Introducing Esri’s Four-Part Technical Webinar-Series: Save Water with ArcGIS

Conserving water is a strategic priority for many water utilities, especially those facing drought. Yet conservation is complex. There are too many moving pieces to have a single, silver-bullet solution.  To conserve water in an appreciable way, your utility must focus on increasing water efficiency and reducing customer demand.

You can do both with ArcGIS. Map-based visuals, spatial analytics, and collaboration capabilities help you deploy proven workflows, templates, and applications that save water. Continue reading

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Smart quotes vs. plain quotes in text and CSV files

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When importing .txt or .csv file in your ArcGIS Online web map something to consider is the use of smart quotes and apostrophes (also called “curly” or “book”) vs. plain ones. For example, if smart apostrophes are used, you will … Continue reading

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Adding links to captions in your Story Map Tour

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The Story Map Tour template is one of the most popular story map templates, combining an interactive map, a photo and text panel, and a thumbnail carousel to create a compelling virtual tour. A recent example is the Palm Springs Map … Continue reading

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Add YouTube videos to your Story Map Tour

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Map Tour is a very popular story map template often used to tell stories using photos and other images placed on a map. Map Tour supports the ability to use videos from a variety of sources. Here’s an overview of … Continue reading

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Create a Story Map Tour from a Google Sheet

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It’s easy to create a Story Map Tour of your own photos from Flickr, Picasa, or Facebook, but you can also create a Map Tour from a CSV file. A CSV is a simple text file that stores information in a … Continue reading

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Gateways to using ArcGIS

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In the weeks following the User Conference I find myself incredibly inspired by the breadth of GIS work being done, both within Esri and by so many users.  As new products and updates are launched, knowing where to start learning … Continue reading

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More ways to collaborate on maps and apps

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A recent blog described a new way to use groups to enable colleagues to update your maps and apps on ArcGIS Online. With the addition of this capability there are now three ways in which members can participate in collaborative publication and … Continue reading

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StreetMap Premium for ArcGIS Europe HERE 2015 Release 1 now available

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StreetMap Premium for ArcGIS Europe HERE (formerly NAVTEQ) street dataset is now available. The dataset provides routing, geocoding, and high-quality cartographic display for countries in Europe using ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS for Server. This first release of European data … Continue reading

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Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v1.2 Developer Edition Available This Week!

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We would like to announce the forthcoming release of Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS v1.2 Developer Edition, which will be available for download later this week from the ArcGIS for Developer’s site.

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Layouts in ArcGIS Pro 1.1

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In ArcGIS Pro, you can create maps and layouts separately allowing you to design the page specifically for your needs. You can also have multiple layouts in your project. The Layout gallery provides you with a variety of presets of … Continue reading

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