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Using web mapping and geocoding to track genealogical data

Over the last year I have gotten involved in researching my family tree. My paternal grandfather came from a remote island in the Atlantic, along with hundreds of others of his generation, and many of ...
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Using ArcGIS Online Base Maps without Esri Software?

Since the end of January 2011: "ArcGIS Online map services are available at no cost regardless of use." - http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/arcgisonline/standard-maps.html However, the ...
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online map of 242,888 locations: which service to use? (what if temporal heat map?)

I have a 161.8 MB large CSV file with geocoded locations (with latitude and longitude) for 242,888 lines. I want to have an embeddable online map of all this. I wonder which service could deal with ...
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Using ArcGIS.com map that is not shared with everyone from ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I like to use the ArcGIS.com to create a map with operational layers on top of a baselayer. I would like to have the Content and Map as private but to show the map in an application built with ...
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Synchronize data edits between ArcMap and ArcGIS Online

What, if any, workflows are available to round trip data between ArcGIS Desktop and an ArcGIS Online for Organizations (AGOL) web map with editable feature layers? For example, we have a web map with ...
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Managing content for multiple users within ArcGIS Collector App?

I have a hundreds of people collecting data. Each user has an ArcGIS Online login. I want to be able to filter content visible in the ArcGIS Collector App based on the logged in user, but don't want ...
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What are Pros and Cons to ArcGIS Online Organizational Account?

Esri is making a big push towards ArcGIS Online as a means for map applications. They pushed it really hard at the recent Southeast User Conference and did a good job at highlighting its advantages. ...
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Enabling public viewers and private editors of feature service on ArcGIS Online For Organizations?

In ArcGIS Online For Organizations, how does one publish a hosted feature service that is shared with Everyone for viewing, while restricting editing to specific users or groups, and different kinds ...
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Adding custom basemap in ArcGIS.Com that can be used in Javascript API?

It's possible to add a layer as a basemap in ArcGIS.com by checking the check box use as baselayer: But when I consume the map using: var mapDeferred = esri.arcgis.utils.createMap("<guid>", "...
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How to access a Feature service hosted on arcgis.com which is shared only with particular groups or organization

In my C# application, I am trying to access a Feature service which is hosted on arcgis.com. The feature service is shared only with a group or organization and is NOT public. How can I access this ...
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Select features interactively in ArcGIS WebAppBuilder Using a Widget

I am looking to build a seemingly simple tool into my WebAppBuilder Map. Some basics: Content is created in ArcGIS 10.3.1 Content is published to ArcGIS 10.3.1 Server as a Cached Service Map is ...
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Ideas for Kids GIS Workshop

I'm working on getting an 8 hour workshop made for Middle and High Schoolers for GIS. I know it can be hard to grab their attention so I was wondering if you guys had any ideas about what we can do to ...
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Is it possible to download the code of a web app you've created in Esri's Web AppBuilder?

I've created an app in Esri's Web AppBuilder, but now I'd like to download the code and host it myself. I have both ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Server. In the past, there was a "Publish" option where ...
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Creating simple maps to view on Mobile devices? [duplicate]

My organization wants to create a few maps that will be interactive and viewable via phones (android, iphones,etc) and ipads. We already have a solution using Geocortex (Silverlight) for browser ...
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How to update the Service Definition of a Feature service on ArcGIS Online (AGOL)?

Here's my workflow: create a file geodatabase containing lots of data create an MXD to display this data > File > Share As > Service within ArcMap publish to ArcGIS Online* the dataset and its ...
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Can a custom javascript web application be uploaded and run on ArcGIS online?

I'm researching arcgis online and have a subscription account. From what I can make out from the documentation and some experimentation, I've found the following: You can create a feature service or ...
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Which feature has highest value within extent

I have a layer in which I need to find out the maximum value of a given field within the current map extent, and then return back the value from a different field. e.g. Find state with highest ...
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ArcGIS Online won't connect from ArcMap or Catalog

I've had 10.3 installed now for about a month. At the beginning everything seemed to work fine but somewhere along the way my connection to ArcGIS Online went away and hasn't been back. The options ...
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How can I download a feature class from an ArcGIS Online web map?

I'm new to ArcGIS Online (or ArcGIS.com as they're calling it now), and I'm confused as to how data is organized, and how it is accessible. I created a new map, chose Add -> Create Editable Layer, and ...
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How to share a hosted feature service with an application on ArcGIS Online?

According to the ESRI REST API documentation on authentication, a registered application can log in to AGOL via an App ID and App Secret and will then have access to the data that has been shared with ...
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Joining Google Docs table to feature class at ArcGIS Online to use in Operations Dashboard?

I am using ArcGIS operation Dashboard. I get the Data Source from excel file that i have published using google docs as a dynamically data source. I need to join the excel table to hosted feature ...
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Creating Local Cache From ArcGIS Online Basemaps

I am contemplating creating a local caches from the standard ArcGIS Online Basemaps; streetmap, imagery and topo. I need to do this because the environment the web application will be hosted is DOES ...
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Why is Add Basemap grayed out in ArcMap?

Why can't I add a base map to my data frame in ArcMap? I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and the options under Add Data for Add Basemap and Add Data From ArcGIS Online are both disabled (grayed out)....
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Turn Popups On/Off in ArcGIS Online Webmap via Javascript API Web Application

I am writing my first ArcGIS Javascript API web map application and consuming a web map authored in ArcGIS Online. The ArcGIS Online web map apparently does most of the work for me in terms of ...
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Why ArcGIS Online over ArcGIS Server?

I do not understand why Esri has two products serving similar purpose. Why one should have ArcGIS Server and why one should choose ArcGIS Online?
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Using File Geodatabase coded domain with ArcGIS Online?

I created a File GDB and set up a domain, and the domain was assigned to a field in a feature class. The domain behaves as expected on ArcGIS Desktop (dropdown list when editing the content of that ...
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Adding feature layer to ArcGIS Online from REST API?

I need to add a feature layer to ArcGIS Online account from code. i have created a developer account where if i want to create a feature layer i have to upload a CSV file and it makes the feature ...
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Making OGC WMS/WFS look like ArcGIS Server layer, including functionality?

Esri contacted me about this question. After a good talk the conclusion was that it is not wise to build a wrapper around WMS/WFS because of possible changes to the REST interface of ArcGIS Online ...
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Are there alternatives to ESRI Community Analyst?

Is anybody aware of any commercial products that are equivalent to ESRI Community Analyst? We are in need of a solution that provides similar products/reports dealing with demographics for a variety ...
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Customizing ArcGIS Online application template and uploading it back to ArcGIS Online?

Is it possible to customize a template for web application in ArcGIS Online? What I mean, none of the templates 100% suits our needs so I'm wondering if I could download the code of basic viewer, let'...
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Using download JavaScript code option of ArcGIS Online without getting basemap too?

I am trying to create a Web App, using the ArcGIS Online feature of downloading the javascript code, with the map id being used for connecting to the ArcGIS Online. I was able to do that successfully ...
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Use Arcgis.com map package as a web map?

In Arcmap 10 there is a menu item to create a map package and upload to Arcgis Online (File > Create Map Package > upload to...). That works fairly smoothly, if a tad slow sometimes. However once ...
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Exporting symbology from ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Online?

We're planning to put up a bunch of our maps into ArcGIS Online and we'd like to create a streamlined process to do so, with as much automation (Python) as possible. This is our first test with a map ...
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Automatically populating ArcGIS Online map using ModelBuilder?

I have created a little model in ModelBuilder to take some cuts of some data e.g. last 30 days, last 6 months etc. I have then published this output to a feature service using ModelBuilder. I have set ...
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Exporting Arcgis Online content as georss or geojson? [duplicate]

There are number of sites talking about how to add a georss feed to an ArcGIS Online map (see silverlight and flex examples from esri_webapi), but I haven't located anything about exporting a georss ...
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Validating range domains when editing feature service in ArcGIS Online?

I have a feature class and a range domain is applied to a field. I know we can use the "Validate Features" command for validation. My question is that when the feature class is published to ArcGIS ...
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How to increase the number of features returned by an ArcGIS Online feature service

When uploading a feature layer to ArcGIS Online, and then accessing it via ArcGIS Online's REST API, there is a limit of 1000 features returned. Is it possible to increase the limit and return more ...
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Export ArcGIS Online feature service with attachments

How can one export an attachment enabled feature service from ArcGIS Online and maintain it's integrity, meaning: get the geometry, table values, attachments, and the relationship class which connects ...
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WebMap that automatically links to Google Drive Spreadsheet

I would like to create a webmap from a contacts spreadsheet stored in Google Drive that will update the map automatically when new data is added to the spreadsheet. I know I can do this with an ArcGIS ...
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Is it possible to edit domain coded values in ArcGIS Online Feature Layers?

I'm getting started on the recently released Citizen Problem Reporter AGOL App. One of the steps is to set up an AGOL hosted featurelayer. I've done that, the app is up and running in a test state, ...
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How to create tile images for tiled maps using ArcGIS Online?

I am a newbie to ArcGIS Online. I have to create a temperature tile map based on my own custom data. I have found that a tile layer can be added using the following link: http://doc.arcgis.com/en/...
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How to add link in ArcGIS Online web map popup to google or bing driving directions?

I have an ArcGIS webmap with school boundaries. I would like to provide a link in the pop up that takes a public user to a free routing website like Bing or Google with the directions to their ...
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How to add a table from ArcGIS Online to ArcMap

When you're signed into ArcGIS Online within an ArcMap session, there is an option Add Data From ArcGIS Online: I have a service in ArcGIS Online which consists of 2 feature layers and 1 table: ...
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Is there any way to find out what REST services are being consumed in ArcGIS Online

Is there any way I can get a list of REST services being consumed in ArcGIS Online? I am an admin on our account and just trying to see where our REST Services are being used. Rather then open each ...
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Editing ArcGIS Online Hosted Layers in Secured Web Application

Goal: Develop a web application using ArcGIS Javascript API that has a single login experience for the end user and that enables them to edit feature layers hosted on ArcGIS Online. Setup: We are ...
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Using ArcGIS Online for public participation?

We have an ArcGIS Online Organizational account setup with several maps facing the public. I would like to create an application using one of our maps that has the added functionality of allowing ...
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ArcGIS Online map labels do not appear in ArcGIS app for Android?

I have a map on ArcGIS online. The map shows labels just fine as you can see on my web map (http://bit.ly/1q7hc0h). The problem is that when I view the map on may Android device using the ArcGIS app ...
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Does the ArcGIS Online “Spatial Analysis Service” require data to be hosted on ArcGIS.com?

I'm exploring the new-ish ArcGIS.com Spatial Analysis Service. The Spatial Analysis service contains a number of tasks that allow you to perform common spatial analyses on your hosted data. I'...
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Showing snapping error in ArcGIS Online

I am doing some test in ArcGIS online to know how much helpful it is for my firm, But when I opened my road line .Zip shapefile in ArcGIS online it is showing some snapping issues as well as changed ...
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How do I create a drop down box / combo box of bookmarks from an ArcGIS Online webmap?

Without using the clunky ArcGIS bookmark dijit, how do I create a drop down box of bookmarks from an ArcGIS Online webmap (or JSON) that zoom to the extents when clicked? //FYI, JSON format "...