GeoNet Weekly News & Tips: Education, Tips for Authoring Forms with Survey123 Connect, XLS Form, and Microsoft Excel, and 4 Product and Service Updates 

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Community Highlights 

Place of the Week  
EducationThe Education place is full of content for educators and teachers seeking resources and tips for teaching the next generation of GIS professionals. See the range of categories for Higher Education, Students, Schools (K12), Informal Education, and Education Facilities in the place to find your interest. 


See Joseph Kerski's latest posts including a free lesson for working with field data in the classroom and how a 2nd Grade classroom developed ecoliteracy by completing one nature lesson a week for 15 weeks.



-- Related: Enter the 2020 ArcGIS Online Middle School & High School Student Competition. Learn more about the details of the contest. 


Featured Content Highlights 

Survey123 ScreenshotIsmael Chivite has a new blog for Survey123 for ArcGIS users who author forms with Survey123 Connect. See his blog for tips on working with XLS Forms and Microsoft Excel to improve your workflow and productivity: Survey123 Tricks of the Trade: Microsoft Excel.






Open Questions & Discussions 

Jeff Garcia wants to hear from users that access Operations dashboards on a mobile device. 

Andy Stratton is looking for some Python guidance for generating a list of datasets for the Analyze Datasets Tool. 

Ulrich Seiler is looking for users that worked with SAP Hana and Utility Network.  


Do you have knowledge in other areas? See if you can answer these unanswered questions in the community. 


Product & Service Updates Round-Up 

Take a look at these product and service updates announced in GeoNet: 

AppStudio 4.0: See what’s new in App Templates 

My Esri has a new release with updates on licensing and managing users 

ArcGIS Runtime Local Server SDK 100.6 is available for download. 

ArcGIS Online Security Update affects CityEngine 2017.1 and earlier. See what steps to take if you’re affected 


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