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Questions about the free ArcReader software from Esri.

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Using ArcReader for printing to PDF?

At my job, most people have ArcReader and the 2 GIS staff will create PMF for people so they can use them for projects and reporting. Lately we've been having an issue where the ESRI basemaps will ...
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ArcReader project and GDB Protected. How to read on ArcMap?

I have a project that can only be viewed in ArcReader93, the project format is pmf. When I open it it asks for a password (which I know), once I load the project I can consult the information, change ...
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Why is file geodatabase so large when feature classes inside do not add up to anywhere near as much?

I recently noticed when publishing maps for use on ArcReader from ArcMap that when I create the map package my file size is now 18GB when it used to be around 800MB. I have not added any new feature ...
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Is HTML pop-up tool available in ArcReader?

I've published a water and sewer map that has as-built plans in PMF format attached to a buffer feature class around the utilities' piping. When I open the published map in ArcReader I can access the ...
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Cannot publish mxd file using ArcGIS publisher

I am having trouble publishing a map file using ArcGIS publisher. This mxd is intended for use by ArcReader but I keep getting a "file access error message asking me to check that the file permissions ...
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How to batch export to PMF using ArcGIS 10.2 and VB.Net

I have modified a code I found online to batch export a series of map documents (mxds) to ArcPublisher files (PMFs). I have all the relevant licenses and the code does "work", the only problem is the ...
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Publishing mosiac datasets for ArcReader?

Has anyone had luck with publishing their own imagery into ArcReader 10.2 in a mosaic dataset? I have had success publishing the my own imagery in tiles but not in a mosaic form. Does anyone have ...
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ArcGIS Publisher PMF Version Compatibility

Does anyone know of version compatibility issues of creating a PMF? Or links to that documentation? I have not seen anything from Esri. I have asked Esri Support, and will update with their response. ...
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Active Directory Authentication & MS SQL Server in ArcReader

I'm having difficulty with a single user (That I know of) being able to access geodatabase files in our ArcGIS Server using ArcReader. Our setup is as follows: Enterprise Geodatabase within MS SQL ...
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Developing GIS viewer on ArcGIS platform (ArcReader, Java Runtime)? [closed]

I was wondering if you could give your input/opinion on what to use. I am looking into developing a small scale GIS viewer that could possibly edit the information locally (Edit would entail drawing ...
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Transferring from Windows to Linux OS for ESRI ArcReader

I have a .pmf file and I would like to open it under ubuntu. However all the layers are directing to a C:/ source. As Linux OS does not have such drive, how can I change the layer source path? Thanks! ...
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ArcReader 10.1 trouble (loading and printing is taking very long ime)

We've run into printing problems in ArcReader 10.1. Our trouble is with a particular floodplain feature class located in an SDE database. It simply takes forever to load! Then, when printing, it takes ...
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Making File Geodatabase Unlockable?

I have several replica File Geodatabase's on my server. I publish maps to be viewed by other departments in ArcReader. These ArcReader pmf's use the replica Geodatabase's on the server. I need to ...
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Is there a Small Windows install of QGIS?

I am looking to find a faster alternative to ArcReader. I think QGIS might be faster but I was wondering if there was a smaller install without all the GRASS etc for windows. I just want to get a ...
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How to exclude some layers from ArcReader legend?

I have created an ArcReader map for staff which has a number of imagery layers, such as satellite imagery and a raster topographic map. I also have a legend which automatically updates based on which ...
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Open Source viewer Like ArcReader

I would like to know if their are any open source map desktop based map viewers something similar to ArcReader. Preferably if this can use the files created from QGIS.
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Adjusting custom grid intervals based on map scale for PMF published from ArcMap for ArcReader

I am preparing a pmf which includes a custom grid overlay. To clarify: a custom grid overlay is marginalia, not a feature class with geometry (so a scale dependecy inside a layer won't work). The ...
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Timestamping print from ArcReader?

I'm setting up an published arcreader file, and was searching for a way to add a date/time stamp to the printed map. Is there a way to add a dynamic text box to a published pmf file that will show ...
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