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What is a Geoid and how do you use them in PointMan?

Definition: A geoid is the irregular shaped “ball” that scientists use to calculate depths of any deep object, such as underground utilities, more accurately beneath the earth’s surface. The generalized relationship between the ellipsoid, the geoid, and the actual...

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What is a “Snap” Feature?

The snap feature moves points or vertices to coincide exactly with the vertices, edges, or end points of other features. The pedigree for that location is then copied to the snapped vertex/point which allows a user to connect a geometric vertex or edge of one feature...

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Conversion & Importation of Excel, CSV, DWG, or DXF Data

Conversion & Importation of Excel, CSV DWG, or DXF data Summary ESRI’s Shapefile format is a common method of transferring spatial data and attributes. One caveat on Shapefiles is that there is no information exported that directly indicates the style or color of...

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Pairing Bad Elf

Pairing the Bad Elf Flex Unit with PointMan  Details Accuracy  Without any additional subscription or cost, the Flex unit provides 30 cm – 60 cm (sub-meter) accuracy and includes full access to an unlocked RTK rover workflow.   For higher accuracy readings and/or...

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I am or will be switching devices. What should I do?

Any transferring of data – for Plus users – will need to be done on the user’s end and will require BOTH devices (old and new). Thus, PLEASE HOLD ONTO THE OLD DEVICE UNTIL YOUR DATA HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY TRANSFERRED OVER.  To transfer your project data, please follow...

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