Stringer Topo is very simple to use and this Getting Started guide will help you evaluate the software, get a handle on the main features and empower you to use Stringer Topo on your own survey data.
You already have the resource files for the Getting Started (Tutorial) Guides below - they are copied onto your computer when you install Stringer Topo.
Download/Open the Stringer Topo Getting Started Guide
Note: The Drawing Template for the data referred to in this Guide is installed to C:\CSS Training Data\Stringer Topo\For Civil 3D
These Getting Started Guides will take you through the fundamental steps to import raw observational survey data:
This will add all the Point Styles required for Stringer Topo to work in your drawing/Template
Stringer Settings (STS)
Start the command Stringer setting by clicking on the above icon shown
C:\CSS Training Data\Stringer Topo\For BricsCAD\V18\Imperial\Stringer Topo\Stringer Settings files
Start the command Stringer Connect (STRC)
C:\CSS Training Data\Stringer Topo\For BricsCAD\V18\Imperial
Note: you can edit the survey pickup (unless picked up as coordinated data) to match
particular control points, add/remove target heights and more.
Select Control File (Make sure the format is set to CSV)
and select the Jones Oval - USAControl Points.csv
datum as required
Points are then added to the drawing, with labels displayed and symbols being assigned
from the Stringer Settings as shown below
Validates Codes (RAC) – This is run automatically upon importing points. If there are any codes
that aren’t in the Stringer Settings SDB file but are in the drawing, a form with UnAssociated codes
will show up. If you want to run this function again, manually click on the icon showing above
and it will be run function again.
Use the SAVE AS command to save your drawing with a suitable name and location before
running the Join All Codes Command.
Join All Codes (JAC)
Select this function to join all the strings from the field together
For Strings to join correctly they need to be a in a sequential order based on the same code
e.g. HOUS46, PATH55 etc.
You should check through the help system to appreciate the myriad of other useful functionality in Stringer Topo, or consider booking in some training for us to take you through all the finer details.
Stringer Survey is developed by:
AME Surveys Pty Ltd