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A map package is both the data and cartography that make up an entire map compressed into a single file for easy sharing and movement.

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Import Map Package (mpk) into ArcGIS Pro: How to create sources independent from the user's profile

After importing an ArcMap Map Package file (*.mpk) into ArcGIS Pro, the layers show Data Source starting with C:\Users\<current user>\Documents\ArcGIS\Packages\. This is useless for other users ...
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Packaging projects or maps without data source connections in ArcGIS Pro

I have 4 map layers that each have the exact same data sources/layers but the colours are different (four different basemap designs). I want to package the project or map layers to share it without ...
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Drone2Map Export as Package Project

In Drone2Map, is there any way to export a Drone2Map Project File as a Package Project, like in ArcGIS Pro? I want to share my project as a whole with people but the only way I can see how to do it is ...
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Saving data in table of contents list (raster, shp, etc.) all at once in ArcGIS

After loading the file in ArcMap, when you save ArcMap, it is saved as an .mxd file. This mxd file stores the file path. Is there a way to save all data in my Table of contents list to a folder I ...
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Creating map package using Python [closed]

I'm wondering if there's a way to save a ArcGIS map document (.mxd) as map package file (.mpk) using Python (or even using another programming language)? I literally have hundreds of .mxd files that I'...
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Extracting mpk file into MXD and its shapefiles and keep connection between them

I have many mpk files, which are open by ArcMap. I would like to have them as mxd files and a folder with the shapefiles that come with them, and when you open the MXD file the shapefiles should be ...
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Taking group of MXDs and using a batch command make them all into map packages

I work for a company where one of our deliverables is a map package of every map layout we put into a report, so about 20 map packages typically. While going through a whole list of files yet again ...
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PackageMap script failed to execute in IDLE but runs in ArcMap Python window?

This runs in the ArcGIS Python window but not from the IDLE command prompt. import arcpy import os from arcpy import env env.overwriteOutput = True arcpy.env.workspace = "D:/Production/...
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Can't get layout to be in Map Package (.mpkx) in ArcGIS Pro

I'm using ArcGIS Pro version 2.7 and I'm trying to export a Map Package (.mpkx) that includes both my map and my layout. I've tried using the 'Map' option in the Package tool bar and tried the ...
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What is use case for ArcGIS Layer package?

I am aware of MapPackages MPKs which pack the mxd-project and data and symbology together in order to easily distribute mapping projects. Layer packages are however just the individual layers packaged ...
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How to make Map Package on QGIS?

I will save my project into Map Package so I can share with another user. Using ArcGIS I can easily make Map Package as .mxd but I don't know how to do that on QGIS. So how to make Map Package on ...
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Text appearing as symbols after opening Map Package from ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.6.1. Text in my map packages does not export/open correctly. I have no problem creating or sharing the map, but when someone else opens the map package the text appears as ...
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Sharing ArcMap project?

I am new to GIS. I would like to share a ArcMap project that I initiated with someone else. Is there a way to share directly this project with the data, to allow the person to keep working on it?
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Understanding ArcGIS Map Package Details?

Using ArcGIS 10.6.1 to create Map Package, I just notices Esri is creating two folders v10 and v106 which both holds same .mxd and Geodatabases It is also different when Runtime enabled and I am ...
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Map package of ArcGIS to use in QGIS [duplicate]

I have a Map Package of ArcGIS and my licence expired. I need to use this file now. I am using QGIS. How do I do this?
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Retrieving Layer Files From Map Packages

I am using ArcMap 10.5. I have around 57 map packages that I need to salvage layer data from. The layer files were incorrectly saved with absolute paths instead of relative paths so they won't ...
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ArcGIS Map Package editing

I created a map package on my desktop, and copied the folder containing it and a geodatabase containing feature classes that were in the map to my laptop. On my laptop version, I edited one of the ...
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Not Able to Add MPK to Map in ArcGIS .Net Runtime and MVVM

I am trying to add an MPK to ArcGIS Runtim 10.27 using MVVM pattern and WPF I am able to see the MPK running on the localhost after running the application but the MPKMap = localMapService....
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ArcMap hangs exporting data to MPK

When trying to export a map as an MPK, ArcMap gets stuck at "Preparing Data (Folder Size 0KB)". I have tried a couple different MXDs and they all have this problem. I am working off a server with a ...
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Seeking open source equivalent to .mpk?

Is there an open source equivalent to the .mpk file format that ArcGIS can still open?
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File Geodatabase to map package or map document [closed]

I have a file geodatabase which is output of a certain model builder. I need to make it as input of another tool that takes only map documents or map packages. Is there any tool in ArcMap or ArcGIS ...
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Opening ArcGIS Online files without ArcMap gives error 403?

Although the topic about pkinfo was addressed in the question What is *.pkinfo file? on this occasion it does not matter about "what is a pkinfo file" but rather if there is any solution to the ...
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Difference between MPK and MMPK

I am currently trying to load a MPK package using ArcGIS runtime 100.2.1 for .NET (WPF). The package comes from external sources, and I do not have ArcGIS Pro/ArcMap at the moment as I am trying to do ...
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Unzip .mpk on macOS fails [duplicate]

According to Opening MPK file without ArcGIS Desktop?, .mpk files are just .zip compressed and I should be able to unzip them as normal. I've tried from the terminal on macOS (10.11.6): unzip ...
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Can't open .mpk file in ArcGIS

I am trying to import .mpk file in ArcMap 10.3.1. But, when I try to open using folder connection, the file with .mpk extension doesn't show up.. It only shows .tif file but not mpk file.
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Map package layers' sources are broken

I'm making a map package to use it later in a WPF application, I shared the layers as a map package and there is no problem but when I tried to open the map package file again I found that all the ...
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Opening map package does not display Table of Contents?

When map packages (.mpk) that I have created with Arc 10.5.1 are subsequently opened, the map displays but the Table of Contents is blank: But if I then click on any of the List by... buttons (other ...
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Permanently sourcing data to an .mxd that was previously sourced to a .mpk

I had to do some work away from the server that houses our GIS data. I created a Map Package so that I could take in on the road with me. Everything worked great away from the office. When I returned ...
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Vector tile packages (vtpk) publish in ArcGIS server?

I am still trying to find my way out with the Vector Tile Map Packages. According to the documentation: When you publish a vector tile package to ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS, a vector ...
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Map Package not accessible even though it's Public In ArcGIS Online

I have made my map package public but it still looks for a "sign in" in ArcGIS when I try it in any browser: https://capeportal.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=9db9fc3ad0594fefa72798b71c0ff41e Any ...
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Seeking 3rd party / API way to access exported ArcGIS/Esri style information?

I am writing a GIS app that allows import of various file formats, and I want to include an importer for data coming out of ArcGIS. My understanding was that Geodatabase was the default format for ...
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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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Difference between Layer File, Layer Package, and Map Package?

What would I use them for? I know map package comprises all the layers but how is a map package different from the others?
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Adding ArcGIS Online published map package on map by using its portal ItemId?

I do not have ArcGIS for Server on my machine to publish services so I have published my map contents into ArcGIS Online as a map package. Can I add that map package on a map by using its portal ...
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How to extract .mpk file package in ArcGIS

I am trying to extract .mpk map package but shows me ERROR 000824:the tool is not licensed Here is the link of map which I am trying to extract.
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I need a sample map package that works with ArcGIS runtime 10.4

I need a sample map package that works with ArcGIS runtime 10.4. I'm trying to develop a WPF/XAML application using the ArcGIS runtime SDK for .NET, but I've not been able to get very far because I ...
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What is *.pkinfo file?

What is a *.pkinfo file? Google Search results talk about Package Info files and how they contain map documents and layers, so I don't see how this is different from a .mpk file. I also have not ...
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Providing user specified location for extracting packages in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap the folder location used to unpack packages dragged into a map can be set using the Customize | ArcMap Options > Sharing tab: I just looked for the equivalent option in ArcGIS Pro on the ...
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Changing/editing original feature class referenced in ArcGIS map package?

I created two different map packages (say, mappack1 and mappack2) that included a common layer (polyline feature class in a file geodatabase, say LINE). Then I unpacked mappack1 and edited the common ...
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Map Package or Relative Paths for ArcMap MXD export

Is there a way to use Map Packaging so that multiple mxds draw data from the same geodatabase when unpacked? We've broken our project area into 14 divisions. Each division has it's own geodatabase ...
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Opening MPK file without ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to open an ArcGIS map package (*.mpk) file with MapInfo? I do not have access to ArcGIS Desktop.
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ArcGIS desktop map package, with clipping

Package Map (Data Management) almost does what I want: take everything in my current map, wrap it up in a nice little parcel with all geometry, attributes, labels, symbols, etc. etc. configured just ...
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Seeking script or code to create map package [closed]

I am looking for some help or if someone has a script or tool to loop through a given folder of MXD's and Create MPK files with the same name. i don t have so much experience of creating scripts , or ...
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Extract .mxd file + data from map package .mpk?

I have two applications - a pc app which uses .mpk and a mobile app which uses .tpk I can generate both, given the .mxd file - but I'd like an easy way to go from a .mpk to .tpk The idea being that ...
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how to create map package programatically using C#?

I'm using .NET SDK to create ArcMap toolbar with arcgis 10.1. how do i create map package .mpk programatically? http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//006600000403000000
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Summarizing different (local) shapefiles/sources into one centralized database using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcMap/ArcCatalog 10.2, is there a way, to summarize a huge number of widely spread shapefiles/sources (different servers, different hard drives etc.) into one centralized database, in order to ...
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Field-based hyperlinks in an ArcMap map package (.mpk)?

I have a point shapefile where each point has multiple hyperlink fields in its attribute table as per How to add multiple relative hyperlinks to single point in ArcGIS for Desktop with Basic level ...
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Should Python Add-In installed in map which is packaged be part of *.mpk?

Using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 SP1, I just created a map package (.mpk) from a map (.mxd) which had a Python Add-In (.esriaddin) installed. When I unpacked the .mpk the .esriaddin was neither ...
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Is it possible to create a map package of a network dataset (ESRI ArcGIS 10.1)?

Is it possible to create a map package of a network dataset (ESRI ArcGIS 10.1)? I tried publishing it as a map package, but I can't seem to insert the network itself (the "New Route" part, not the ...
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Is it possible to create map packages for ArcMap version 10 using 10.1?

Is it possible to create a map package in an older version? Currently I am using 10.1 and the client uses 10.0. Can you create a map package for different versions? I see you can create layer ...
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