The Traverses Manager manages the traverses in the survey. It lists the traverses, allowing you to select which traverse you want to work with.
You can use the Traverses Manager to organize your data, making it easy to check record data, control data or topo data. Once you start using the Traverses Manager, you’ll wonder how you ever kept track of your data before.
TPC opens the Surface Settings dialog and gives the traversea new name like Traverse 2. Go ahead and choose the options you want for this traversethen choose OK when you are finished.
Copying a traverse differs from Duplicating a traverse in that it does not create new survey points. Instead, it references the same survey points as the original traverse. The two traverses are therefore linked by their shared survey points. Editing a shared survey point in one traverse will affect the other.
Duplicating a traverse differs from copying a traverse in that it creates new survey points which are duplicates of the original survey points. Because new, unique survey points are created, you can play with the duplicate traverse (rotate, translate, adjust coordinates, etc) without affecting the original traverse.
TPC provides a few commands that operate on all the points in a traverse. You can protect or unprotect all the points and turn the Topo status of all the points on or off.
Right click any traverse and choose Properties to display the Traverse Properties dialog.
You can open a traverse in one of three views: Traverse View, Closure View or Vertical Curve View.
Initially, a tagged traverseis drawn with it's Traverse Settings. However, you can tell a traversethat you want to use settings that are unique to a particular drawing allowing you to retain the surfaces settings in other drawings that use it.
You can include quite a bit of information about each traverse in the Traverses Manager, including area, relative error of closure, precision, etc. See Displaying Traverse Data.
If you have lots of traverses, they can be grouped. In the example shown here, three As-Built drawings have been grouped together along with two Recorded drawings and 26 preliminary drawings.
The Traverses Manager is all about helping your organize your survey into traverses. See Dividing Your Field Data into Traverses.
Changing a Traverse Name
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