Topcon Ribbon for AutoCAD: Overview

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How to get the Topcon Ribbon?

Options Overview

Ribbon via MAGNET Office Tools

Option A

 

  • MAGNET Office Tools is part of the MAGNET Office installation
  • MAGNET Office Tools has to be checkmarked during the installation to get the Topcon ribbon integration

  • MAGNET Office Tools will add the Topcon ribbon into the AutoCAD user interface
  • Users can work into a Logged in and a Logged out state
  • The Logged in state requires an active MAGNET Enterprise subscription

Logged Out Functionality

  • Export to local computer only
  • No sharing though MAGNET Enterprise
  • Create a MAGNET Field job (*.mjf)
  • Create Topcon machine control files of:  Project (*.tp3), Points (*.pt3), Linework (*.ln3), and Surface (*.tn3)

Logged In Functionality

  • Single click-and-share directly from AutoCAD to your active job sites
  • Constant and secure collaboration with all project team members
  • Instant upload as either a DWG, Topcon machine control (*.tp3), MAGNET Field job (*.mjf), as well as any other file type.

Ribbon via Topcon Exchange for AutoCAD

Option B

 

  • Topcon Exchange for AutoCAD is a free add-on
  • Topcon Exchange for AutoCAD will add the Topcon ribbon into the AutoCAD user interface
  • Users can work into a Logged in state only
  • The Logged in state requires an active MAGNET Enterprise subscription

Logged In Functionality only

  • Export to local computer only
  • Create a MAGNET Field job (*.mjf)
  • Create Topcon machine control files of:  Project (*.tp3), Points (*.pt3), Linework (*.ln3), and Surface (*.tn3)
  • Single click-and-share directly from AutoCAD to your active job sites
  • Constant and secure collaboration with all project team members
  • Instant upload as either a DWG, Topcon machine control (*.tp3), MAGNET Field job (*.mjf), as well as any other file type.

Installation Order

  • The AutoCAD application needs to be installed first
  • MAGNET Office or Topcon Exchange for AutoCAD comes second
  • Both applications cannot be installed simultaneously on one computer

Troubleshooting

Topcon ribbon missing

  • Click Load
  • TOPCON_MAGNET will be populated into the Customization Group
  • Topcon ribbon will appear
  • Click Close