How to add 3D features in Online ArcGIS (Story Map) - I created the 3D layers / features using ArcMap Desktop and ArcScene

I'm a student and a newbie looking for detailed information.

  • What has your research found so far? Searching on "3d ArcGIS online" would be my starting point.
    – PolyGeo
    Commented Oct 21, 2015 at 21:18
  • Arc isn't so good at 3d features... normally I'd take 2d features and fit them to a surface with a tool like Interpolate Shape (3d analyst license) help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//….. or if capturing look at Default Z in editor resources.esri.com/help/9.3/ArcGISDesktop/dotnet/… if you want to modify the Z value of individual vertices right click and select 'Edit Vertices' and an editable table will appear with each points coordinates. Commented Oct 21, 2015 at 22:13

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A quick search uncovered Make your first scene in the ArcGIS Online Help:

A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, styles, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an intuitive and interactive 3D environment.You can create scenes with the built-in scene viewer or with ArcGIS Pro. To create scenes, you need to be signed in with an organizational account or a public account.

and blog postings called:

These seem to be geared around ArcGIS Pro rather than ArcMap/ArcScene as your authoring tools but I think you should be able to open the items that you have authored in ArcMap and ArcScene in ArcGIS Pro.

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