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Process raw file

Postby ergols1727 » Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:27 am

Right now I have these older file types;

cdx, dbf, fbk, ini, raw, cdx, dbf.

I would like to import the right file (out of this list of options) and process the raw data to coordinate a new traverse from this older ms survey information. How do I know which file to use and which import option in MS 2016 to use to do this? Is there a way to examine any of these files to determine which version of Fieldgenius may have been used to create them?

Thanks,

Ted
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Re: Process raw file

Postby richmondsurveys » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:23 am

fbk or the raw file has been my preferred choices

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Re: Process raw file

Postby James Johnston » Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:56 pm

In this case the .raw file contains all the information you need to process the traverse. There are a few articles on this format below:

All specifications:
http://helpdesk.microsurvey.com/index.p ... -rw5-specs

More information on GPS records:
http://helpdesk.microsurvey.com/index.p ... servations

A breakdown of a multiset record:
http://helpdesk.microsurvey.com/index.p ... s-raw-file
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