Tag: cartography

New Local Government symbols

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This week new Local Government symbols were released. These symbols are available in the ArcGIS Online Local Government symbol set and in the Local Government ArcGIS Pro style version 2.0. The Local Government symbol set and style contains symbols for … Continue reading

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Making a “Top 10 Locations” Map with ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud

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At last month’s Adobe MAX 2017, I had the opportunity to present  how easy it is to make data-driven maps in the new Version 1.1 of the ArcGIS Maps for Creative Cloud (M4CC) extension.The audience was fantastic! One of the things … Continue reading

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Bring Your Points to Life with GIF Symbols

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You can easily transform your maps by using a custom image as your point symbol in ArcGIS Online. But did you know that you can create animated point symbols using the same technique?

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Mega-Easy Coastal Stipple Effect

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Ah the days of old, our field bursting with artists plying their craft, creating maps of breathtaking imagination and technique. Just window shop here for a moment to fall into the eye-watering depths of cartographic charm. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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Map Multiple Attributes at Once using Predominance

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Smart mapping allows you to select multiple attributes, and will automatically show you the largest value of those attributes. This uses a technique known as predominance, and can be done in minutes within ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise. This quick … Continue reading

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New ArcGIS Online symbol sets (September 2017)

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Three new ArcGIS Online symbol sets for Emergency Management, Local Government, and State Government industries were released this week. The Emergency Management symbol set contains symbols for critical infrastructure and emergency facilities, damage assessment, debris reporting, and preparedness and response … Continue reading

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New ArcGIS Pro style files

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Three new ArcGIS Pro styles for Emergency Management, Local Government, and State Government industries were released this week for ArcGIS Pro version 2.0. The Emergency Management style contains symbols for critical infrastructure and emergency facilities, damage assessment, debris reporting, and … Continue reading

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Time Warped Cartograpy

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Here is a ridiculous walking distance map of Seattle. The geography of areas accessible via a 1, 2, and 3 hour stroll are warped into concentric rings. While it looks like an ice cream cone on a hot day, its … Continue reading

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Lightsaber Lines –I mean Firefly Lines

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Hang on! This blog post can alternatively be read in a mind-bending full-screen epically scroll-tastic Cascade Story Map. No? Ok, well it turns out a fine fellow named Oliver Burdekin created a quick and easy video tutorial based on this … Continue reading

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How-To: United States of Craigslist, Chalkboard Style!

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Ah the trusty old, well-worn, United States of [Thiessen Polygon] Map. But at least I was a relatively early adopter (the original version was made in…yikes!…2011). Sure, this post will show you how to make these boundaries, but more interestingly, it will … Continue reading

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