Category: ArcGIS Online

Tip: Minimizing the Scene Viewer UI

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In ArcGIS Online you can create interactive scenes using the Scene Viewer. A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic … Continue reading

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Try something new in ArcGIS Online

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There’s a lot to learn about ArcGIS Online, even if you’ve been using it for years. If you can find time to try some of the new features, you may discover that many of them help you get your work … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Story Maps from 2017

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As December comes to an end, and with it, 2017, those of us on Esri’s Story Maps team have been left thinking two things: Jeez, that went by fast! And, What a great time to belong to this community of … Continue reading

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Firefly Recipes

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The glowtastic Firefly symbols in ArcGIS Online are lots of fun (I mean a practical and pragmatic spatial visualization mechanism for the foundational concept of geographic dependence, i.e. the proximally-diminishing influence a feature has on its surroundings). By the way, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Hacks of 2017

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“Hack”, “how-to”, whatever the handle, to me it means putting some maybe-unexpected pieces together in a somewhat-unexpected way to create something with interest. You know, ideally. Luminance Hack Ah, it’s so simple. So simple. Just use symbol layers in Pro … Continue reading

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Turbocharge your Python scripts with ArcGIS API for Python v1.3

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What’s new in ArcGIS API for Python v1.3 We are pleased to announce the newest release of the ArcGIS API for Python (version 1.3) ahead of the holiday season. This version packs some serious enhancements for GIS administration, content management, … Continue reading

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What’s new with hosted feature layers: Getting to know Append, Part 2

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If you read Part 1 of our 2-part blog series, you learned that you can insert new features into a hosted feature layer using Append. Append has a few more tricks up its sleeve, though.  From Part 1, you may remember … Continue reading

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What’s new in GeoPlanner (December 2017)

We recently updated GeoPlanner for ArcGIS to version 2.5. This was another big release! We added lots of new functionality, including bulk moving of features, accessing custom Geoprocessing services and creating stencils. Many of you contributed comments and opinions. Have a read below and you’ll see that we listened! Continue reading

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Working With Soil Data from the Living Atlas in ArcGIS Pro

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Have you ever intended to use soil data in your desktop software, read the soil manuals, then decided you can live without it because it’s too difficult to get the data into GIS? If this sounds familiar, we have good … Continue reading

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Workforce for ArcGIS 17.0.1 Released!

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We are happy to announce that we have released Workforce for ArcGIS v17.0.1 on the iOS and Android platforms. This completes the second half of a phased release for Workforce. This update brings several key features as well as a … Continue reading

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