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Documentation and other resources for the most recent releases of ArcGIS for Desktop can be accessed from, a new site focused on ArcGIS for Desktop users. In about three weeks we will begin redirecting to that page. Documentation for 10.2 and earlier releases will continue to be accessible.

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  • Email can be sent directly from web map pop-ups using pop-up configurations. Which configuration approach is best will be determined by how the email addresses are stored in the layer attributes. This post shows you how to send an email … Continue reading

  • We are excited to announce a new release to the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android v10.2.7.  This is a bug fix release which includes the following issues addressed in our release notes. To apply this fix, update your build.gradle file … Continue reading

  • The World Topographic Map and World Imagery Map have both been updated with new content! As part of ArcGIS Online, Esri’s Basemaps support a vast GIS community. Thank You to our Contributors and Partners who help support the Living Atlas of the World by providing data and enriching these … Continue reading

  • Feature layers are often the best type of layer to use for visualizing your vector data in web maps. They are easily placed on top of tiled basemaps for geographic context and support interactive queries and selection, on-the-fly styling, and … Continue reading

  • StreetMap Premium for ArcGIS is a ready-to-use dataset for map display, geocoding, and routing. It’s been around for years in the file geodatabase format, and for use in Desktop and Server. Recent advancements in Desktop (ArcGIS Pro) include a map … Continue reading