Category: Mapping

Boundary Dropshadow Mega-Hack

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I find that vector items floating above a complex basemap can sometimes be hard to see. An imagery basemap will have light patches and dark patches. So what’s a vector to do? Let’s see… Here is a layer of US … Continue reading

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Absurd Paper Maps in Pro

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Sometimes I find myself trolling Etsy for gift ideas, and I inevitably end up seeing hosts of amazing minimalist stacked paper-cut maps. Just lovely. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then feast your eyes. Naturally, being the human … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (December 2017)

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Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 23 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and conservation areas throughout Germany and the … Continue reading

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What’s New in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (December 2017)

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Early season’s greetings!! We’ve added several new enhancements to this holiday release of Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS. Many were highly requested by the user community.

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Dude, where’s my Catalog?

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Written by Kory Kramer, Customer Advocacy Lead – Desktop If you’re a long-time ArcMap user who is new to ArcGIS Pro, you aren’t alone. More ArcMap users than ever are starting to use ArcGIS Pro, and one of the most … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online? Firefly!

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Yes! Those curious glowing symbols that we just can’t look away from are now available right out of the box in ArcGIS Online…starting now. Now all that Firefly goodness is at your fantastic GIS-slinging cartographically-inclined fingertips. Go forth. How? Any … Continue reading

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Water Lines…They need some space

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It’s not you, it’s them. They just need a little bit of space right now. In fact, the more space they get the more space they need. What First, let’s appreciate the magnificence of some outstanding examples from our forebearers. … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Customize Without a Line of Code

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Out of the box, ArcGIS Pro is ready to go. It has great default settings, and the “most frequently used” tools and functionality at your fingertips. However, we know that every ArcGIS Pro user is different. As much as we … Continue reading

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The National Land Cover Database in the Living Atlas

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Need some land cover data or maps in your project? Simply connect to the 2014 revision of the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) through the Living Atlas of the World. Using the most recent NLCD datasets, Esri has built six … Continue reading

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Drone2Map 1.3 is now available for download

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Drone2Map for ArcGIS version 1.3 is available for download from My Esri and the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Help Site. Version 1.3 adds the ability to create compressed zlas point clouds, rolling shutter correction, GCP photo support, Integrated Windows Authentication, flight altitude adjustment tools, … Continue reading

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