Copan Pro or Copan Pro+DWG


We improve Copan quite frequently and we announce such updates in our irregular newsletter Copan News. In it we also provide occasional tips on using Copan or solicit feedback from users.

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Edition Highlights

Copan News Feb-2012

Field buglet fixed. Composite name options for coordfiles. Composite option when point numbers conflict. Traverse control points not overwritten. Dynamic COGO and Point Edit.

Copan News Dec-2011

Copan for Windows (free edition) now called Copan Lite. Copan Pro and Pro+DWG now available to public. Leica level data processing improved. UGL has new web site.

Copan News May-2011

Nearly 200 countries. More improvements to Field family. Improvements to Map Trav. MapFace now uses own blocks file. New user manual section: Export to IOB File. Improvements to Drawing tools, DWG in-out.

Copan News Mar-2011

10 000 Copanians! Various improvements to Field family and to Import Ascii points.

Copan News Jan-2011

Various small improvements to user interface. Various fixes to random memory problems (preventing crashes). Drawing module improvements.

Copan News Sep-2010

Added Drawing module. Added coord transform to Import-Export. Added more data conversions to more modules. Added factoring of extended-code sizes to Coord Transform. Renamed projection SF as scale factor. Renamed Resections as FreeStations. Increased data precision in Coord Transform. Added angle-left option to Multi Inverse. Added export to GeoLab IOB in Field modules. Added point names option to Field modules. Improved management of folder locations. Added delta Z to Measure display.

Copan News May-2010

More control points in transform by points. Export point names to total station. Ignore filter when viewing points. Direct and Inverse Calc modes combined. Offset-constrained inverses added. List Calcs now just lists calcs. Zoom To Point added. Info display file now in project folder.

Copan News Nov-2009

Bug Fixes: Dependent field traverses. Automatic coordfile export. Point cross sizes. Mouse wheel double-click. Plotting imperial coordfiles to scale.

Copan News Jul-2009

Copan questionnaire invitation. Traverse closure report improved. Import ascii improved.

Copan News Jun-2009

Status bar and continuous coordinates added. Tools added to right mouse-button pop-up menu. More precision options added. New bugs found.

Copan News Feb-2009

Bug fix: reading Wild/Leica files. Small bug fix: listing field data. Export to total station improvements.

Copan News Dec-2008

Azimuths now bearings. Quadrant bearings output. South-based whole-circle bearings. Direct COGO calculations with distance and offset. Inverse COGO calculations constrained with a bearing.

Copan News Sep-2008

COGO intersections labelled. CSV export format improved again. Improved import of numberless points. FAQs and Curves.

Copan News Aug-2008

Options added to auto export. CSV format improved for import / export. Fields added for import. More control of moving filter.

Copan News Jul-2008

Load field data from more total stations. Observation data entry bug-fix. Field data list improved. New coordfile folder procedure improved. Better file saving. CADface's load/save configuration removed.

Copan News Mar-2008

More general program settings. Field data enhanced. Installer enhanced. CADface line-strings optional. Leica GSI to Geolab IOB enhanced. Leica GSI-16 processing bug-fix.

Copan News Jan-2008

Higher auto export precision. Better map traverse modules: comment lines, differential corrections, export ESRI, and reverse.

Copan News Oct-2007

Better azimuth and distance expressions. Face-left bug-fix. Export to total station added. Leica GSI-16 to Geolab IOB bug-fix.

Copan News Aug-2007

Auto installer added. Transform coords by control points improved. Free station processing added.


Copan Lite quietly released to the public.

Copan News Jun-07

Conforming to Windows practices, part II. New PDF version of User Manual. Checking curves in the Azim-Dist Trav modules.

Copan News May-07

Conforming to Windows practices, part I. GRE Field Data bug fixed. Surveyor name added to General Program Settings. Angle warning bug in COGO fixed. Leica level data processing added.

Copan News Mar-07

Windows Prosurv renamed as Copan. CADface improved. Field Data Process improved. Transform by Control Points improved.

updated: 27-Feb-2012