Carlson Field to Finish

Posted By Perry Williams on 9/14/2008 at 11:37 AM

After using only naked Autocad LT for 10 years, I just started learning Carlson.

The field to finish stuff never seemed that important to me because I have only drafted jobs that I have personally shot the field data.

It's always easy to draw a job when you have personally shot each point and have a mental picture of the job. Just click, click, click and it's done.

But Field to Finish sure helps if you have never seen the job before!

But I've recently taken on a few drafting jobs where I have not been to the site, and I just clicked on field-to-finish saw all the dots magically connected!

Now I just gotta figure out how to match up the codes from the field crew and the .FLD file.

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