Monthly Archives: October 2012
We are pleased to announce that ArcGIS 10.1 Service Pack 1 (English only) is now available to download. This service pack provides maintenance fixes, performance improvements, software enhancements, and translation updates; all of which will improve the quality of your ArcGIS system. We recommend that you download and install this service pack at your earliest convenience.
A lot of changes were made at ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 regarding database connections within the client software. The ‘Add Spatial Database Connection’ dialog is renamed to ‘Add Database Connection’, and new functionality is added, allowing connections to enterprise geodatabases and other … Continue reading
With the release of ArcGIS 10, new tools were made available, allowing you to use 3D objects in geoprocessing tools, and opening up new possibilities for proximity analysis. One of the new tools is the Near 3D tool, which calculates the three-dimensional distance from each input feature to the nearest feature residing in or more nearby feature classes. However, when using the new 3D analysis tools, it’s always important to consider the geometry of the features being used. Continue reading