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See UTM coordinates in Google Maps and Street View

Step 1. Download the data feed template. Although the article focuses on UTM coordinates, the application has templates in latitude and longitude with decimal degrees, as well as in degrees, minutes and seconds. Step 2. Upload the template. When selecting the template with the data, ...

Microstation: Import Excel Coordinates and Annotations

Excel coordinates microstation
The case: I have data collected with GPS Promark 100, and using the post-processing GNSS application that these teams have, it allows me to send the information to Excel. The columns marked in yellow are the east and north coordinates and their respective annotation; the rest is just information related to post-processing. The Problem: I require users to ...

How to access an external email from Gmail using POP3

In this article we will see how to configure POP Gmail. For those who travel a lot or need to access email from different computers, using the Microsoft Outlook client is really awkward; Although for institutional purposes it is almost inevitable, after knowing Gmail it feels like a caveman to use an Outlook that has made little progress ...

Show more recent files, Word and Excel

It often happens to us, that we forget where a file was stored. Sometimes we move it around, open it in the browser's download folder or simply the obsolete Windows search engine is a calamity. Well, if that file is among the last 50 that we have opened, the fastest way is to see it from ...

How to Compare Word Documents

Frequently it happens to us, that we work on a document, then someone changes it without marking the revision of changes and sooner or later we occupy ourselves with comparing the two. Although I very seldom write about programs for mere mortals, I take this opportunity because this function is included in Microsoft Word, and it does it to ...

MapinXL, maps from Excel

MapinXL is an application built by ARTICQUE, aimed at office people, who are not experts in GIS but who want to impress with colored maps. We spend our lives wanting to connect our maps to Excel, aware that others cannot be far from Microsoft's solutions; and for this we have done a thousand ...

How to know the password of a file

There are various tools on the Internet that allow you to find a secret password, or as we will better call it today: the password of a file, I do not intend with this post to promote malice; Rather, explain the risk that exists by believing that all our data is protected in a simple way behind the name of a love of ...