Category Archives: Configuration

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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Missing Configuration Files for the Session Processor

In the November 2014 release, we introduced the Trimble Positions Session Processor, a stand-alone utility for processing collected GNSS data (check-in, post processing, feature updating, etc.) based on Trimble Positions project settings. During installation, a proper configuration file is supposed … Continue reading

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Using a Geoid GGF File in ArcPad

In the latest release of the Trimble Positions ArcPad extension for Windows Mobile, we introduced the ability to calculate mean sea level (MSL) elevations in the field. This was in addition to the functionality that already existed to calculate MSL … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting with Log Files

In typical workflows, it shouldn’t be necessary to look at the Trimble Positions log files. However, when trying to diagnose problems or understand what’s going on in more detail, consulting the log files is a necessary step.  In addition, you … Continue reading

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A new Trimble Positions ArcPad extension release for the new year

We are pleased to announce the availability of the Trimble Positions ArcPad extension version 10.2.1.1…the last piece of the November 2014 release. This release is for Windows Mobile only and adds a few things that relate directly to customer requests: Support … Continue reading

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Problems using Version Manager when Trimble Positions Desktop is installed

Some enterprise geodatabase users have reported a problem trying to launch Version Manager from ArcMap’s Versioning toolbar with the Trimble Positions Desktop add-in installed. We can confirm this is a problem in the current (and last several) releases.  During installation of … Continue reading

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Trimble TerraFlex Desktop add-in

Those of you who are using (or considering using) Trimble TerraFlex are most likely aware of the new release earlier this week. Included in this release is the Trimble TerraFlex Desktop add-in, an ArcMap add-in that can be used to … Continue reading

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Antenna height handling in Trimble Positions

The new version of Trimble Positions includes the following improvements in handling antenna information: It is possible to specify antenna height when collecting GIS features with Positions Mobile extension for ArcGIS for Windows Mobile. Antenna height is a vertical distance … Continue reading

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Mean Sea Level heights in Trimble Positions

All heights collected in previous versions of Trimble Positions software were expressed as heights above WGS84 ellipsoid (HAE). The new Positions Desktop add-in 10.2.2.1 and Positions Mobile extension 10.2.0.2 add support for Mean Sea Level (MSL), also known as orthometric … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS for Windows Mobile + Trimble Positions with ArcGIS Online

Here’s an un-narrated YouTube video showing the entire workflow starting from an empty map document:

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