Monthly Archives: August 2017

Spatial Analyst Resources


The ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension provides a broad range of powerful spatial modeling and analysis capabilities, like distance analysis, suitability modeling, terrain analysis, surface modeling, surface interpolation, hydrological analysis, and image classification. You can create, query, map, and analyze raster … Continue reading

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Never Want DevSummit to End? Keep It Rollin’ with the GeoDev Webinars!


The Developer Outreach Team is proud to announce the solution to your DevSummit withdrawals! We listened and are excited to keep the greatest developer event going throughout the year via our GeoDev Webinar series. For more on this, check out … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Apps and iOS 11


Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage on  June 5th, 2017, at the Worldwide Developers Conference and introduced iOS 11. The expected release date is “Fall” of 2017 and historically these releases come near the end of September or early … Continue reading

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Esri Vector Basemaps (August 2017 updates part 2)


Updated December 8, 2017:  The Esri Vector Basemaps were recently updated to a new version (v2). The best way to access them in ArcGIS Online is through the Esri owned Vector Basemaps group, which contains the latest set of web maps … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (August 2017)


Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 25 communities. This release takes in several counties, cities and facility sites throughout Asia, North America, and Oceania, … Continue reading

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Collector for ArcGIS (iOS) v17.0.2 Released


Collector released a very minor bug fix update today to support relief efforts with Tropical Storm Harvey. This update resolves a specific issue (BUG-000107667). Please reference our documentation site for any additional details. This fix is for the iOS platform … Continue reading

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Designing Geoprocessing Services

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The task of making a model, publishing it as a geoprocessing service, and building a web application can be straightforward. Designing a service that is easy to understand and use can be more complicated. Many of us resort to the … Continue reading

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Story Maps Make Great Travelogues

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In the summer of 2017 Lauren Herbine, a student at the College of William and Mary, set off from New Jersey on a cross-country road trip. Almost eight decades earlier, her grandfather had mounted a similar but somewhat more audacious … Continue reading

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Scenarios in CityEngine 2017.0

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In CityEngine 2017.0, we introduce the concept of scenarios, a new way to create different designs for the same scene. For example, scenarios can represent multiple redevelopment proposals for a site or different phases of construction. These designs can then … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Missing Identify Tool

By Jill Scholz, ArcGIS Pro Map Exploration team

When you first opened ArcGIS Pro, did you gasp “Where is the Identify tool?!” If you did, you are not alone. The “missing Identify tool” is one of the first things users note when transitioning from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro. While it might initially seem shocking, let me assure you all its investigative functionality is still available.

So how do you achieve the same result without this familiar tool? There are several solutions, and the best fit depends upon your goal.

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