Tag: Symbology

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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What makes ArcGIS Pro so… ‘Pro’?

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I think I can speak for all members of the ArcGIS Pro team when I say, one of the most common questions we get is “What is so special about ArcGIS Pro?”  In the moment, it is pretty easy to … Continue reading

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What’s New for Displaying Imagery in ArcGIS Online (June 2017)?

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The June 2017 update of ArcGIS Online includes some useful capabilities for displaying imagery served by your image services. These capabilities give you greater control for visualizing the information contained in your image services. When we talk about rendering, we’re … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Save Time With Bookmarks

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Whether you have a web browser full of bookmarked web pages, or you’re like me and you think you can remember the random keywords you searched to find that obscure land use data from 1865 (surprise, I never can), you … Continue reading

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Petroleum Symbols in ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro is the premier professional desktop GIS application for creating and working with 2D and 3D spatial data. With Petroleum customers now using ArcGIS Pro to create map products, the Natural Resources team have worked closely with the Petroleum community and our ArcGIS Pro development team to streamline the way you create maps using industry standard symbols.

Shell Standard Legend

Shell developed a comprehensive cartographic symbol set to support hydrocarbon exploration and petroleum engineering called the ‘Shell Standard Legend’. In January of 2014, IOGP published this article which provided Esri style files for all organizations to use.

The Shell Standard – Red and Shell Standard – Green along with a very recent update of their true type fonts have been hosted within Esri’s official style gallery so that you can use them directly within ArcGIS Pro.

Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Association

PPDM is a global, not-for-profit society within the Petroleum industry. As part of their support for operating companies, regulators, consulting companies, and data management  professionals, they have a widely adopted industry standard symbology.

We have created the ArcGIS Pro version of this popular PPDM style file and hosted it within Esri’s style gallery along with the Shell styles mentioned above.

To learn how to use the Esri hosted Shell styles and the PPDM within ArcGIS Pro, please follow the steps listed in this blog article from Chait Gaddam.

Moving forward, the Natural Resources team will be providing more direct, industry specific product integrations (additional style files, field data collection templates, code samples, and more) so that our community can improve the way they leverage Esri products within their organization.

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Importing Older Styles into ArcGIS Pro

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Styles are collections of symbols and other map components that can promote consistency across related map products or organizations. Styles created in previous versions of ArcGIS for Desktop can be used easily in ArcGIS Pro. To import these files:

  1. On the Insert tab, in the Styles group, click Import.
  2. Browse to a style file (.style) on your computer or network and click Open.

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Play in the JavaScript symbol playground

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Version 3.15 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript introduced a convenient new app called the Symbol Playground to help developers create symbology for visualizing features in web applications. This app helps improve the experience for designing, coding, and ultimately understanding … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Solutions symbols now have a repo on GitHub

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ArcGIS Solutions, which include Local Government, Utilities, Intelligence, and Military, to name a few, now have a GitHub Repo dedicated to symbols used in our templates. The first symbol set in the repo is the SIGACT symbols used in the … Continue reading

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