Category: ArcGIS Online

Community Maps Participants have improved our maps in several regions of North America

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We just expanded the detailed coverage in our World Topographic Map for select regions of Canada and the United States, thanks to contributions from the community. Last month, flood waters in the Canadian Provinces of Alberta and Ontario greatly impacted … Continue reading

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Connecting to Portal for ArcGIS via ArcGIS Desktop

ArcGIS Online extends ArcGIS Desktop with basemaps and layers, and when you connect to your organization you can access your organization’s maps, layers, and tools, and use other online capabilities.

Portal for ArcGIS offers the same collaboration and sharing tools as ArcGIS Online, but differs in where it is hosted and what content is available to users. Portal for ArcGIS can be deployed behind your organization’s firewall when that is an organizational requirement.

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Using Dropbox files in ArcGIS Online web maps

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If you’re a Dropbox user there’s a number of ways that you can use Dropbox files with your ArcGIS Online web maps. Here’s a few tips and details on how. Using Dropbox share links Dropbox share links provide access to … Continue reading

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Tip: Using proper file encoding for TXT and CSV file in ArcGIS Online

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When working with comma-separated value (CSV) files it’s important to consider the file encoding for use in ArcGIS Online. ArcGIS Online web maps, and the Web in general, expects UTF-8 encoding. You can view the Wikipedia entry for UTF-8 for … Continue reading

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Community Maps Participants have improved our maps in Romania, Singapore, and North America

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We just expanded the detailed coverage in our World Topographic Map for three regions of the world, thanks to contributions from the community, and our World Imagery map now includes new community coverage in Canada. Whether you plan on the … Continue reading

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What’s new in ArcGIS Online (July 2013)

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It’s time to refresh your browser – ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This is major update, with enhancements and new capabilities for online analysis, enterprise logins, a new look and feel, and more. … Continue reading

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Bridging the Americas with large-scale basemap updates

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By Andrew Green,┬áBasemap Project Manager We recently updated and expanded coverage of our World Street and World Topographic basemaps in three regions of the Western Hemisphere. You may never find that elusive “place called Kokomo” the Beach Boys sing about, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Wimbledon using the CityEngine Web Viewer

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It’s been a little while since our last post on GIS and sports analytics. This week we thought we would have some fun and celebrate Wimbledon by creating a simple visualization using ArcScene and the new CityEngine Web Viewer.

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DigitalGlobe and community imagery added to the World Imagery map

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We recently added DigitalGlobe high-resolution imagery for parts of Europe, Japan, and South Korea to the World Imagery map. In addition, the World Imagery map was updated with community content from 1:2k to 1:1k for Cochrane in Alberta, Canada.

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Get More with ArcGIS Online – Announcing Subscription Savings

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Because of the the popularity of ArcGIS Online, we have been able to reduce the cost of several services and make others available as part of your organizational subscription. That means your organization can create and share more interactive maps … Continue reading

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