Andrew Norris

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Migrate your content to ArcGIS Pro 2.1


There are many reasons to begin working with ArcGIS Pro 2.1. If there is functionality you’ve been waiting to see, check out our What’s new video.

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What’s new in ArcGIS Pro 2.1 video


Each of our development teams recorded a short video to show off what they have built for this release and we’ve compiled them all into a grand tour. Each section focuses on a different piece of functionality. To see specific … Continue reading

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Migrate your content into ArcGIS Pro

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There are many reasons to begin working with ArcGIS Pro 1.1. When you decide to use Pro for your workflows, it’s important to know how to migrate your content. The first step to bringing your existing GIS work from other … Continue reading

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Gateways to using ArcGIS

ArcGIS Book

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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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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Help documentation in ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro now has a brand new experience for getting comprehensive documentation within the app. By default, Pro opens your default browser to giving you access to the most up-to-date collection of ArcGIS Pro help documentation while keeping your download and install size small. Continue reading

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From ArcMap to ArcGIS Online: well-prepared geographic information for the web

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Web maps are increasingly becoming the principal manner in which we publicly share our GIS stories. For many of our users, designing content within ArcMap is the best way to ensure quick authoring with the ArcGIS Online map viewer. Because … Continue reading

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Favorite tools and resources for cartographers

County Color Scheme

This post is a compilation of some of the most popular tools and sources of information about maps and cartographic design. These links were originally posted on the Esri Mapping Center site several years ago, but are updated below. Blogs & … Continue reading

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Filtering, performing analysis, and building a web map application with ArcGIS Online


With ArcGIS Online, individuals, governments, and organizations alike can create and share compelling map stories. For example, by using just two map layers, law enforcement officials could use ArcGIS Online to determine the locations where crimes are occurring, perform spatial … Continue reading

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Make a web application from an interactive photo map


In a previous blog post, I explained how to create an interactive photo map with ArcGIS Online. Web maps are useful for sharing and editing, but in some cases, you may not want everyone to have the full capabilities of … Continue reading

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