Tag: ArcGIS Online Tip

How to prevent accidental deletion

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You’ve been busy adding items for others in your organization to use. You’ve created and added layers, used those layers to craft great maps, and used those maps to make great apps and story maps. How do you prevent accidentally … Continue reading

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Keep your ArcGIS organization organized with visual cues

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If you’re an organization Administrator, paying attention to details early on often pays large dividends over time. As organizational assets grow in number, whether they be shared items or groups, the ability to quickly and easily identify them and recognize … Continue reading

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Tips for managing credits consumed by analysis tools

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ArcGIS analysis tools enable you to perform a variety of tasks, including summarizing data, finding locations, analyzing patterns, data enrichment, and more. Presented in an easy-to-use context, knowledge workers in your organization are empowered to use tools formerly available only … Continue reading

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Quickly share your map using an app

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If you want to share your map with others, using configurable apps is easy, and preferable to sharing using the Map Viewer. But if you need to share a map quickly, you don’t have to take the extra steps to … Continue reading

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Make your organization home discoverable

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If you have a publicly accessible organization home, you can make it easier for others to discover it by registering it as a public item. While anyone can share an organization’s home page via a link, adding it as a … Continue reading

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Author and share a web map presentation

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Web map presentations are a great way to communicate and inform others, whether your audience is internal staff, decision makers, or the public.  A presentation allows you to tell a sequential story with information in a map, and is composed … Continue reading

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Protecting your ArcGIS Online items

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ArcGIS Online includes features that make it easy to protect your items to ensure that you don’t accidentally break applications, lose track of an original map in the midst of multiple copies, or get unwanted comments. Here’s an overview of … Continue reading

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Using images as custom point symbols

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When changing point symbols, you’ll find many different ones to choose from organized into categories. In addition to these built-in symbols, you can use any hosted image as a custom symbol. * Using an existing image To use an image … Continue reading

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Adding and using photos and images in your portal

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You can add, share, and manage many types of items in ArcGIS Online. While not specifically intended as a warehouse for photos and other kinds of images, you may find that storing these item types in your account is useful. … Continue reading

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Be somebody (and show your best profile)

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Your user profile is how the rest of the world learns about you. It’s also a yardstick for measuring the value and veracity of your shared items and groups. Whether you’re making maps and apps for others in your GIS … Continue reading

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