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Define default export settings in Layout Manager

Last updated March 16, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Define default export settings in Layout Manager

Define default export settings in Layout Manager

You can define the default export settings for each export file type: point file ( .txt ), Trimble LM80 job file ( .cnx ), and Trimble Field Link ( .tfl ). The units depend on the settings in File menu > Settings > Options > Units and decimals.

  1. On the Manage tab, click Layout manager.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Point File to define the export settings for point files ( .txt ):
    1. Select the unit.
    2. Select the delimiter.
    3. Define the order of column headers in point files. Right-click a header in the list and select Move Up or Move Down.
  4. Click Trimble LM80 to define the export settings for Trimble® LM80 job files ( .cnx ):
    1. Select the Default directory.
    2. Select the default Length unit.

      You can select to export as meters, feet-inches, or survey feet.

    3. Select the plane Angle unit.

      The default angle unit is Degree.

    4. Select the Version of the Trimble® LM80 device.

      The default version is V4. Ensure that the setting matches the version of your layout device.

  5. Click Trimble Field Link to define the Trimble Field Link file default directory for field link files ( .tfl ).
  6. Click OK.

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