InRoads Survey Point Rename

Written by Bob Mecham.

In the current release of InRoads Survey V8i (SELECTseries) there is a tool that will allow you to rename/ renumber the observations and stations in the Fieldbook (FWD) file.  This tool is handy when you are importing multiple surveys that may have duplicate point names.

1. Open the Fieldbook Data dialog.

2.  Select the Station and Observations you want to rename.

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3. Right click on the Station Name and select Rename from the popup menu.  The Point Rename dialog will appear.

4. From the Point Rename dialog keyin the Prefix and Seed point number.  Check ON Rename Observations and click the OK button.

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5. The points selected will be renamed and the Fieldbook dialog will be updated.

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Bob Mecham

Bob Mecham

Bob joined the training and consulting firm EnvisionCAD in 2000 and became a partner in June of 2002. He has specialized in the software MicroStation & InRoads from Bentley Systems, Inc. Mr. Mecham is an industry expert in the implementation, configuration, development, and customization of the two software applications MicroStation and InRoads. Bob instructs MicroStation classes ranging from fundamentals to advanced productivity. He has extensive experience using, implementing, and instructing both InRoads Survey and InRoads Site Design. Bob received his degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the Madison Area Technical College in 1992 and has over a decade of experience in the use, implementation, and management of software and CADD systems. He has worked for a wide range of organizations providing services from general survey and engineering services to specific applications such as landfills and site design.

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