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Application of ArcGIS Online for collecting and updating information in field using iOS and Android devices

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Open Source equivalent to Collector for ArcGIS to use with QGIS/PostGIS?

From my reading of the Esri web pages the Collector for ArcGIS is tightly tied to that platform. I would be delighted to learn that I am wrong about this. I have a strong interest in generic mobile ...
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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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App for collecting points with hierarchical legend encoding [closed]

In the frame of a field campaign for land cover mapping, we try to develop an App which allows for the collection of points on a base map and fill a set of attributes. So far, our best solution is to ...
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Using Collector for ArcGIS offline?

My organization (a public transit system) will be conducting surveys on our existing infrastructure (bus stops). My original plan was to send out the surveyors with a tablet with ArcGIS Collector ...
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Does ArcGIS Collector capture device metadata?

Does ArcGIS Collector capture device metadata along with observed data ie. actual device location, system date, GPS accuracy?
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Utilizing versioning with ArcGIS Collector

I have done a lot of research on the internet with this and I am unable to find a cut and dry answer. I am utilizing ArcMap 10.3.1. and PostgreSQL 9.3. I have been able to get everything set up ...
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Sub-meter Bluetooth GPS units and ESRI Collector App

We have been using Trimble XT/XH for years now, but we are at a time when we need to upgrade and do not want to drop another $8000 for another Trimble that only causes us headaches and not very user ...
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ArcGIS Online Groups for Public and Organization Accounts

I need to share data with public accounts from my organizational account within ArcGIS Online. I don't want to make the data shareable to everyone, just within a group. But when I try to invite the ...
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Collecting polygon features from many people with simple online form? [closed]

I work at a transportation consulting firm that works over a large geographic area with dispersed offices. We'd like to develop a database of the locations of our projects, so that we can easily find ...
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In ESRI Collector, is there a way download/sync a layer that has attachments without attachments, but still allow for the adding of them?

We have data collectors using ESRI collector all across a state. Every morning they have to download a new work area - World Topo basemap, plus slice of one layer (attribute data focused), and a ...
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ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector

I am trying to figure out the workflow from ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector. I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2, using a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Android 4.3, JB) I am able to use the share as option in ...
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Can you use Bing Maps in offline editing in the ArcGIS Collector app?

Is it possible to use Bing Maps in the offline mode in the ArcGIS Collector app? In ArcGIS collector can I download the map, work offline and sync my edits when I'm using Bing aerials as my base map? ...
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Don't allow null values in Collector for ArcGIS

I have created a geodatabase in ArcMap with four Feature Classes for a Survey using Collector for ArcGIS. I have multiple Fields per Feature Class and various Domains for single and multiple use in ...
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Creating a Collector map that allows new records to be added to a related table while not allowing spatial features to be created or deleted?

I am trying to create inspection maps for Collector that are very similar to what can be found at this link: https://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2015/02/18/related-tables-exploring-new-ways-to-use-...
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Automatic timestamp in ArcGIS Collector

I've been using ArcGIS collector for field surveys and measurements. I would like the app to automatically populate a field with latest update time when I enter values in the fields I'm interested in. ...
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Arc collector: cannot enable offline mode for map

I am trying to setup arc collector for offline data collection in remote areas. I have followed steps from a few ESRI tutorials, Problem: when I try to "enable offline mode" for the web map within ...
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Error syncing data from Collector app?

I am getting the Unable to synchronize replica, sync replica internal error in the collector app. We have interns out in the field and this just started happening after the second week, so I am ...
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Z-value Error in ArcGIS Collector

I have a feature layer found in this map: http://arcg.is/0L8SS5 which is to be used with Collector as a part of a classroom activity. The feature layer is producing the error message "The shape must ...
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Cannot See a Web Map on ArcGIS Collector

I have created a web map and it appears that all settings and permissions should allow me to see it. While I have other maps which I can see in Collector, when I open collector and sign in to this ...
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Export Attachments for Arcgis Collector - Naming

I am using Arcgis Desktop 10.4.1 and Arcgis Collector. I've followed the guide for exporting attachments as described on ESRI's webpage here: http://support.esri.com/technical-article/000011912 It ...
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Download geo-referenced photos from ESRI collector app

I have ESRI Collector app on an iPad. I have used it to mark up a number of features on site, complete with photos and videos. My end goal is a kmz of georeferenced features complete with photos in ...
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Selecting multiple coded values for domains

Is it possible to setup a domain that allows for the selection of multiple coded values? I have setup an app that allows field staff to do inspections at various field sites by asking them preset ...
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Functionality of Attribute Assistant and ArcGIS Online

We are an EGIS group using Arc Desktop 10.3.1 and ArcGIS Online as well as the collector app. With ArcDesktop we use the ArcGIS Local Govt Attribute Assistant We are seeking to allow users to enter ...
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Cannot edit location of points in Feature Layer in ArcGIS Online after using Collector

I have students in my GIS class who have created feature layers in ArcGIS Pro to collect points on our campus using Collector on a cell phone. After going out to collect points they return to the ...
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NDVI usage for ArcCollector and Crop Yield

So my question is as follows: I am a GIS tech for a large vineyard management company. Every year a real struggle of ours is getting a crop estimation (with +- %15 accuracy, company wants it to be +-%...
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ArcGIS for Personal, Can I use collector?

If I buy a personal use account will I be able to use collector to collect data in the field? For context, I would like to be able to collect data points in the field to make my own hiking and trail ...
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Auto populate a field in the attribute table with unique IDs

I am a GIS specialist for an engineering company and I am setting up Arc Collector on ipads for field workers. The field workers go to residential properties and collect soil samples. Each property ...
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Polygons drawn in editable feature service through Collector cause reverse or negative geometry

I have been experiencing a very odd situation where polygons – when drawn in an editable feature service through Collector on iPad – will draw and save, then seconds later the geometry will be ...
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Data loss with Collector for ArcGIS

Last week we used Collector for ArcGIS (version 10.3 on an iPad Air, AT&T) with our ArcGIS Online organization account for field data collection. We experienced loss of data, sometimes everything ...
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Field Equipment: Geneq SXBlue II with iPad and ArcGIS Collector app

My company just recently purchased a Geneq SXBlue II GNSS receiver to be pair with an iPad and the Collector for ArcGIS app. I have heard great things about the submeter accuracy of the unit; however,...
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Adding features to ArcGIS Feature Service in QGIS?

I use Collector for ArcGIS to collect data in the field, and I'd like to have collaborators w/o ESRI logins be able to contribute data to my project GIS using QField. I was hoping it would be as ...
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Modify streaming interval in Collector for ArcGIS Online

I'm using ESRI Collector App. I'm tracking location. Is there a way to modify the ESRI location tracking layer for it to use an interval under 5 seconds?
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Publishing Overwrites Edit Tracking Fields

Is there a way to publish edit tracking enabled data from ArcMap (10.3.1) to a AGOL hosted service without having the edit tracking fields automatically overwritten with the time and user who ...
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Auto Populate Lat/Long ArcGIS Collector [closed]

Is there a way to auto populate a Lat and Long field in a feature service in ArcGIS online. I have the newest version of collector and 10.4.1 ArcGIS. I'm pretty new to the online aspect of GIS so a ...
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Add/Remove 1000 separator (Comma) From Integer Field In ArcGIS Collector?

I have a team of inspectors using ArcGIS collector to collect and edit data. When I set up the web map in AGOL I obviously wasn't thinking clearly and checked some fields to Use 1000 Separator (Years,...
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Collector shuts down when attempting to use offline editing

We have a service with a feature class and two related tables. All three have attachments. It's complicated, but it works fine when used online in Collector. When we download it for disconnected ...
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Arc Collector offline map - Copies of a map layer not downloading correctly

I have an Arc Collector project on the go and everything is working great except for one part of the offline mode. I encountered an issue with the offline version of the map displaying the layers ...
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Collector App dropping collected points from one specific layer after submission?

I'm using the collector app for iOS (iPad Air 2) for water utility asset data collection. For every layer or asset type I can mark a point, fill out the form, attach photos, and submit. No problem. It ...
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Collecting direction of taken photo in ArcGIS for Collector?

Just wanted to know if it is possible to collect the direction of taken photo in Collector ? Obviously, I would like to know which direction i'm facing (North, east south, west) when taking the photo. ...
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Setting up account to start using Collector for ArcGIS?

I'm working on a presentation topic around mobile-based data collection solutions. I've used ODK and Fulcrum in production and absolutely love them. However, I'm going to be presenting to an Esri ...
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Creating domain with thousands of values for ArcGIS feature class?

I am creating a feature class for the ArcGIS Collector App and want to create domain table for an attribute field. The problem is that I have 6335 possible values that could be used for the field. ...
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Seeking alternative to Collector for ArcGIS for creating new records in Related Table in ArcGIS Online?

I'm hosting a Web Mapping Application on ArcGIS Online. The design consists of two parts. A Feature Layer called Project Description which visualizes the location of every Project in my database A ...
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Connecting Trimble Geo7x to ArcCollector

I'm looking to link a Trimle Geo7x GPS unit to ArcCollector on Ipad or Windows 10. Is there a way to link these these devices easily or do they not play well together?
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Downloading Map on Collector for ArcGIS

I know this will sound like a foolish question once I find out what I'm doing wrong but here goes: I had downloaded an outdated version of my data collection map onto Collector, but I need to switch ...
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Fixing time error when exporting data from ArcGIS Online?

I frequently have to export data from a layer in ArcGIS online (that is created from Arc Collector offsite) to excel via CSV format. One of the fields is the CreationDate field that is automatically ...
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Collector blue accuracy ring- what does it show?

What, definitively, does the blue accuracy ring show in Collector. In the field it always seems too large to represent the accuracy that the GNSS app is stating (ie 50cm – 1m). The blue ring seems to ...
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Seeing maps created by others in organization in ArcGIS Collector?

A follow-up question for Editing of layers on an ArcGIS server in ArcGIS Collector I know it's in ArcGIS Collector's FAQ, but we have met all the requirements specified there and still we can't see ...
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Editing of layers on an ArcGIS server in ArcGIS Collector

We have an ArcGIS server with REST API, containing some feature layers we want to edit also on machines without ArcGIS Desktop, ideally through ArcGIS Collector. We don't have the Portal, but we have ...
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Collector for GIS will not sync offline maps

We are testing collector for GIS and its proving promising however there is one major flaw i cannot figure out. When i take a map offline and add data to it and then bring it back to the office to ...
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ArcGIS Server 10.6 the field “created user” shows “Esri_Anonymous” when data is sent through collector app

I have published a service with ArcGIS Server 10.6 as the hosting server. In organisation tab users have been created. Collector app is used to collect site data. Users are signed-in through collector ...