Copan Lite


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 Dec-2011

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

Copan News May-2011

Nearly 200 countries. More improvements to Field family. Improvements to Map Trav.

Copan News Mar-2011

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

Copan News Feb-2011

Various small improvements to user interface. Various fixes to random memory problems (preventing crashes). Copan CAD is Coming! Donations accepted!

Copan News Sep-2010

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

Easier install and update. 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.

Copan News Mar-2008

More general program settings. Field data enhanced. Installer enhanced. Leica GSI-16 processing bug-fix.

Copan News Jan-2008

Better azimuth and distance expressions. Face-left bug-fix. Export to total station added. Higher auto export precision. Better map traverse modules: comment lines, differential corrections, export ESRI, and reverse.

Copan News Aug-2007

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


Copan Lite quietly released to the public.

updated: 16-Dec-2011