You have most likely noticed that everyone's profile has a "Gift" application at the top by default and wondered to yourself "What the heck is that?"
Maybe you thought it was dumb and just continued about your business-perhaps you gave it a whirl. Don't give up so easy-there is actually a good reason for giving gifts. What i am here to tell you about may be of great… Read more →
Submitted by Jaybird on January 30, 2010 at 5:00pm —
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Land surveying is of course one of the oldest professions known to man. Needless to say, there are professional surveying companies and associations across the globe, which we should all at least know about. In this post, I will give you some valuable resources and links to International surveying companies and some well know land surveying associations, in hopes that readers will add any links that I might have missed in the comments below. This will be PART THREE of my series of… Read more →
Submitted by Jaybird on January 28, 2010 at 4:11pm —
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I need help. Can any one guide me on importing points collected from a GPS unit.
What format should my Excel file be in or should I use a .txt file? Right now my Excel file is a .CSV and it only has 3 columns: point number, latitude, longitude looks like: 2 45.33353745 -122.7635515
Also how to set up the import Point File format in Civil 3D?
What should the drawing settings be as far as the zone and available coordinate system?
This is part One of a series of blog posts regarding land surveying resources and links for our LSU members-this one is all about land surveying schools and certifications. If you have a resource or link that I missed, please feel free to drop it in the comments below the post so that everyone may benefit from this resource.
Below you will find a few pieces of software that I've run across and thought could be helpful to our land surveying members. They're all free! Comment if you have any questions whatsoever.
MapInfo Professional 10 FULL Mapinfo Professional 10 Full | Mirror Mediafire
MapInfo Professional is a powerful Microsoft Windows-based mapping and geographic analysis application from the experts in location intelligence. Designed to easily visualize the… Read more →
Here are a couple of GPS hacks that I ran across via and thought might be useful if not just interesting to the group. The first is a location based browser plug-in called Geode, by Mozilla. Geode will let users to take advantage of location data embedded within a web page. Geode’s uses… Read more →
In AutoCAD 2000i LDD when double clicking the mouse too quickly the drawing does a zoom extents. For example I have a three-button mouse, the center button (the mouse wheel) being the culprit, it controls the zooming and panning. Well I will be flying around in the drawing, zoomed in to some degree and then it happens; zoom extents!
I think I found a fix to this problem by typing in at the command prompt: "viewres" and hit enter, you are then prompted with the question "Do you want fast… Read more →
Today I introduce to you our newest member of the LSU Network, Land Surveyor United (Admin), Justin Farrow. Justin is the creator and founder of LSU and has decided to make his profile the exclusive go-to for any questions, concerns, suggestions etc. regarding the network. I ask that ALL MEMBERS please go to… Read more →
Submitted by ePalmetto on January 2, 2010 at 2:37pm —
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Land Surveyors United is the world's FIRST Global Social Network for geospatial professionals. We have dedicated, geolocated support groups for practically every country, continent and state on earth, for you to utilize for building your personal network. We are all essentially concerned with the same issues, no matter where we are located on earth. However, surveying practices and methods vary depending on the geographic location where we work. If you have noticed similarities and differences between the conditions, laws and practices between two or more areas of the world,discuss it in this forum. Build your reputation online by posting relevant discussions in your local group below.
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