Trimble Geomatics Office - TGO User Notes

Using Geomatics Office

Underlined headings refer to options on the project bar at the left hand side of the screen. Underlined, italics headings refer to the drop menus at the top of the screen.

  1. Projects: open or create a project. Use the “Metric” template. Click ‘OK’. After a few seconds the project properties dialog appears.

  2. Project Properties: Units and Format- Change (if desired) lat. long. format to DDD.dddd (decimal degrees) from DMS (degrees, minutes, seconds) format.

  3. Project properties- setting up a UTM coordinate system.

  4. Import: from ‘.DAT’ file. Double check configuration (ant. Heights, types etc.) for each file in the “checkin” window. For kinematic files make sure to select or deselect continuous data as desired.

  5. Process: click the wave icon to process the baselines that are shown in the graphics window.

  6. Adjustment: adjustment styles- edit the desired confidence level (95% confidence is standard)

  7. Adjust: click the adjust icon to perform a free adjustment.

  8. Adjust: Points- Enter the known WGS84 coordinates for the base station.

  9. Adjust: click adjust icon again to perform a fixed adjustment.

  10. Export: export coordinates in desired format.

Article ID: 82
Created: January 15, 2010
Last Updated: January 15, 2010
Author: Freddy Blume

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