in to … Continue reading

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First-time Add-in Behavior with ArcGIS Desktop 10.4, 10.4.1, & 10.5

For those of you using Trimble Positions Desktop add-in with ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 and above, you have likely noticed peculiar behavior the first time you run ArcMap after installing the add-in. Specifically, you will see an entry for Trimble Positions … Continue reading

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Updates to the Trimble Positions Desktop add-in 10.5.0.1 Release

In December of last year, we announced the release of Trimble Positions Desktop add-in 10.5.0.1. In January, we found an issue with improper recognition of centimeter R2 receiver capabilities when post-processing SSF data. We are happy to announce that this issue has … Continue reading

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Potential Issue with Post-Processing SSF Data from a Centimeter R2

We have recently become aware of an issue in the new release of Trimble Positions Desktop add-in v10.5.0.1 that can negatively affect the accuracy of post-processed SSF data from an R2 receiver with centimeter capabilities. The Desktop add-in is not … Continue reading

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Trimble Positions Desktop 10.4.0.1 update

In early March, we released Trimble Positions Desktop add-in 10.4.0.1 as part of a full-suite release. After the release, with the help of our user community, we found a couple issues that warranted fixing. A new installation package was posted … Continue reading

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A New Release and a Known Issue

Although we were somewhat quiet about it, we did release a new version of the Trimble Positions Software Suite last month. Highlights of the release include: Enhanced TerraSync and TerraFlex workflow support Improved post-processing options Increased device support Database management … Continue reading

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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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