Tag: ArcGIS Desktop

How To: Use ArcGIS Pro PerfTools to measure bookmark rendering times

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Whether you’re planning an engaging presentation using ArcGIS Pro, or upgrading hardware in your GIS infrastructure, having an accurate measure of rendering performance is critical for planning purposes.  The freely-available PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro allows you to easily measure … Continue reading

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What’s new in ArcGIS Pro 1.4 (Esri internal video)

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This past December, representatives of the ArcGIS Pro development team were tasked with recording 30-second videos demonstrating highlights of what they created in ArcGIS Pro 1.4. The short videos would be assembled into a longer video for internal use. The … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Scale-Based Symbol Sizing

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Remember when every map had only one scale? 1:1,000,000, 1:500,000, 1:24,000 – these are some common scales that most cartographers know how to design maps for. However, what happens when your map will be viewed at all the ranges in between … Continue reading

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PerfTools (Build 1.4.0.61) for ArcGIS Pro 1.2 – 1.4 is now available for download

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The Performance Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of the new PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro, versions 1.2 – 1.4.  This is a new release of a widely-used tool for assessing performance of ArcGIS Pro and its underlying … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro 1.4 Now Available!

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ArcGIS Pro 1.4, Esri’s flagship 64-bit desktop GIS application, has been released. ArcGIS Pro 1.4 features new, user-requested functionality; the latest innovations for working with 2D and 3D spatial data, as well as performing advanced analytics; and enhanced support across … Continue reading

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PerfQAnalyzer: New 10.5 Version (Build172) Available for Download

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The Performance Engineering team at Esri is excited to release a new build of PerfQAnalyzer (PQA) for ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.  This build (172) is the same version that we also recently released for Desktop versions 10.0-10.4, which we continue to … Continue reading

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What’s the Point of Desktop Maintenance?

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ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 is just around the corner but if you’re not current on maintenance, you’re going to miss out. You might say, “What’s the big deal about maintenance? My current version of ArcGIS Desktop works just fine.” Maintenance is … Continue reading

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Geocoding Improvements and Deprecations in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 and ArcGIS Pro 1.4

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With almost every new release of ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS for Server, there are changes that aim to improve software quality and performance; sometimes, these changes require you to update your workflows. The improvements and deprecations made for geocoding in ArcMap 10.5 and ArcGIS … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Desktop and VBA Moving Forward

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Recently, Microsoft informed us that they will no longer provide any fixes or troubleshooting for third-party implementations of Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).  Given this Microsoft statement, Esri can no longer support distribution of VBA, and so the upcoming … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Thinking About Linking – 2D and 3D Views

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One great advantage of using ArcGIS Pro is the 3D GIS capabilities built into the app. You can visualize your data and see patterns that you might not notice in 2D. Two dimensional maps are what you think of as … Continue reading

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