Traverse PC Announces Release of TPC Desktop V8.5

Traverse PC, Inc. announces the release of TPC Desktop V8.5 (July 2005). The popular TPC Desktop series comes in three surveying editions – Personal $799, Premium $1299 and Professional $1799. Updates range from $199 to $799 depending on version and edition.

TPC V8.5 builds on the No CAD Zone™ and Universal Map Sharing™ of previous versions, making it easier than ever to go from your data to your drawings all in a single program. TPC V8.5 sports over 40 user suggestions plus contours and volumes that are 20X faster than before.

New features include user defined point symbols, export MS Excel CSV files from any view, italics / bold-italics / underlined / strikethrough text, reads DWG attributes, drag-n-drop panning, point code aliasing, one-button file sharing option, user defined raw data import/export, word wrap options in views, color coded cuts/fills for volumes, select COGO points from Quick View, user defined closed loop tolerance.

TPC V8.5 improves many existing features including 32 drawings per survey, better zoom retention, contours and volumes are now 20X faster (10,000 points/sec), borders are optional and break lines can be toggled on/off, TDS RAW file support (Rangers and Recons), stakeout report, DWG text placement and Point View sorts on any column.