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I'm trying to add ESRI Map Service to ArcGIS Explorer Online. This map service consists of 3 group layers, one of which contains 3 further subgroups. I tried adding my mapservice to the web viewer using the following URL REST interface structure:


However, this returns no results. The viewer recognizes the map service, and when I add it up, I can see all the layers and individual shapefiles in the legend window, but not in the actual viewer. It also recognizes the spatial extent for each layer - when I zoom in on a particular layer, the viewer centres on the correct extent. I can turn them on and off in the legend but I am unable to see them.

When I add each individual map service layer separately it works fine (with the exception of a couple of layers), as follows:


The other odd aspect is that the same map service works properly in map viewer, even when added by its general map service name (http://myserver/ArcGIS/rest/services/myservicename/MapServer). Basically, my question is whether you can add an ESRI map service to ArcGIS Explorer Online with multiple grouped data in a single operation, just as in

I'd appreciate any help as I've been unable to find an answer elsewhere.

Thanks, Magda

P.S. I'm going to post cross post on the

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I found the cross-posting referred to here – PolyGeo Oct 14 '13 at 10:12
This question appears to have been abandoned. It was asked 18 months ago, has had no activity, and its asker last logged in 9 months ago. Consequently, I propose that it be closed. – PolyGeo Oct 14 '13 at 10:18

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