Starting at ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 SP1, the default locator options for geocoding have changed. The only locators that appear in the list of default address locators (populated from the DefaultLocators.xml file) after the install of SP1 are the ArcGIS … Continue reading
I am not a native English speaking person – yes, I learned English fairly well in school while travelling, and achieved a very good level of understanding through working in Support for Esri Germany – but I naturally prefer information in ‘my’ language, German. Many Esri Support resources are available in localized languages, such as when using the ArcGIS 10.1 web help. Within the ArcGIS 10.1 web help, switching between languages is quite simple – just use the provided drop-down.
Great news! Esri has launched a native application in the new Windows Store available on devices running Windows 8 or Windows RT. The product name is ArcGIS for the Windows Store. The application provides a preview of features available to … Continue reading
Windows 8 and Windows 2012 Server are now officially supported starting at ArcGIS 10.1 SP1. More details are available on the ArcGIS Resource Center Blog.
The Esri software system requirements pages have been updated to reflect this.
Download ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 at your earliest convenience.
Jessica G. – Online Support Resources
We are pleased to announce that ArcGIS 10.1 Service Pack 1 (English only) is now available to download. This service pack provides maintenance fixes, performance improvements, software enhancements, and translation updates; all of which will improve the quality of your ArcGIS system. We recommend that you download and install this service pack at your earliest convenience.
A lot of changes were made at ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 regarding database connections within the client software. The ‘Add Spatial Database Connection’ dialog is renamed to ‘Add Database Connection’, and new functionality is added, allowing connections to enterprise geodatabases and other … Continue reading
With the release of ArcGIS 10, new tools were made available, allowing you to use 3D objects in geoprocessing tools, and opening up new possibilities for proximity analysis. One of the new tools is the Near 3D tool, which calculates the three-dimensional distance from each input feature to the nearest feature residing in or more nearby feature classes. However, when using the new 3D analysis tools, it’s always important to consider the geometry of the features being used. Continue reading