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Can points not in a feature be roped into an existing feature in Trimble Pathfinder?

I am editing a Trimble Pathfinder .cor file to reduce standard deviation on collected points in features and meet govt. standards. Some features have a large standard deviation between contributing ...
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Trimble Nomad and ArcPad gwes.exe Error

On my Trimble Nomad, I have ArcPad 8 and windows mobile 8. The handheld has been working great up until recently. The machine has been very choppy and slow and when I go to add a point or really do ...
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What is the difference between loading a background file or a data file onto a Trimble unit?

I am curious what the difference is between loading a background file and a data file onto a Trimble in Terrasync, as both seem to be able to display a .shp file. Is it that a data file can then be ...
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uploading data to trimble via pathfinder

I was sent via email many different file formats: .dd, .gic, .gip, .gis, .giw, .gix, .obs, .obx, .car I need to upload this to my trimble to go out and complete a survey. How do you create one ...
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Is there a way to hide certain values in a layer on ArcPad 10.0?

My organization uses Arcpad 10 on a trimble nomad. We have many data points in an environmental survey layer, but I would like to only display points from the last two years on Arcpad to help add ...
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Trimble pathfinder data dictionary default value exclusion

Is it possible to have a numeric attribute in trimble pathfinder without having to use a default value? I am trying to make a numeric attribute compulsory to fill in BUT because the data dictionary ...
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Is it possible to display labels in background files (.imp) on Trimble GPS units?

I have been trying to figure out if this is possible for a while now. I know if you load a file in as a data file, you can click on a feature and the label will pop up. However, you cannot view a data ...
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Can you identify attributes of a shapefile on the gps?

My company uses Trimble GeoExplorer 6000 GPS units and pathfinder office software. Is there a way once a shapefile is created to bring up the attribute table on the gps unit? We have been loading ...
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why won't the view options for the attribute table under “data; existing file” window not display with Trimble GeoXT?

I'm using the Trimble GeoXT and TerraSync version 5.3. I'm in TerraSync under Data -> Existing File -> and chose a shapefile to open up and view. It immediately displays the attribute table, however, ...
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Trimble GeoXH Geoexplorer 2008 COM1 problem

I am using TerraSync and getting an error: GPS: The COM port is already configured for use by another device. Does anyone know how to correct this so I can start using my bluetooth connection ...
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Lat/Long attribute to Trimble Pathfinder Data Dictionary

Is it possible to add beginning and end point lat/long attribute to Trimble Pathfinder Data Dictionary before collecting data in the field?
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Location Data in TAIP Format to Geoevent Processor

We are testing whether we can get the surveyed cordinates in a Trimble GPS transferred online via TAIP format ( Trimble exchange protocol) to ArcGIS Geoevent processor . For this , one main concern ...
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Automate end-snap of lines mid-way between nodes?

I have a polyline feature class of field-collected (Trimble GeoXT with ArcPad10) stream segments. For whatever reason (still troubleshooting why), my employee returned from the field and the majority ...
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Feature unclasses unavailable for export in Trimble Positions?

I'm trying to create a project with Trimble Positions but I can't because all of the data is unavailable because of "unsupported workspace". What does this mean and how can I fix it?
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How to use an existing data dictionary with a new shapefile in pathfinder office?

when importing a new shapefile in pathfinder office to later be exported to the trimble geoxt, and selecting the option to import with an existing data dictionary does there need to be some common ...
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Transferring coded domain alias names to Trimble data dictionary for GPS updates

I am using a Trimble GeoXH unit along with TerraSync and Pathfinder Office to update the positions of assets in our water district that have never been GPS'd (they were brought in from CAD drawings, ...
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Compatibility issue between TerraSync 5.41 and Pathfinder 5.70?

I use a Geoexplorer 6000 series for work quite a bit. Recently my Geoexplorer stopped being able to read shapefiles from my Pathfinder Office. I checked and my employer's IT department upgraded my ...
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Regarding processing of GNSS data heights

I have a TRIMBLE GPS receiver and in its data, I am able to derive the ECEF xyz coordinates. My objective is to obtain the orthometric heights, which I could do using the equation h = H + N. My ...
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Differential correction error

I am trying to differentially correct a shape I collect with a Trimble Juno handheld in Terrasync. The file displays fine in GPS Pathfinder Office, but when I differentially correct it, the .cor file ...
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WGS 84 - NAD 83 with a twist

I have a dataset of GPS field point collected received in WGS 84 but displayed in NAD 83 UTM. I used a field point to inform a total station for a reference starting point, so all my total station ...
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Differential Correction Wizard Doesn't Pop Up?

Any Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office users out there ever run into this problem? When I try to run the differential correction wizard the program stutters for a brief second then nothing happens. All ...
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How do I export sensor records from a Trimble GeoExplorer to a mapping program?

So I am fairly new with the GIS world and could use a lot of help!! I am currently surveying with a Trimble Geoexplorer 6000 XH What sort of mapping program can I use to export sensor records to ...
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Points warped when exporting to shape file (position off in Qgis when imported)

I have just purchased a used Trimble GeoXH and I have done some surveys. I did the differential corrections in Trimble Pathfinder Office 4.10. I have exported the corrected and uncorrected files and ...
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Issues for 3D length using GPS road tracking for undulated topography

We are tracking road network for undulated topography using Trimple Juno GPS. Is it any problems for 3D length using UTM projection? Thanks to Advance