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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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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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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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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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Get ID from closest feature in different layer

ArcGIS Collector (Android) ArcGIS Online Scenario: Users create and update features in a point FC via Collector. Upon creation/update, I want Collector to: Automatically get the ASSET_ID value from ...
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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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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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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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Collector App Offline Syncing issue

We are using the Collector for ArcGIS app for numerous inspections. I've been tasked to manage the GIS portion of it. Some locations lack data service so the inspectors are using the offline mode. ...
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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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Using relationship classes with ArcGIS Online?

I am using ArcInfo 10.4 to create geodatabase with a relationship class associating a point feature to a table with the goal of using it to collect inspection data in the table of the point features ...
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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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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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ArcGIS Survey123 - Selecting a point on a map to collect data about

I am new to ArcGIS and survey123 but I have some experience working with QGIS and ODK and xlsforms. I have a map with point features that represent buildings (each point represents a building location)...
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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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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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Assigning feature symbology by categories with related table in ArcGIS Online?

I am making maps for Collector app with features and related tables. Is there a simple way to assign different symbol to features based on whether it has related records or not?
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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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ArcGIS collector and related table

I am having a problem with related table in collector for ArcGIS. I have a feature class with a related table defined by a relationship class of type simple, 1:1 cardinality, and forward notification. ...
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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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Prepopulating Survey123 form field inputs from related tables in file geodatabase

I have a Survey123 survey. I am trying to prepopulate fields for from ArcGIS Collector and am having great difficulty. To explain, I created a file geodatabase in ArcGIS 10.X, (relationship classes ...
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How do I autopopulate a field in Collector?

I am wondering how I can use location to automatically generate a field in my attribute table with the name of a geographic region. I want to: create a point on the Collector app automatically ...
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Edit and Update Existing Features in a Collector App using Survey123 Forms

I have an existing polyline dataset that needs to be reviewed and have certain attributes populated by field personnel. We have a hosted feature layer in Collector, and are attempting to use a ...
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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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Publishing subtypes on ArcGIS Online for Collector?

I am kind of new to ArcGIS online and I just publishes a feature hosted map service after I have fixed my data with subtypes and subtypes-domains. After publishing to agol I discovered that all my ...
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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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How to show new points in arcgis online collector map?

I have created Arcgis Online Collector Map. Is it possible to have new data points collected to stand out from the old ones? As of now, they all look the same and its hard to tell which ones are new ...
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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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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 ...