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README.

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Leica Survey Office 2.0
(c) Leica Geosystems AG Switzerland
***** Version 2.0 changes ******
GENERAL:
- User interface changed
- COM Port Recognition improved: More than 4 COM ports are now supported
- Instrument selection concept changed: Instrument series is now selected instea
d of instrument type
- Additional instruments supported:
DNA: DNA03,DNA10
- Help Files updated
DATA EXCHANGE MANAGER:
- Communication to instrument is only established when the COM Port node is expa
nded
- DNA Series instruments are now supported
- Update concept of PC drives improved
- Printing from file viewer is no supported
SOFTWARE UPLOAD:
- TPS1100, RCS1100, TPS1000: Transfer File dialog is now replaced by a Software
Installation Wizard
- DNA Series instruments are now supported
COORDINATE EDITOR:
- Point Codes and Attributes 1-8 are now supported
- Coordinate Edit View Columns are now user-definable
- Saving coordinates to GSI8 is now supported
- Saving coordinated to tab-separated ASCII files is now supported
- ASCII Import Wizard: Decimal recognition is now independent of windows decimal
separator setting
- File Open and File Save dialogs: Last used directory and file type are used as
defaults
- Printing of files is now improved
CODELIST MANAGER:
- Entry of choicelist items improved
- Codelists can now be opened and saved via standard windows dialogs
- DNA: New Basic and Standard Codelist templates
TPS300/700 & DNA TOOLS:
Format Manager:
- DNA: New Standard Format template
- TPS700: Standard Template now supports the application "Sets of Angles"
Configuration Manager:
- Application name changed from "TPS Setup" to "Configuration Manager"
- New DNA Template
***** Version 1.33 changes ******
GENERAL:
- COM Port Recognition improved, USB to RCS232 converters are supported now
- Additional instruments supported:
TPS700: TC702auto,TCR702auto,TC703auto,TCR703auto,TC705auto,TCR705auto,TC705Sa
uto,TCR705Sauto
TPS300/700 TOOLS:
Format Manager:
- TPS300 Basic and Standard Templates: Application Reference Line and all relate
d variables are now supported
***** Version 1.32 changes ******
GENERAL:
- Additional operating systems supported: Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows ME
- Additional instruments supported:
TPS700: TC705S,TCR705S
DATA EXCHANGE MANAGER:
- TPS300/700: Characters "/" and "\" are no longer supported within job names

COORDINATE EDITOR:
- When importing a GSI file any sequence of Easting (WI81), Northing (WI82), and
Height (WI83) is supported
- When importing a GSI file which contains both, station coordinates (WI84, WI85
, and WI86) and target coordinates (WI81, WI82, and WI83) within one block, only
the target coordinates are imported
TPS1100 TOOLS:
Code Converter: New version 2.10 included which corresponds to Firmware version
2.10
TPS1000 Tools:
Configuration Utility: New version 2.26.00-6 included
***** Version 1.31 changes ******
CODELIST MANAGER:
- TPS700: Problem with defining shortcuts solved
***** Version 1.30 changes ******
GENERAL:
- Additional instruments supported:
TPS300: TC302,TCR302
TPS1100: TCM1101plus,TCM1102plus,TCM1103plus,TCM1105plus,TCRM1101plus,TCRM1102
plus,TCRM1103plus,TCRM1105plus,TCRA1101plus,TCRA1102plus,TCRA1103plus,TCRA1105pl
us,TCA1101plus,TCA1102plus,TCA1103plus,TCA1105plus
DATA EXCHANGE MANAGER:
- When downloading fixpoints or measurements with user defined formats (format f
iles) the last used file extensions are used as default extensions (instead of t
he default file extensions *.mdt and *.crd)
SOFTWARE UPLOAD:
- TPS1100: Software Upload improved: Software can be loaded approximately 50% fa
ster if V2.0 is loaded
- TPS1100: New software V2.0 is not compatible with the older versions 1.xx and
vice versa.
- TPS300/700: Battery power is checked before upload is started
CODELIST MANAGER:
- TPS1100: No shortcuts for point codes allowed
COORDINATE EDITOR:
- Open files have to be saved with 'Save As'
TPS300/700 TOOLS:
Format Manager:
- TPS700 Standard Template: The variable "Point ID (Target)" is now also contain
ed in the datablock type "Local Coordinate (TPS)"
- TPS700 Basic and Standard Templates: Application Reference Line and all relate
d variables are now supported
***** Version 1.20 changes ******
GENERAL:
- Additional instruments supported:
TPS1100: TCRA1101,TCRA1102,TCRA1103,TCRA1105
TPS700: TC702,TCR702,TC703,TCR703,TC705,TCR705
SOFTWARE UPLOAD:
- TPS1000/1100: Upload order of applications can be determined
- TPS2003/5100/5005: Improved Firmware Upload
DATA EXCHANGE MANAGER:
- TPS300/700: Codelist names starting with a number are now supported if the nam
e contains at least one alphanumerical.
CODELIST MANAGER:
- TPS700: New Basic and Standard Codelist templates allowing the entry of shortc
uts
COORDINATE EDITOR:
- Problems with unit conversions when importing ASCII Data in US Feet solved
TPS300/700 TOOLS:
TPS Setup:
- Included new settings (Compensator, GSI Mask, User key, Reticle) for TPS300 an
d TPS700
Format Manager:
- Minor TPS300 Template corrections
- New TPS700 Templates
***** Version 1.12 changes ******
SOFTWARE UPLOAD:
- TPS1000: Upload Problems with ATR firmware 2.20 and EDM firmware 2.20 solved
CODELIST MANAGER:
- TPS300 Basic: Attribute Type is set to "Normal" instead of "Fixed"
TPS300 TOOLS:
Format Manager:
- Variables with precision "0" are rounded correctly instead of truncated
***** Version 1.11 changes ******
GENERAL:
- COM Port recognition problems on new WIN98 solved
- Additional instruments supported: TC1101,TCR1101,TCM1101,TCRM1101,TCA1101
- Instrument TC15500L corrected to TC1500L
DATA EXCHANGE MANAGER:
- Icon indicating the data reception added to transfer dialog header
- TPS300: Upload and download can be stopped immediately by selecting the Cancel
button
- TPS300: Speed of Data Transfer improved
SOFTWARE UPLOAD:
- TPS1100: File recognition problems from CD under WIN95/98 solved
- TPS1100: *.app files are loaded with application when located in the same dire
ctory
- TPS300: TPS300 display now shows "Upload in progress" during the upload of sof
tware
- TPS1000: System Firmware for small boards can not be loaded on instruments wit
h large boards
CODELIST MANAGER:
- IDEX Format now supports shortcut "O"
- TPS300 Advanced: Attribute Name length is changed from 7 to 8 characters
TPS300 TOOLS:
Format Manager:
- Edit View now supports Unicode
- Multiple lines in the format properties fully supported
- Variables in the Edit View can not be overtyped
***** Version 1.1 changes ******
GENERAL:
- Recognition of COM Ports improved
- Additional instruments supported: TC2003, TCA2003,TM5000, TDM5000, TDA5000, TM
5100, TM5100A, TM5005, TDM5005, TDA5005
DATA EXCHANGE MANAGER:
- TPS300: Codelist name now shown on the instrument
- TPS300: Download of large fixpoint files (over 6000) points in IDEX Format sup
ported
- TPS1100/1000: Copying of any files to the GSI directory on the memory card all
owed
- TPS1100/1000: Deleting of GSI directories on the memory card allowed
COORDINATE EDITOR:
- Correct sorting of numerical Point IDs
- Any decimal separators (e.g. comma) set in the Windows regional settings are n
ow supported
- Any Number groupings set in the Windows regional settings are now supported
- Import of text files containing more than 10000 fixpoints supported
- Deletion of user defined ASCII Import templates through context menu in the Op
en File Dialog
- When closing an imported text file the user is prompted to save it to IDEX or
GSI Format
SOFTWARE UPLOAD:
- TPS1000/1100: Geobasic Interpreter not required in the same directory when upl
oading Geobasic applications
- TPS1000/1100: Overwrite option when uploading Geobasic applications
- TPS1000/1100: Filename of applications now displayed in the Transfer dialog
- TPS1000/1100: Licence codes of applications now displayed correctly in the Vie
w Applications dialog
- TPS1000: Display of System Languages in the Transfer dialog improved
TPS1100 TOOLS:
- Code Converter installed as TPS1100 Tool in directory \UserTools\CodeConverter
. For more information please refer to codeconv.pdf.
- Geobasic 1100 installed as TPS1100 Tool in directory \UserTools\Geobasic1100.
For more information on Geobasic1100 refer to the file readme.txt.
TPS1000 TOOLS:
- New Version of Geobasic1000 installed in directory \UserTools\Geobasic1000. Fo
r more information on changes refer to the file chg_229.txt.
TPS300 TOOLS:
Format Manager:
- Default units are applied to newly inserted variables
- Insert Variables dialog can be minimised
TPS Setup:
- Additional settings