Category: ArcGIS Online

Liven up your map tours using “real-time” data

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A previous post detailed how you can use live web cams (actually snapshots from live web cams) to author dynamic “real-time” story maps. These add an interesting context to any story map, and make it more relevant for telling certain … Continue reading

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Collector with Disconnected Editing is coming soon…

The Collector team is hard at work integrating support for disconnected editing into our next release of Collector for ArcGIS (v10.2.2) in March. This is a big update for us and we thought it would be a good idea to start blogging now about what is coming. We will be publishing a series of articles between now and release so keep checking in!  Let’s start with the experience for taking a map offline… Continue reading

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Using Facebook photos in the hosted map tour story map

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The map tour story map is a popular hosted template, and you can add photos to your tour from a variety of online locations. One of the locations is Facebook. Here’s how you can use your own Facebook photos, or … Continue reading

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Esri’s New Partnership with GEOSS

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This post also appears in Esri Insider. Last update: January 26, 2014. Over the past week we heard quite a bit about the polar vortex (not a new term, by the way) as North America struggles with some of the … Continue reading

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An Ocean of Story Maps

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Last update: April 18, 2014 In a prior blog post, I mentioned that for the forthcoming Esri Press research monograph Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions, we will be encouraging each of the 20+ chapter authors to prepare a story map as … Continue reading

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Protecting your ArcGIS Online items

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ArcGIS Online includes features that make it easy to protect your items to ensure that you don’t accidentally break applications, lose track of an original map in the midst of multiple copies, or get unwanted comments before you’re ready. Here’s … Continue reading

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MapmyIndia content now available in ArcGIS online basemaps

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We recently updated our basemaps for all of India. Users will now be able to better leverage the data provided by MapmyIndia for the Indian geography through the ArcGIS platform. From scales ~1:288k to ~1:4k nationwide and at ~1:2k and … Continue reading

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Creating dials and gauges using symbol rotation in web maps

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The basics of symbol rotation were covered in a previous post that focused on using rotated symbols to display compass direction, such as the direction a vehicle is traveling, a camera is pointing, or the wind is blowing. In addition … Continue reading

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Using and Customizing the new Gallery

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As part of the December update to ArcGIS Online, several enhancements were made to the Gallery.  This includes an updated and expanded set of Esri Featured Content.  This section of the gallery is intended to make it easy for you … Continue reading

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Rotating point symbols in web maps

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A new feature introduced with a recent ArcGIS Online update is the ability to set a symbol rotation angle, useful for showing the direction a camera is pointing, a car is moving, the wind is blowing, and more. Your data … Continue reading

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