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Easy to Use, Affordable Land Surveying Software and Equipment

What's been changed since my version of PC Survey?

We are asked this question frequently. Now we've compiled a list of the major features added and bugs fixed in recent history. Use this as a guide to help you decide whether to upgrade. Remember that you get one year of updates FREE!* Of course, if you are past one year, you can get a full upgrade for a lot less than your original purchase.

If you don't know which version you have, go to the startup screen or COGO screen. Go to Project -> About. The date listed is the version of your copy.

18

  • Fixed bug with resizing polygon shaped data views (18.1.1)

17

  • Fixed bug with very large curves (17.3.1)
  • improve behavior of aln/bnd info box (17.3.1)
  • Cropping bitmaps sometimes caused distortions (17.3.1)
  • Better handling for lots of lines (17.1.2)
  • Connect Points with alpha ids error fix (17.1.1)

16

  • added SL layername to the command line to select everything on a layer (16.4.2)
  • added SA to the command line to select all (16.4.2)
  • additional error handling (16.4.2)
  • export CL file issue (16.4.1)
  • copy/renumber issue (16.4.1)
  • importing dwg files with very long strings (16.3.1)
  • fixed placing components with bitmaps (16.3.1)
  • speed up opening layer dialog (16.3.1)
  • dot geopak file export (16.2.3)
  • dwg import mtext fixes (16.2.2)
  • dot cl file export (16.2.2)
  • dwg export extended error fix (16.2.1)
  • alignment report error fix (16.2.1)
  • zooming fix (16.2.1)
  • some objects were counted twice when counting the number of objects on a layer (16.1.1)
  • bitmap smashing bug (16.1.1)

15

  • layout image bug (15.4.5)
  • pdf: some colored items were exported as black even when not in monochrome mode (15.4.4)
  • import dxf with curves - drafting to cogo - some of the curves would draw incorrectly (15.4.4)
  • printing bug (15.4.3)
  • pcs.ini user font sizing more consistent (15.4.2)
  • dwg linestyle mapping name issue (15.4.1)
  • boundary fills issue (15.3.1)
  • pdf cross sections point number display issue (15.3.1)
  • alignment report ignores points on top of each other when reporting straight roads (15.2.2)
  • Export .prj file with shapefiles (15.2.2)
  • Allow deleting legal writer styles (15.2.1)
  • Fixed pdf issue (15.2.1)
  • DOT report changes (15.1.5)
  • improved dwg import of 3d arcs (15.1.4)
  • Improved auto-draw curve and buildings (15.1.3)
  • Fixed problem importing one pcs file into another (15.1.3)
  • Improved exporting basemaps (15.1.2)
  • DWG import linestyles with long names (15.1.1)

14

  • DWG import splines (14.4.3)
  • File save issues (14.4.2)
  • View > full view bug (14.3.2)
  • pdf wasn't exporting filled square point symbols as filled (14.3.1)
  • pdf: fixed issue with large data views in layout (14.2.4)
  • sdr import issue fixed (14.2.4)
  • added popup menu for aligning line labels (14.2.4)
  • better handling of compressed images (which older versions might not handle) (14.2.3)
  • Control Report format change (14.2.3)
  • improved recovery when reading in damaged project file (14.2.2)
  • dwg export with layout in model wasn't handling point tables, etc. (14.2.2)
  • reduce file artifacts from temporary files (14.2.1)
  • user control of status bar font height (14.2.1)
  • DWG export: very small viewport problem (14.2.1)
  • DTM: fixed breakline problem (14.1.3)
  • better support for decimal degrees for lat/lng (14.1.2)
  • better switching between NE/LL in points > Edit Data (14.1.2)
  • better support for LL in the eastern globe (14.1.2)
  • Edit Data SS: allow descriptions larger than 150 characters (14.1.1)
  • Layers: Multiple layers can be selected at one time for turning visibility ALL ON or ALL OFF or deletion (14.1.1)
  • PDF: Fixed an issue that caused pdf's to sometimes drop data (14.1.1)

13

  • Resolved issue saving forms (13.4.3)
  • Allow escaping out of line modes in layout (13.4.2)
  • SCDOT point reports (13.4.2)
  • ECW correctly reflecting US feet and Intl feet (13.4.2)
  • select format for saving edited images if original format is mrsid or ecw since pcs doesn't support creating those formats (13.4.1)
  • Dwg layer name problem (13.3.9)
  • Dwg import incorrectly placing some items (13.3.9)
  • Allow specifying units for incoming ECW basemaps (13.3.8)
  • SCDOT CSV alignment file (13.3.8)
  • fixed problem reading some files in with no drawing windows open (13.3.8)
  • dxf/dwg export: converts slashes to underscores (13.3.7)
  • support importing spreadsheet data in vertical controls (13.3.6)
  • support exporting dxf/dwg in R27 (2013) (13.3.5)
  • import ecw file on basemap overlay (13.3.4)
  • importing basemaps issue (13.3.4)
  • allow escaping out of line draw (13.3.4)
  • Opening file with ecw bitmaps from os (13.3.3)
  • Pdf export dropping lines (13.3.3)
  • Vertical Control elevation display fix (13.3.2)
  • Import spirals when importing pcs file (13.3.1)
  • Export spirals to pdf, dwg, and dxf (13.2.8)
  • Georeferencing module now supports ECW format (13.2.7)
  • Dxf/Dwg import/export issue resolved (13.2.4)
  • Layout lockup issue resolved (13.2.4)
  • Support for both Windows 8 and XP resolved (13.2.3)
  • Released exporting line gis files (13.2.2)
  • pcs.ini file now allows more feature codes and line/breakline codes but is a little more strict but will say which line has the problem. (13.2.1)
  • support importing dxf/dwg in R27 (2013) (13.2.1)
  • Improved 3 point georeferencing
  • Improved view areas

12

  • support importing/exporting dxf/dwg in R24 (2010) (12.1.1)
  • Bitmap printing fixes
  • Get hi & hr for starting entering survey shots
  • Fixed problem exporting
  • Fixed bitmap issue

11

  • Fixed issue reading in old libraries because of bitmaps
  • Fixed issue with stake reports
  • Dxf/dwg lineweight problem
  • Fixed issue with exporting clipped bitmaps to pdf and dwg
  • Fixed problem exporting projects to dwg that have lots of layers
  • When smashing tables, keep the texts separate
  • Prevent imported dxf layers from replacing pcs layers

10

  • Improved support for Windows 7

9

  • Improved installation process
  • Improved inserting data into tables
  • Support 2009 DWG files
  • Improved pdf line fill and curved texts
  • Added import of csv files for attribute tables

8

  • Improved export of MrSid bitmaps in pdf
  • Improved pdf and dwg exports
  • Allow triangulating just part of a tin
  • Improved MrSid display
  • Added Ctrl+Z for undo and Ctrl-Y for redo
  • Allow reinitializing auth from within form
  • Improved Windows Vista support
  • Add External to curve annotation options
  • Improved station/offset reporting
  • Allow longer point descriptions
  • Added support for Mr Sid files
  • Improved pdf line styles
  • Allow specifically setting the scale when georeferencing
  • Only export contour lines if visible
  • Improved pdf export of contour lines

7

  • Support 2007 DWG files
  • Ctrl-A selects all
  • Ctrl-Shift-A,N,C trigger the A,N,C buttons
  • Added Kentucky Single zone
  • Vista compatible
  • Support USB hardlocks
  • Improved best fit points without scaling
  • Improved export of pdf arcs

6

  • Support current geoid files. To get the geoid03 files, go to http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PC_PROD/GEOID03/index.shtml, select and download the files for the appropriates areas and store them in a Geoid03 folder in your pcs folder. So, for example, if PC Survey is installed at c:, create a folder named c:03 and store the Geoid files there.

5

  • Support Dwg 2005
  • Export bitmaps in pdf
  • Include contour lines in pdf export
  • Allow geo-referencing a bitmap that is already placed in a project
  • Allow exporting data from the layout window into model space in dxf/dwg.