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Check the sketch: getting down to detail

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I recall being called an ‘old school’ surveyor by a survey manager in a suit (who should have known better) when I suggested the site sketch is still the ‘last best resort’ in mapping building deatils. Since then I have … Continue reading

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TheoLt key pad

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I’m helping out on a big survey and we’re nearly done with the total station work, the missing bits are now apparent and it’s time to move into detail. Generally I’m happier knocking out a measured sketch but on this … Continue reading

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Converting Metric drawings to Imperial

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I recently got in a tangle over this so I thought I’d post a tested method to convert a Metric drawing to Imperial. If you simply change the length ‘units‘ in the drawing, all that happens is that the distance … Continue reading

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Elevation views in AutoCAD

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One of the most frequently asked questions by TheoLt users is: ‘How do I get an elevation view of the building I’m measuring?’ TheoLt sends 3D data to AutoCAD which is plotted in the lines and layers of your choice. … Continue reading

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