Monthly Archives: July 2017

Performing analysis with the Con tool

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‘Con’, abbreviated for condition, is one of the most used and powerful tools in Spatial Analyst. It allows you to vary how the output is determined based on the value of the input locations, which is key for building simple … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Earth – The Post UC 2017 Blog

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Sessions overflowed into hallways and people struggled to find empty seats as throngs of 2017 Esri UC attendees flocked to ArcGIS Earth and 3D sessions. In the 3D Demo Theater, we hosted ArcGIS Earth: An Introduction, on Tuesday and Wednesday, … Continue reading

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How-To: Missile Height Diagram

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Last week I, along with the rest of the news-aware world, learned about an intercontinental ballistic missile test performed by North Korea, assessed to have reached an apogee (how high) of 2,300 miles. Wait, what? 2,300…miles? To an aeronautical nobody … Continue reading

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Create a great home page for your organization

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Your organization home page is the place visitors and organization members will start. How your home page looks will create first impressions – not just about you as a GIS organization, but also about the quality and veracity of the … Continue reading

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Esri User Conference Highlights: ArcGIS Pro Panel Discussion

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Amidst the excitement of the 2017 Esri User Conference, you may have missed out on an awesome opportunity to interact with senior members of the ArcGIS Pro team. At the ArcGIS Pro Panel Discussion, attendees were able to get their … Continue reading

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How-To: United States of Craigslist, Chalkboard Style!

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Ah the trusty old, well-worn, United States of [Thiessen Polygon] Map. But at least I was a relatively early adopter (the original version was made in…yikes!…2011). Sure, this post will show you how to make these boundaries, but more interestingly, it will … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2017.0 is released!

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With the CityEngine 2017.0 release, we’ve added many cool and exciting new features, such as scenarios with customizable dashboards, Local Edits and Measure tools, enhanced CGA queries, improved import and export functionality, and all is presented with a new sleek … Continue reading

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Streamline Your ArcGIS Pro Geoprocessing Workflows with Interactive Feature Inputs

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This post was contributed by Cyrus Maden. Cyrus is a Product Engineer intern on the Geoprocessing and Analysis development team at Esri. In ArcGIS Pro 2.0 a number of geoprocessing tools have been enhanced so you can create new input … Continue reading

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Learning more about the World Imagery basemap

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The World Imagery and Imagery with Labels basemaps contain satellite imagery for the world, with high-resolution aerial imagery added for many areas. These basemaps are part of the default basemap gallery, and are among the many basemaps you can choose … Continue reading

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How-To: Fake Island Election Map Thing

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Here is a map in the style of Tim Wallace’s definitive map of the 2016 US Presidential Election. This is a small snapshot of Tim’s maps, for reference… Tim’s unique take, and beautiful craftsmanship, show two Americas, one of Trump and one … Continue reading

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