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Stringer connect rounding settings

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09-26-2012 02:16 PM



I have used stringer connect in the past and it seemed that my traverse shots (which went to four decimal places 0.0000) that were in my raw file were converted to a fbk file and it held the decimal places.  Now when I use it, the program rounds my shots to three decimal places (0.000) which changes the locations just slightly.  I don't think I changed any settings deliberately.  How can I get my four decimal places back?



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Re: Stringer connect rounding settings

10-02-2012 08:30 AM in reply to: sparkyfeets

Check your precision settings in the Survey database.


On the Survey tab of Toolspace, right click the Survey database, select Edit Survey Database Settings.

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Re: Stringer connect rounding settings

10-02-2012 09:07 AM in reply to: tcorey

Thanks for the response.  I'm actually looking for the rounding settings for the Stringer Connect program.  I realize my question is a little out of place, this being a Civil 3D discussion group.  But I can't seem to find an answer anywhere and I know some people who frequent this discussion group also use Stringer Connect.  So I thought I'd give it a shot.



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Re: Stringer connect rounding settings

10-03-2012 05:45 AM in reply to: sparkyfeets

Which version are you using?


I'm not sure if there is a program or part there of to set the decimal places in stringer connect.


There is a file called numeric.dat which stores the settings used by stringer connect located either here


C:\ProgramData\CADApps\Stringer 2011




C:\ProgramData\CSS\Stringer 2012




C:\ProgramData\CSS\Stringer 2013


Open the file numeric.dat in notepad and change the number on the first line from 3 to 4. This is the number that controls the decimal places.



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Andrew Puller
Maitland, NSW, Australia
Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
Intel core i7 2600 @ 3.40 GHz with 16GB Ram
Civil 3d 2013 64bit

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