Station Helmert

The Station Helmert option opens the 12d Field – Helmert Resection panel. This panel is used to calculate and establish the position of the instrument in relation to known control points, this method is known as a resection. Continue down the page to see the 12d Field – Helmert Resection panel options. To view the 12d Field – Helmert Resection panel, [...]
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Common Function Panel Buttons

In 12d Field there are several buttons that are common and have the same function across many 12d Field panels. Scroll down the page to see the functions of these buttons. MEASUREMENT STYLES Distance SNGL –  The <Distance SNGL> button when pressed, will take a single bearing and distance shot. Distance MULT – The <Distance MULT> button when pressed, will take [...]
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Station Standard

The Station Standard option opens the 12d Field - Instrument Setup panel. This panel is used to establish the position of the instrument over a station point. Continue down the page to see the 12d Field - Instrument Setup panel options. To view the 12d Field - Instrument Setup panel, Use: Show Options => Station Setup => Station [...]
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Station Details

The Station details are displayed in the 12d Field - Current Setup Details panel. Scroll down the page to see the various information that the 12d Field - Current Setup Details panel displays. To view the 12d Field - Current Setup Details panel, Use: Show Options => Station Setup => Station Details See the below image of [...]
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Station Setup

The Station Setup menu panel is used to display current station setup information and to set up a new station. Continue down the page to see the various menu panel options. To view the Station Setup menu panel, Use: Show Options => Station Setup The Station Setup menu panel consists of the below options: Station Details [...]
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Show Options

The second button from the right of the 12d Field Control Bar, when pressed, opens the 12d Field Options menu panel. The list of options in the Options menu are: Station Setup - When pressed opens up the Station Setup menu panel Checks - When pressed opens up the checks (Setout) menu panel Setout - When pressed opens up the [...]
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TPS Settings

The yellow button, third from the left, on the 12d Field instrument control bar opens up the 12d Field - TPS Settings panel. This panel allows the user to control the instruments measurement parameters and settings. The 12d Field - TPS Settings panel is divided into four tabbed sections. Settings Windows Measurements Other The Settings [...]
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Target Heights

The first button on the left of the control bar is used to display the current height of target, and when pressed opens up the "12d Field - Target Heights Panel". This panel is used to change the current target height. Target heights can be changed by using one of the three options on this [...]
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Instrument Control Bar

Once the instrument has been set and succsessfuly connected to 12d Field, two panels will appear. The "12dField - Current Setup Details" panel is showing the relative information for current setup. 12d Field will remember the setup details from when 12d Field was used last. The other panel is the 12d Field Instrument Control Bar, [...]
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Instrument Selection – Available Instruments Toggling

The instruments list is populated by the ‘12dF_INSTRUMENT_SELECTION.4D’ file. This file is created by default in the ‘user’ folder when you first start 12d Field. The ‘user’ folder is C:\12d\14.00\user\ You can change the available instruments by editing this file. Use a text editor to edit the file (Notepad is best – DO NOT USE WordPad [...]
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