Last Updated 11/14/02

Survey Chief for Windows

What's New?
11/14/02 Survey Chief 5.1.0 was released. New features include:
  • Additional attributes can be added to cogo points. This allows you to store a virtually unlimited amount of data with each point.
  • Attributes can contain links to other file types, such as digital pictures or word processing files, and are opened automatically, just by double clicking the attribute.
  • Custom printing formats are available for Cogo, Topo, Baseline, Gradeline, and Gradesheet file types. Format your printouts the way you (or your client) would like to see them.
  • New Rotation wizard simplifies rotations and allows you to save commonly used grid transformations.
  • 510: Added the ability to edit multiple text entities in a drawing simultaneously.
  • 510: Added support for attrbutes to Topo reduction. Data from various topo fields can be assigned to user defined attributes.
  • 510: Enhanced the expression processing for filters, allowing you to display only points meeting a specific set of conditions.
  • 510: Added the ability to use attribute data in the description writer.
  • 510: Added the ability to copy stored transformations in a text format which can be pasted directly into AutoCAD to simplfy block and XREF insertions and grid transformations.
  • 510: Corrected a problem with DXF export of ARCs.
  • 510: Corrected some minor issues with Windows XP.

Survey Chief 5 for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K has now been released. Survey Chief includes the following features:

Survey Chief Screen

Survey Chief Version 5.1.0 is the latest version for 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP. The latest version may be downloaded from the trial download page. This version requires a release code to activate the software once the trial period expires.

System Requirements:
486 or Pentium with 32meg RAM, 800x600 SVGA graphics, Windows 95/98/NT/2K. 1024x768 or better video recommended for drafting/plotting.

FileMan48 Surveyors Database

FileMan48 was a transfer and database program designed to work in conjunction with RAMSS' Party Chief Surveying Software for the HP48. It was replaced by Survey Chief for DOS, and eventually, Survey Chief for Windows. It is no longer available for sale, but existing users can upgrade to Survey Chief.

The current (and final) DOS version of FileMan48 and Survey Chief is 3.3g. If you have an earlier DOS version see updates for information on ordering the latest version.

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Revision History
02/10/99 Added button bar, revised address, added META
03/01/99 minor revisions per weblint
12/16/99 Updated for 411
08/25/00 Updated for 412, added Desc Meta
01/17/01 updated for 500
08/01/02 SC502, deprecated FM
11/14/02 updated for 510