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---- 3.1.4 Export Landform Design

Last Updated: 28 June 2022         For: OptiSurface Designer V3+

Overview: Export Landform Design generates the machine control file or guidance lines for use in the field.

Displayed By: File > Export Landform Design
Click Export toolbar


Export Grid Bearing (deg):  This defines the direction of the export grid bearing. Following the main slope bearing especially for OS1Way and OS2Way designs is highly recommended.

Export Grid Spacing (m or ft):  This defines the grid spacing of the export. It is recommended to use a spacing of 5m (15ft) or less.

Export Entity: Tick ON the entity you wish to export. Points are always ON by default.

  1. Go to File > Export Landform Design or click the Export toolbar.

  2. Select the folder where to save the exported file then select the format by clicking the Save As Type drop down button. Formats include AGPS Design File (*.agd), Shape File (*.shp) and Trimble AgGPS Field Level (*.gps).

  3. Fill in the details as required in Appearance image above.

  4. Click OK.

    Note. If the imported survey's original coordinate system is UTM and the export format required is Trimble Field Level (*.gps), then a conversion will be prompted as shown below. Follow the recommended Grid Rotation and hit Yes to continue.

    See Export To Field Level .gps File From UTM Coordinate System for more details.

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