• arcgisscripting and arcpy object model diagrams

    score3900
    Reviewed
    404 votes
    For python scripters, the most useful piece of documentation at 9.x was the Geoprocessing Programming Model (seen here: http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/pdf/Geoprocessor_93.pdf).  This is extraordinarily...
    nbw
    last modified by nbw
  • ArcGIS Pro - Update existing webmap

    score3810
    Under Consideration
    381 votes
    ArcGIS Pro has a superior interface for authoring weblayer symbology.  It would be nice if you could use it to edit an existing webmap then simply share but overwrite an existing thus maintaining the webmap id.
    bryant_devnetinc
    last modified by bryant_devnetinc
  • Labelling in ArcGIS online

    score3740
    Implemented
    382 votes
    Create an easy way to label features in ArcGIS online, Currently I am not sure this is possible
    sarah_brisbane
    last modified by sarah_brisbane
  • Ability to permanently change the default location of the Default Geodatabase

    score3710
    Implemented
    381 votes
    Can we please have the ability to permanently specify the default location of the Default Geodatabase?   Currently a Default.gdb is created in the user's "My Documents' folder on first opening the Normal.mxt. Us...
    Mick_C
    last modified by Mick_C
  • Improve Arc Catalog Functionality

    score3690
    New
    383 votes
    The more I work with ArcCatalog to build a Spatial Data Catalogue the more I find out what a difficult and limited tool it is to work with. Here are some ideas to improve it's functionality and ease of use. Auto refr...
    stephen_hall
    last modified by stephen_hall
  • Enable feature snapping in Collector App

    score3620
    In Product Plan
    370 votes
    Improve the feature collection by supporting snapping to existing features.
    hens
    last modified by hens
  • Manage Schema Locks

    score3570
    Implemented
    361 votes
    We need a schema lock dialog.  Persons who have the correct priviledges in SDE should be able to kill schema locks.  Currently it is possible through the sde command line, but you have to kill one lock ...
    mping
    last modified by mping
  • Graphics and free text in ArcGIS-Pro maps!

    score3560
    In Product Plan
    356 votes
    ArcGIS Pro does not support graphics in maps (especially text graphics) in V1.0. That's too bad because it's not possible to write / draw a note to the map quickly!   Labels do not meet all requirements - it's o...
    natalie.pieper
    last modified by natalie.pieper
  • Check for Updates button

    score3520
    Implemented
    396 votes
    I'd love to see a "check for updates" button in the help menu that connects to esri to see if any new service packs are available and if so, installs them easily (preferably without admin rights needed).  Many ot...
    Noodles484
    last modified by Noodles484
  • Fix performance issues please

    score3370
    New
    343 votes
    There are persistent reports of many people having major performance issues with ArcGIS 10 desktop on hardware configurations that meet and beat the recommended specifications, some of them by a fair margin. Plea...
    maphew
    last modified by maphew
  • Create Views In ArcCatalog Like In SDE Command Line

    score3240
    Implemented
    330 votes
    Moderator's note: This idea is implemented with enhancements to the 'Register with Geodatabase' geoprocessing tool in ArcGIS 10.5.  This tool will now allow the registration of database views. Please see th...
    carrierkh
    last modified by carrierkh
  • Bring back the Index tab in Arc Toolbox!!!

    score3230
    Implemented
    341 votes
    i don't want to have to drive down into other toolboxes to find the tool i'm looking for.  Lets bring back the index where we can easily see what tools are available!  The search function is okay now but i d...
    1_Judkinsdr
    last modified by 1_Judkinsdr
  • Add Export Model to Python Script back to ArcGIS Pro

    score3190
    Implemented
    325 votes
    It appears that the ability to export a model to a Python Script has been removed from ArcGIS Pro 1.1. While it is true many Python scripts created from models will not run within tweaking, many of us use models as st...
    trippcor
    last modified by trippcor
  • Open ArcGIS Pro without having to Save

    score3140
    Implemented
    316 votes
    I often open ArcMap just to view some data, answer a question, then close ArcMap without saving it.  When opening ArcGIS Pro, the user is forced to Save a map project somewhere before the map frame is available.&...
    1_jrflannery
    last modified by 1_jrflannery
  • Counts in Legend

    score3120
    Implemented
    316 votes
     Provide the option to have the course of the feature classifications in the legend.  For example, robbery in legend has (22) for a count of 22 robberies, etc
    riohondocollege
    last modified by riohondocollege
  • Indexing Capability for ArcGIS 10 Mapbooks (data driven pages)

    score3060
    Reviewed
    312 votes
    I am hoping to be able to use Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS 10 to create mapbooks.  I have used (30-day trial) software from MapLogic called "Layout Manager" (one time intial cost $1200 - my City cannot pay). ...
    dognin
    last modified by dognin
  • Ability to have Multiple Lines in Legend for one feature

    score3010
    Implemented
    305 votes
    It would be fantastic to be able to put in a script or something to be able to put long legend values across two lines instead of converting the whole legend to a graphic or splitting the legend into two legends and a...
    AmyN
    last modified by AmyN
  • Auto-size/Customize width of ArcGIS.com map popups

    score2950
    Reviewed
    297 votes
    When longer field/alias names are user they do not work very well since the pop-ups are a fixed size.  Can the pop-ups be auto-sized to ensure the entire field name AND the values are visible?  
    OEvans-esristaff
    last modified by OEvans-esristaff
  • HTML 5 Viewer needed

    score2890
    Implemented
    293 votes
    It seems like HTML 5 is going to be one of the leading (if not The leading) GIS web development platforms. Flex and Silverlight APIs, however, have their respective Viewers created. They allow for easy and rapid creat...
    alexroma
    last modified by alexroma
  • What maps are associated with this shapefile/geodatabase?

    score2860
    Reviewed
    300 votes
    My group has lots of data, and we are reluctant to delete anything for fear that that old shapefile might be attached to someone else's mxd.  Why not add a feature in ArcCatalog that would track what maps have be...
    Soules
    last modified by Soules