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Thursday
Dec182014

ArcGIS 10.3 Delivers Lots of GIS Goodies

ArcGIS 10.3 has arrived and brings with it a host of new features, enhancements and some new apps. This summary will give you a flavour of what's new and includes links to further details on each item.

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Wednesday
Dec172014

I didn't know the field calculator did that.

The field calculator in ArcGIS for Desktop includes some really useful features that I'd missed. Calculations can be saved and loaded so you can reuse them. Choosing Python gives you access to the methods in ArcPy as well as the standard Python libraries.

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Tuesday
Nov252014

There's a Buzz About Story Maps

Updated on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 10:43AM by Registered CommenterAlasdair Hind

A couple of Esri blog articles about story maps caught my eye this week. The first was an interesting post about how the story map templates evolve. The second post was about using presentations in story maps.

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Monday
Nov172014

The Web AppBuilder For ArcGIS Makes Tailoring Your Organisation’s Portal Easier.

Updated on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 11:38AM by Registered CommenterAlasdair Hind

The Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (Beta) makes tailoring your organisation’s Portal easier. It allows you to tailor the style and functions of applications more closely to the needs of your users. Not only that but the application uses JavaScript and HTML, making it cross platform. If you want to use the same configuration for multiple applications you can export it as a template. What's more, you can make it available as one of your organisation's application templates in Portal.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Search by Attributes in Web Maps

You can configure your web maps to be able to search them by attributes rather than just address. This is a useful capability as it allows you to search by non-geographic features such as policy ID number, customer name or asset ID.

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