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Location Intelligence: Applications, Opportunities and How to get started.

When Apple released iPhone, the world 1st smartphone with inbuilt GPS, the world changed. People started generating and consuming location data at a scale never imagined. As location data started to accumulate from millions of user devices, tech companies join in, building applications with location-based capabilities. Awesome location-aware solutions were built: From simple “where-did-i-park-my-car” type […]

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University of North Georgia Receives NSF Grant to Expand GIS Program

A National Science Foundation (NSF) was awarded to the University of North Georgia (UNG) to expand its GIS program. The UNG is one of the fastest growing colleges in US and is ranked as one of Georgia’s top 10 Universities, with a student population of more than 18,000 students. A $609,739 grant has been awarded on […]

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Global GIS Industry Continues to Grow

The latest, a May 2017 report from P&S Market Research, has determined that the global GIS industry will continue to grow. According to the report, the industry has seen an increased market demand of LiDAR based applications and an explosive use in spatial technologies and data. LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is a remote sensing […]

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10.4 mxd won’t open in 10.3.1

We recently upgraded to 10.4 and I was trying to share an mxd with a colleague.  They have 10.3.1.  When they try to open it says 10.3.1 can’t open a 10.4 map document.  I haven’t found any way to downgrade.  Does anyone have a workaround? Powered by WPeMatico

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defining a fixed zoom when double clicking a record in the attribute table

Hello, when I double click on a point in the attribute table, the map zooms in that point, but with a relatively low scale (1:36000)it’s taking a long time to right click each record and click (pan to).. is there a way I can define a high scale (1:1000 maybe) when I double click each […]

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ArcGIS is the worst software I currently use…

…and I would have never uttered that subject line several years ago, because I was an ESRI devotee.  From the beginning of my GIS career, to about 2008, I would defend the company and their software against all detractors. Then it came: The last functioning and solid version of ArcGIS, in my long experience of […]

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Draw order not based on symbology

I am wondering if there is anyway to change the draw order of an individual layer not based on the attribute that is being symbolised. Basically I have a dataset that is drawing on landuse, but that also has a date field.  When drawing on landuse this is what the draw order is based on […]

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Update symbology, labels, etc across multiple mxd files?

Apologies in advance if this is simple, I’m relatively new to ArcGIS… In any given project, I will have several maps, all with a common set of basemap layers.  From time to time, throughout the life of a project, clients tend to request that we change font sizes, colours, line widths, etc.  The problem is […]