Simon Woo

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What’s new with Raster in 10.2

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Our main focus on the Raster Team for the ArcGIS 10.2 release was to improve the quality of the software with an eye towards developing an easier user experience.  So most of what is new is either under the hood, … Continue reading

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Image Analysis Window using multiple inputs

Image Analysis Window using multiple inputs

When you have the Table of Contents open along with the Image Analysis Window, you’ll notice that the order is the same in both. Move an image up in the TOC and it will move up in the Image Analysis … Continue reading

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UC 2013 Imagery Event Planner

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Are you interested in imagery? Are you attending the 2013 Esri User Conference?

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Change raster band combinations within the TOC

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A few weeks ago, the Imagery blog showed you how you can use the TOC to change the color ramp of the raster layer.  This week we will show you that you can do something similar, when changing the band … Continue reading

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NITF for ArcGIS for Linux Server 10.1 SP1 – Now available

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NITF for ArcGIS for Linux Server lets you directly view and write NITF data within ArcGIS. The U.S. Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certifies the extension to complexity level (C-Level) 7, the highest level of compliance. The extension also allows … Continue reading

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A quicker and easier way to change the raster color ramp

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Traditionally, if you want to change the color ramp for raster layer, you would need to open up Properties window and then navigate to the Symbology tab.  Then you change the color ramp, and hit OK to persist it.  This … Continue reading

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Why are some processes grayed out in the Image Analysis window?

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The Processing pane on the Image Analysis window contains various tools that can instantaneously process your data on-the-fly.  However not all of the button are active all of the time.  This is because each tool is dependent on the layers … Continue reading

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Is your mosaic dataset doing okay?

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Is there something wrong with your mosaic dataset?  Or are you wondering if it can be optimized? Have you tried analyzing your mosaic dataset?

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Identical classified rendering for all your raster tiles

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Do you have several raster layers that you want to display with the exact same classified symbology? You may want to do this, so that your raster tiles look seamless. However the effort to change the class breaks and color … Continue reading

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Super-Fast, Server-Side Raster Analysis on the Web (APL re-post)

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Here is a link to an Applications Prototype Lab (APL) blog post in case you missed it.  This blog shows you chained raster functions doing server-side analysis in a web application.

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