2Tables, joins, and relates 9.3 HighlightsMappingConvert graphics to featuresImproved geocoding experienceCartographic improvementsEditingPause while in stream modeBetter on screen display for Split and Fillet toolStatus feedback bar for Sketch toolTables, joins, and relatesAdvanced Sorting – sort up to four fieldsToggle between field alias names or actual namesDefinition queries in tables are now respected during joins9.3 Tech Transfer Sessions2
3Geoprocessing and Analysis 9.3 HighlightsRaster DataSupport for ENVI imageryNew tools: Clip to graphics, Export Raster World File, Get Cell Value…..Geoprocessing and AnalysisImproved messaging, performance and usabilityStart ModelBuilder button in ArcMapMore toolsProximity, Spatial Weights, Sqatterplot, Regression, …..All Extension products have improved on the 9.3 releaseFunctionality and Quality9.3 Tech Transfer Sessions3
4Many quality improvements in 9.3 release Quality driven by: ArcGIS 9.3 QualityMany quality improvements in 9.3 releaseQuality driven by:TestsUser reports brought forward from SupportCode reviewAnalysis ToolsFixed Some issues dating back many yearsIssues range from UI/Usability to functionality to ‘random’ crashes44
5ArcGIS 9.3 PDF Export Background: PDF is the most popular format to export maps to.PDF is viewable by all standard computers today as the defacto standard for data exchange.ArcGIS has always supported exporting maps in PDF formatAt each release we improve PDF exportAt 9.3 we were able to greatly improve our PDF export in many areas.
6Enabling PDF for MapsArcGIS 9.2IntroducedPDF LayerExport
7Enabling PDF for Interactive Geospatial Content ArcGIS 9.3PDF LayersNow Nested
8Enabling PDF for Interactive Geospatial Content ArcGIS 9.3FeatureAttributesExported asPDF ObjectData
9ArcGIS 9.3: Geoprocessing ModelBuilder Shortcut You can now open ModelBuilder from the standard toolbarQuick way to start building a modelSave your model to an existing toolbox or simply choose to discard it when done
10ArcGIS 9.3 Improved Geoprocessing Error Reporting Tool errors and warnings in help menuLink all Errors to help topicWhat is the ErrorWhy did it occurWhat should you do to fix itFound / Fixed issues of reporting wrong errors or no errors.Process Dialog10
11Geoprocessing Results - errors Error MessagesHelp for every Error ID
12Geoprocessing Result Management New option for controlling the life-span of your resultsKeeps your documents from growing too bigImproves application startup and performanceKeeping all of your results takes resourcesDefault life-span is 2 weeksWarning is displayed when you open a document containing resultsEnforced when document is saved
13Geoprocessing New and Modified Tools 36 New tools3D - 1Analysis - 1Conversion - 5Data Management - 12Cartography - 2Server - 3Network Analyst - 1Spatial Analyst - 1Spatial Statistics - 5Schematics – 4Geostatistical Analyst - 116 Modified toolsNew optional parameters or keywords that provide additional capabilitiesWill NOT break existing models or scripts
14Tables, Joins and Relates Properties of joins and relates can be reviewed in the Layer properties dialog:In the Joins and Relates tab in the Layer Properties dialog and the Table Properties dialogs, you can now review the properties of joins and relates, so it is easy to see the name, location and type of any tables that are joined or related to your table. These properties are read-only:1414
15Tables, Joins and Relates Improved sorting capabilitySort on up to four fields at onceRight click on any field and choose Advanced SortingSet to None to unsort1515
16ArcGIS 9.3.1 Author, publish, and use geographic knowledge High-quality maps3D visualizationsPlanning and analysisData management workflowsAuthoritative contentImage managementRich Web applicationsDissemination of informationReal-time decision making in the fieldConsumersCasual UsersCitizensKnowledge WorkersMobile WorkersDistributed Web ServicesGIS WorkersEnterprise SystemsGIS Professionals
17Key Themes of ArcGIS 9.3.1 High-performance dynamic maps Better sharing of geographic informationEasy access to more online contentEasy installationMore resources to make you successfulContinued improvements in quality and scalability
18High-Performance Dynamic Maps New optimized map serviceNew tools for tuning maps
19Faster Web Mapping New optimized map service Significantly faster than ArcGIS 9.3Outperforms equivalent ArcIMS servicesProduces attractive, high-performing Web mapsShortens map caching time
20New Tools to Optimize Maps in ArcMap Tune up your map documents Analyze maps and produce recommendations for tuning.Preview your map document and estimate draw time.Directly publish your maps from ArcMap to ArcGIS Server.
21Creating Highly Scalable and Performing Map Services Wisely combining cached and dynamic services Combine basemaps and operational data.Cache as appropriate.Web maps are not the same as desktop maps.Reuse services.CachedDynamic+ DynamicGreat opportunity to migrate ArcIMS users to ArcGIS ServerAvoid the ‘ArcIMS mindset’. Help users understand cached + dynamicLet users learn by example: showcase existing ArcGIS Server sitesExploit map services in web browsers and Desktop applications
22Enhanced Web User Experiences Rich Internet applications ArcGIS APIsPowerful developer APIs for building rich user experiences on top of ArcGIS Server servicesLightweight APIs for quick developmentVery fast and scalableExtended support for Microsoft developersNew ArcGIS API for Microsoft Silverlight
23Direct Access to Microsoft Virtual Earth Services Global basemap seamlessly integrated with ArcGIS Up-to-date, multiscale basemap (aerial imagery, roads, hybrid)Included at no cost with ArcGIS Desktop as part of maintenanceFree, built-in 90-day evaluationfor ArcGIS ServerQuick-start GIS projects with ready-to-use content
24Easy to Install Don’t need to uninstall ArcGIS 9.3 Easy to work in mixed environments of ArcGIS 9.3 and ArcGIS 9.3.1Geodatabases, map documents, and APIs did not change.