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What's new in Templates - AppStudio for ArcGIS Version 2.0?

Blog Post created by TJin-esristaff Employee on Jun 30, 2017

This new release brings out many exciting new features and enhancements to AppStudio for ArcGIS Templates.  For example, Map Viewer Template has been redesigned from the ground up and Quick Report Template works completely offline with the support of Mobile map package.  Let's take a look at these new features.  

 

Map Tour Template:

 

New ArcGIS Runtime

Map Tour template now built using the latest ArcGIS Runtime 100.1 (a.k.a Quartz) for mapping capabilities. This opens up all the new and improved capabilities that the new runtime has to offer such as 3d, vector map tiles, support for webmaps v2.0 and above, better rendering and labelling support to name a few.

 

New Landscape View

Map Tour template has a new design for the landscape view.  You will be able to see the images and map at the same time on the large screen.

 

 

 

Support for the HTML <audio> Tag

Many users like to add HTML <audio> tag into story maps.  We don't want you to miss out such great functionality to enhance the storytelling experience.  Starting from AppStudio v2.0 Map Tour template, if your tour point has audio in the description you will be able to play audio inline within the app.                  

                       

 

 

 

Map Viewer Template:

 

New ArcGIS Runtime

Map Viewer template now built using the latest ArcGIS Runtime 100.1 (a.k.a Quartz) for mapping capabilities. This opens up all the new and improved capabilities that the new runtime has to offer such as 3d, vector map tiles, support for webmaps v2.0 and above, better rendering and labelling support to name a few.

 

New Interface

This update brings a clean and intuitive new interface using the Material design controls. The new and improved Map Viewer Template provides an immersive and adaptive display for all screen sizes and tailored for better user experience.

 

New functionalities

The following is a list of new features that were added in this release.  

  • Pop-up support (includes attachment and media)
  • Geosearching (within and outside the extent of the map)
  • Feature search (if your webmap support search for layers)
  • Bookmarks
  • Switching base maps
  • Changing Map Units
  • Secured layers (provides a way for user to sign in to unlock)
  • Premium layers (provides a way for user to sign in to unlock)
  • Support for OpenStreetMap, Bing, Image, Web Tiles layers

 

 

 

                                      

 

Quick Report Template:

 

Settings Enhancements

Includes custom settings to change the font size and switch to dark mode.  The new Reset Button brings you back to the default app settings and deletes all of the saved drafts and offline maps. You can also sign out from your current logged-in account with the Sign Out button.

 

 

                            

 

New ArcGIS Runtime

Quick Report template now uses the latest ArcGIS Runtime 100.1 (a.k.a Quartz) for mapping capabilities. This opens up all the new and improved capabilities that the new runtime has to offer such as 3d, offline map packages (mmpk), vector map tiles, support for webmaps v2.0 and above, better rendering and labelling support to name a few.

 

Fully offline

Starting from AppStudio for ArcGIS version 2.0, you can download the Mobile map package (MMPK) for offline use. With the support for MMPK, the Quick Report Template now works fully offline. 

 

 

                        

 

 

Camera Improvements

This release offers a range of great features that will improve your experience while using the camera in the Quick Report.  New features and enhancements include:

 

  • Adding a zoom in/out slider
  • Switching between front and back cameras
  • Adding EXIF info to images
  • Implementing red eye reduction
  • Continuous focus

 

                                   

Map Page enhancements

The following are a set of enhancements added to the map page:

  • Geosearching
  • Full-screen map

 

               

 

 

Saved Draft page enhancements

Now, you can sort saved drafts based on the Date/Time to help you identify the draft.

         

 

               

 

 

New Submit Button on draft report page

In the last version of Quick Report, you had to navigate to the last page to submit a draft, even if you only need to modify report information on the first page. And as a user productivity enhancement, the submit Submit Button is included on every page while editing a saved draft.

 

 

 

            

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