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A restructured ‘Terrain with Labels’ Vector Basemap

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Following some feedback we have made changes to the structure of the ‘Terrain with Labels’ vector basemap. Previously the basemap was carried in one reference layer, with all information designed to sit above your subject layer. A high degree of … Continue reading

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What’s New in Basemaps (April 2017)

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Our Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 31 communities, spanning 3 continents. They include several counties, metropolitan areas, and facility sites in Africa, Australia, Europe, … Continue reading

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Explore using infographics in ArcGIS Maps for Power BI

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Have you ever wondered how many people live in Los Angeles? What about downtown LA? What about a very specific neighborhood in downtown LA? And if not LA, what about your town?

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What’s New in Basemaps (March 2017)

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Our Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 50 communities, spanning 3 continents. They include several counties, metropolitan areas, and facility sites in Asia, Europe and … Continue reading

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Esri Basemaps – New and updated content for 17 communities!

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It’s only January and already we have had over 40 communities around the world contribute map layers to Esri’s growing suite of basemaps this year!

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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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Replacing the Sample Atlas Application

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In 2012 Esri released a sample application for building a thematic atlas online, and it proved to be popular with many of you who want users to be able to explore your maps easily and intuitively. It performed a useful … Continue reading

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Esri Basemaps Updated – 15 New Contributors, 10 Updates, 5 Countries!

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Happy New Year Folks! I know you have all been eagerly awaiting the first basemap release of the year. Well, wait no longer – it’s here! How does new and updated map layers and imagery content in five countries, spanning … Continue reading

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Esri Basemaps – 8 New Contributors, 13 Updates, 3 Countries!

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The ArcGIS Content Team is winding down the year with one last basemap release. Don’t be sad, we have a lot planned for 2017! Why not consider contributing to the Living Atlas one of those New Year’s resolutions? This basemap … Continue reading

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The Twelve Ways of a Christmas Vector Basemap

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Last week Esri Vector Basemaps exited their beta period and are now available for production use. We blogged about that release and shared where to easily find them in the Vector Basemap group on ArcGIS Online. Now in this blog, … Continue reading

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