Monthly Archives: July 2012

Obstruction Analysis using Solar Radiation Graphics


This blog describes the use of Geoprocessing tools including the Solar Radiation Graphics tool in the Spatial Analyst extension for evaluating poor performing weather stations that both, recorded and, were powered by solar radiation. Overview In order to stimulate economic … Continue reading

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Migration topics for the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Java: From MapBean to JMap

The Sample Viewer Application

Welcome to the first article in a series of migration topics for ArcGIS Runtime Java developers and for those folks who are planning to migrate away from the ArcGIS Engine Java development platform. The goal of these publications, like all of … Continue reading

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3D spheres style with PNG symbols available for download


n our Making Beautiful Maps technical workshop at the 2012 Esri User Conference, we demonstrated how PNG pictures improve the appearance of picture marker symbology when the symbols are scaled in size. Now you can download a new 3D spheres style that contains picture marker symbols created using PNG files. Continue reading

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Changes to the Feature Construction toolbar in ArcGIS 10.1


In ArcGIS 10.1, the Feature Construction toolbar is turned off by default and no longer appears automatically while sketching during an edit session. However, you can display it on demand by pressing the TAB key. For example, to create a parallel segment, … Continue reading

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Esri UC 2012 Plenary Session Videos are now available

Jack Dangermond, President of Esri, at the Esri UC 2012

Jack Dangermond, president of Esri, opened the Esri User Conference by welcoming nearly 15,000 attendees who came from more than 130 countries. The theme of the conference was GIS—Opening Our World. Read more about the Plenary Highlights Watch the Plenary … Continue reading

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Displaying imagery with appropriate band name labels

Custom Product Definition

At 10.1, ArcGIS is more knowledgeable about the names of bands in the supported satellite imagery. You may have noticed this if you’ve added such an image to your map document by selecting the raster product in the Catalog window and dragging … Continue reading

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UC2012: Workshop to demonstrate key concepts and capabilities of web maps

On Thursday morning at 8:30 am in Ballroom 6 C of the San Diego Convention Center, we will present a special workshop in which key members of the ArcGIS product team will demonstrate key concepts and capabilities of web maps. We will provide demonstrations to help you envision how you can effectively apply web maps in your own work.

Presenters include: Clint Brown, Lauren Rosenshein Bennett, Craig McCabe, Jim Herries, Daniel Siegel, Scott Oppmann, and Allen Carroll. Continue reading

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Education UC workshop resources available for download


Download PPTs, exercises, and data/maps for the Methods for Visualizing Space-time Data and Using and Creating ArcGIS Basemaps workshops presented at the 2012 Education UC. Continue reading

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Come and see What’s New in Business Analyst at UC


It’s UC week and the Business Analyst team has been hard at work getting the latest releases prepared so that we can show you some new features. We’re hosting several Demo Theaters and Tech Workshops throughout the week showcasing what’s … Continue reading

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Esri Maps for Office 1.0 release now available!

We’re pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for Office v1.0 powered by ArcGIS Online.

Esri Maps for Office is a powerful add-in for Microsoft Office that brings the capabilities of Esri’s ArcGIS Online mapping platform to Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint users. Continue reading

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