Category: ArcGIS Online

Using color in web map pop-ups

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Using color in your web map pop-ups can add more meaning and context to the information presented within them, and make your pop-ups more appealing. Here’s an example from a past election map showing the voting results. The use of color … Continue reading

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Ten essential steps for Story Map success

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Story Maps are easy to author, but to craft a truly great one you’ll likely need to put in a little extra effort . Like playing a guitar, it’s easy to learn the F, C, G, and E chords and … Continue reading

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Collector for ArcGIS 10.4.0 (Android) released!

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Our team has been hard at work testing all of the wonderful new functionality that comes along with the 10.4.0 release of Collector for ArcGIS and we are really excited to announce that we are done! Today we have released … Continue reading

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MarineCadastre.gov Has the Living Atlas Swimming in Ocean Data

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Contributions to ArcGIS Content Delivers Real-Time Data and Increases Government Efficiency “The make it once, use it many times model guarantees that our users have access to the most current data and it increases the efficiency among all levels of … Continue reading

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Workforce for ArcGIS (Android Beta 0.2.0)

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On Wednesday October 4th 2016, we released our final beta update of Workforce for ArcGIS on the Android platform. Yes we are getting close to release. You can still join the beta program and get an early start on using … Continue reading

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Map Your Voters Before the Next Election

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Want to win your next election? In a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, you will learn how GIS could help you outmaneuver your rivals on the political battlefield.

In Map Voter Data to Plan Your Campaign, you will assume the role of a campaign manager researching voters for an upcoming election that includes southern Howard County in the U.S. state of Maryland. You will start the lesson by creating a map and geocoding a spreadsheet with the addresses of your potential voters. You will then download a layer of Tapestry Segmentation, developed by Esri as a way to classify American neighborhoods into 67 unique market segments based on a variety of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. By researching Tapestry, you will learn more about the lifestyles and living standards of your voters as well as gain insight into their values and the issues they care about. Inferences could range from housing costs and college expenses to smartphone taxes and charity giving. Continue reading

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Building the Forest Atlases with Open Data and Open Source

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Open Data and GIS improve forest management in the Congo Basin By Thomas Maschler and Asa Strong from World Resources Institute Open data enables citizens and communities around the world to engage in important societal and environmental issues. Besides stimulating … Continue reading

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Control vertical exaggeration and image properties in ArcGIS Earth 1.3

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Download ArcGIS Earth 1.3 now! ArcGIS Earth users can now do more with terrain, imagery, and KML in version 1.3, in addition to personalization and authentication improvements. Vertical Exaggeration Control In ArcGIS Earth 1.3, users will now see an on … Continue reading

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Esri Updates World Topographic Map with Community Contributions

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This basemap release includes new Community Map contributions to the World Topographic Map. Areas with new and updated content include several cities, counties and facility sites in the United States and the country of Suriname. Much of this release includes 32 counties … Continue reading

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Getting Started with ArcGIS Online’s Feature Layer Template Gallery

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With the addition of 35 hosted feature layer templates and redesign of ArcGIS Online’s feature layer template gallery, it is even easier to get started with ArcGIS. Using the feature layer templates, you can discover layer templates for your industry … Continue reading

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