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Share Extent from One Desktop to Another
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on Nov 5, 2014
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It would be nice to capture the current exent in Desktop maybe in a form of a string identifier, Then copy it into another Desktop session so both sessions are identical from a extent perspective.
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Nov 5, 2014 11:13 AM
Well, it's not quite as convenient as just copy and past like you seem to be suggesting, but you can already do this in ArcGIS Desktop. You just have to create a new bookmark of your current extent, then open bookmark manager (in the Bookmarks drop-down window), and export/save the bookmarks (all or just the currently selected) to a file which could be shared with someone else and then from the bookmark manager they can load that bookmark file you shared with them and zoom to your bookmarks.
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Nov 6, 2014 8:56 AM
Yep. You're correct. Was hoping for a quicker solution to eliminate a few steps. Looking for a solution when a user has two ArcMap sessions open simultaneously.
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