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  • DATA COLLECTION INTERFACES -- Upload and download to popular data collectors
  • TRAVERSE ADJUSTMENT -- Spreadsheet editor for raw data with graphics and processing for traverse adjustments
  • SURVNET -- Advanced network least-squares for total station, GPS and level data
  • FIELD-TO-FINISH -- Draw points with styles and in point groups set by point descriptions and draw linework by several flexible methods
  • FIELD-TO-FINISH INSPECTOR -- Inspect all field-to-finish elements, see description source and re-draw based on descriptions edits
  • COGO -- Streamlined inverse, traverse, sideshot, intersections, interpolation, translate, rotate, scale and align
  • COORDINATE TRANSFORMATIONS -- Transform coordinates and screen entities between lat/lon and grid projections as well as local to local by Helmert and least-squares methods
  • DEEDS -- Enter deed by description, read deed data from deed file, deed reports, deed correlation and generate legal description from drawing
  • CUT SHEETS -- Create custom cut sheet reports with reference grades and station-offsets


Carlson Survey is designed to complement land surveying operations and provides a variety of survey features to process data from surface modeling to Least Squares Network Adjustment. Users work seamlessly between the office and the field by utilizing company-wide design styles for ease of use and efficiency.

Choose your platform – Carlson Survey works on:
  • IntelliCAD® (built-in)
  • AutoCAD® OEM (built-in)
  • AutoCAD® (sold separately)


  • IMPORT/EXPORT -- User-defined import and export of point data along with conversions with specific other formats
  • DRAW POINTS -- Draw points with settings for symbols, layers and styles
  • POINT GROUPS -- Point group manager to define sets of point by filters
  • COORDINATE FILE HISTORY -- Tracks all changes to points with report and undo functions
  • FIX POINT LABEL OVERLAPS -- Finds point label overlaps with rule options to fix automatically
  • POINT TOOLS -- Utilities for modify point labels such as move with leader, twist and resize


  • BUILD SURFACES -- By triangulation or rectangular grids
  • CONTOURING -- One step triangulate and contour from 3D entities as well as contouring from surface files
  • SURFACE MANAGER -- Change surface display properties and adjust surface functions to add and remove points and breaklines and swap edges
  • VOLUMES -- Earthwork volumes between triangulation or grid surfaces
  • PAD DESIGN -- Tie cut/fill slopes from pad perimeter to surface, build pad surface, calculate and balance volumes, and edit pad parameters

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  • LABEL AREAS -- Customized area label styles and several methods to select areas to label
  • SIZE AREAS -- Sliding side area, hinged area, area radial from curve and bearing area cutoff
  • LOT MANAGER -- Lot definitions by point numbers with functions to create lots, conduct mapcheck for closure, edit in spreadsheet with graphics, report lots and draw lots
  • LOT LAYOUT -- Size lots along alignment with controls for target area, setback and frontage
  • OFFSETS, INTERSECTION AND CUL-DE-SACS -- Layout for ROW and EOP linework


  • ANGLE & DISTANCE LABELS -- Flexible routines to label linework in all possible layout combinations plus available rules to automatically fix label overlaps and revise labels when entities move
  • CURVE LABELS -- Label curve data in stack, along arc or in table
  • SURVEY TEXT -- Routines to create typical plat labels such as offset and building dimensions
  • LABEL ELEVATIONS -- Label spot elevations along an alignment
  • LINETYPES -- Draw special linetypes

Centerlines and Profiles

  • DESIGN AND EDIT CENTERLINES -- Design or input alignments on screen or in dialog with graphics
  • LABEL STATIONS AND OFFSETS -- Annotate station and offsets along centerline and at selected points
  • CALCULATE OFFSETS -- Reports stations and offsets for selected points along centerline
  • CREATE OFFSET POINTS -- Create points at specified stations and offsets
  • SPIRALS -- Flexible handling of the most complex spiral curves including spiral-only elements going arc-spiral-arc, arc-spiral-line and line-spiral-line
  • CREATE PROFILES -- From surfaces, screen entities, points on centerline, etc.
  • QUICK PROFILE -- One step profile creation with real-time update while adjusting centerline
  • INPUT-EDIT PROFILES -- Enter profile data in dual spreadsheet and graphic window, and design in reference to controlling profile grade points
  • DRAW PROFILES -- Draws profiles on grids or plan-profile sheets with auto-updating based on edits
  • PROFILES TO 3D -- Create points and 3D polylines from profiles

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Print-O-Stat provides expert guidance on implementing the latest products and technologies with 11 locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Our team of more than 100 members is proud of the products and services we offer and looks forward to working with you to help find the solutions and best fits your business.

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Corporate Headquarters 1128 Roosevelt Avenue
Suite 100
York, PA 17404
Phone: 717-854-7821
Toll Free: 1-800-711-8014
Fax: 717-846-4084

Email: york@printostat.com