Monthly Archives: April 2013

A New Release!

If you’re keeping track, that’s 2 releases this month for Trimble Positions.  The main addition to this release is a localized version of all components for the Japanese language.  We did make a few other minor fixes to warrant a … Continue reading

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Making a (Field Configuration) and Checking it Twice

One of the big things we’ve tried to do with Trimble Positions, especially in the context of ArcGIS for Windows Mobile, is simplify the workflow.  To that end, we introduced field configurations as a way to ‘pre-configure’ sources of real-time … Continue reading

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Missing Arrows on the Scroll-able GPS Info Bar

In ArcGIS for Windows Mobile, the GPS Info bar at the bottom of the map view can be scrolled during data collection to display: current coordinates, current estimated accuracy, predicted post-processed accuracy, and number of averaged points in the current … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Desktop – Basic, Standard or Advanced?

This is a topic that has generated a significant amount of discussion for various reasons, some more obvious than others.  In this latest release, we addressed the issue through a few minor code changes but more significant changes in the … Continue reading

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What’s New in the April 2013 Release

As promised, here are some quick highlights in the new release.  You can refer to the Release Notes (for each product) for a full listing of new features and issues addressed. Trimble Positions Software Suite (all components) Localization – French, … Continue reading

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New Version of Trimble Positions Released Today!

The Trimble Positions development team is happy to announce that our latest release hit the trimble.com site for download earlier today!  We’ll have more here tomorrow on some of the exciting new features. Yes…the version numbers have gotten a bit … Continue reading

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Positions Enables ArcGIS for Windows Mobile for 3D!

Out-of-the-box, ArcGIS for Windows Mobile is a 2D data collection solution.  Although you can take 3D feature classes to the field (new at ArcGIS 10.1 / Mobile 3.0), you will only ever get X/Y values for them. However, by adding … Continue reading

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The Desktop (aka Office-side) Database

The YouTube video posted earlier covers the basic installation of the Trimble Positions Desktop add-in and the creation of the desktop, or office-side, database.  However, we think it would be useful to have a brief discussion about what this database … Continue reading

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New Content in ‘Common Questions’

We’ve added some content to the Common Questions page based on what we’ve seen through support and other forums.  Let us know if there are other things you think should be here that aren’t otherwise covered in the product datasheet … Continue reading

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Setting up Metadata Transfer…After the Fact

What’s that?  Went out in the field and collected a bunch of data but forgot to set your GNSS metadata transfer fields from the desktop before you went out?  Not a problem…this can be done completely after the fact as … Continue reading

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