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ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based, collaborative content management system for maps, apps, data, and other geographic information.

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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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How to convert data from a .gdb into a shapefile without ArcMap?

I have a .gdb folder with LOCK Files, FREELIST Files, ATX Files, GDBINDEXES Files, GDBTABLE Files, GDBTABLEX Files and, SPX Files. I want to convert the parcel data within this folder into a ...
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Downloading feature class from 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does ArcGIS Online allow Select By Location?

This question refers to the standard ArcGIS Online map, eg http://your-site.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html Is it possible to perform a Select By Location, eg to find points from one layer ...
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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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Adding ArcGIS Online Services to QGIS?

Looking for info on how to add web mapping services from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website to QGIS. I've tried nearly a dozen different things online and still can't get results. Don'...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Ideas for Kids GIS Workshop [closed]

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 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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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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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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Avoiding arcgisscripting RuntimeError: Not signed into Portal from ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro?

Sometimes when I run a Python script from IDLE that uses the ArcPy installed with ArcGIS Pro 1.4.1 the script will abort with RuntimeError: Not signed into Portal: RESTART: C:\temp\test.py Traceback ...
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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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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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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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Extending ArcGIS Metadata Style?

I want to extend metadata style. I want to add three new fields in metadata of feature class. I know there are different standards of metadata which ArcGIS Supports. Is there any way or possibility ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Uploading large shapefiles to ArcGIS Online?

I am trying to upload a large shapefile to ArcOnline, however I found out ArcGIS Online won't upload any shapefile that has more than 1000 features. My 30 shapefiles have over 1,000,000 features each....
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Opening links in same window with ArcGIS Online Popup?

I've noticed when embedding an ArcGIS Online webmap which has a popup with links on it, that there seems to be no way to have the popup link open in the current window. It will always open in a new ...
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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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ArcGIS Desktop to ArcGIS Online [closed]

BACKSTORY: I am currently in college (a nursing major - nothing to do with GIS or engineering), but I work for a local government's engineering department during the summers. After a few changes ...
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Validating range domains when editing feature service in ArcGIS Online? [closed]

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. When the feature class is published to ArcGIS Online and exposed as ...
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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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Which ArcGIS Online basemap has the best performance in ArcMap?

My company plans to do demos of ArcMap Add-Ins for some of our clients and we want to make sure ArcMap is performing the best it can. One of the major performance concerns is the speed of the ...
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“Transferring” ArcGIS Online content from one organization to another

My organization is currently brainstorming with another organization on how continue providing access to about a half of dozen web applications and data through ArcGIS Online. Currently, the ...
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Show attached images inside popup with ArcGIS Online?

In ArcGIS Online popups how does one display attached images inline as an image instead of just a link? In case of multiple images I'm okay with just first one showing inline. Under "Configure Popup" ...
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adding line breaks to labels in ArcGIS Online

I'm using the new labeling functionality in ArcGIS Online. My question is how do I add a line break to the label if I want to use more than one field?
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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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Adding ArcGIS Online vector tile service in Leaflet map?

I am trying to add an arcgis online served vector tiles service to a Leaflet map. I am using ( https://github.com/Leaflet/Leaflet.VectorGrid ) to add the vector tiles to a Leaflet v1.3.1 map ...
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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 ...