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  1. CAD Line Computations - Scale issue

    This request refers the CAD Line Computations when a line is selected. In the "Traverse" or "Turned Angle" routines there is an issue with the entered distance when using an input scale factor. If I enter a distance of 100 and select OK the distance changes to the scaled distance so If I use the same distance again I have to re-enter the distance or the distance will be scaled again. I would like the distance to remain 100 and have the scale calculations performed in the background.

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  4. Custom Point Coding

    Would like to see the ability to create custom point coding for AutoMAP line work other than the XYZ, SDR or AIMS methods. Being able to tell AutoMAP what coding to use for start or end line, curves, etc. would allow new users to have coding that fits their current field practice. Example:
    + Begin Line
    - End Line
    PC = Point of Curvature
    POC = Point on Curve
    PT = Point of Tangency
    / = Intersect
    * = Wildcard

    This would save time for the field crews not having to learn a new coding method especially when running multiple…

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  5. plss

    Hi,

    I am a CFedS in the States, which means I work in the US Public Land system and I use your software. Can you please implement the couple (really just a few) calculations necessary to restore corners in the PLSS?
    Great product by the way.

    J. Alex Kelser, PLS, CFedS

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  6. Enclose Text with object like "tcircle"

    creating a circle, slot or rectangle around text objects, like the "tcircle" command does in other CAD packages. Or even better create filled objects around text object, like a wipeout, but where you can select any colour for the wipeout.

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  7. Wet Land Hatch Pattern

    Include a predefined Wet Land/Swamp Hatch Pattern with the rest of the hatch patterns already included with MSCAD 2010 & 2013.

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  8. Add option for incremental numbered descriptions

    I am often shooting a set of targets, points or evidence that I would like to number starting from "1" or "A" up to as many points as I need. Usually this means that I have the description like "Target" followed by a number or letter. For example, "Target A". As I shoot each subsequent target, I need to keep incrementing the description, so I thought it might be easy enough to have a check box that automatically keeps incrementing the letter or number following the descriptor.

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  9. Create a method for displaying fractional dimensions

    Canadian Surveyor, working primarily in metric. I'd like to be able to set up a "Distance Style" to display smart labels in architectural units, as in, feet and fractional inches. I can easily make a plot with scaled dimensions, but getting these to display correctly with fractions for a home builder is not so easy or convenient. I'd like to be able to easily do this without having to make a separate file, and completely changing the job configuration to do so.

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  10. 4 votes
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  11. Automatic station and offset table for service taps.

    Need to automaticly create a table of station and offsets, based on road alignment, for service taps to water, storm and sanitary by picking an intersection (main line and tap) and/or the end of the service line.

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  12. MATCH ENTITY COMMAND

    This command would set the defaults in accordance with a pick of an existing screen item. Depending on the item picked the defaults- color, layer, linetype, text style, dimension style will be changed. It is a very effective tool to quickly change your defaults on the fly. This was very effective in GeneriCadd and would add value to Intellicad/MircoSurvey products. (It is very different from the existing PAINT command which can only match existing items with other existing items.)

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  13. Global Mapper

    When I use a USER Defined coordinate system Global Mapper does not run. Please add support for User Defined Systems.

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  14. I can't connect NIKON NIVO 3C. I tryed with hirose cable from Sokkia and internal bluetooth. Field Genius 8 demo version

    I can't connect NIKON NIVO 3C. I tryed with hirose cable from Sokkia and internal bluetooth. Field Genius 8 demo version. Please revise connection options when blocked screen for failure in touch screen!

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  15. Import an ACSII file with a header line.

    When importing an ACSII file allow an option to ignore lines such as a header line.

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  16. Allow different users to view colours differently on their screen

    We have users that like to have different coloured graphic screen or sheet/layout colours. Is it possible to have it so that each individual computer can have a 'mask' for their colours? I.e. if we have layer 'BOUNDARY' as Blue in colour with our template, but John Smith likes it to be Magenta. It would be nice if there was a way for John Smith to have a mask in order to view Blue as Magenta without having to change the layer's colour. This is just to view on the screen, NOT for printing.

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  17. TEXT APPEND

    Text append command would allow the user to pick an existing text line on screen. The routine would allow you start typing additional text (on screen) starting on the next line below the existing text. The newly typed text would naturally be the same text style, same height, color, layer and rotation.

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  18. ACE Additions

    1) The ability to select by common description. I know we can sort then select but this would be only one step.
    2) The ability to then place symbols and control their scale via those description selected. Sort of like AutoMAP but for small jobs.

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  19. Project Manager window

    A "delete" button would have been handy to delete projects that are not in use anymore instead of going through the "Regedit.exe application

    Regards,

    Laurent

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  20. Allow customisation of decimal point in ASCII files

    It would be really handy if the decimal point could be configured (per use or session) to use the period or comma character for the ascii files used to import points. That should be available regardless of the regional settings of the system, although the setting stored there could also be used as an initial option.

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