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Data Reviewer: Batch Job Workflows

Blog Post created by MKamau-esristaff Employee on Nov 28, 2016

Enabling the extension

1. Open the map document with the data that requires review using the Data Reviewer extension.
2. Enable the Data Reviewer extension, if not already, by clicking on the Customize button > Extensions and checking the Data Reviewer extension.
3. Dock the Data Reviewer toolbar in any desired location in ArcMap.

 

Starting a Reviewer Session

1. Start ArcMap.
2. On the main menu, click Customize > Toolbars > Data Reviewer.
3. Click the Reviewer Session Manager button Reviewer Session Manager on the Data Reviewer toolbar. The Reviewer Session Manager dialog box appears.

4. Click Browse in the Reviewer Workspace area.The Reviewer Workspace dialog box appears.
5. Navigate to the database that contains the Reviewer dataset.
6. Create a new session or choose an existing session by doing one of the following:
7. To start a new session : Click New. If necessary, type a name for the current Reviewer session in the Name text box. If necessary, click the Reviewer Dataset Version drop-down arrow and choose the version to be used with the session.
To start an existing session : Click the ID drop-down arrow and choose the session to start.
8. Click Start Session.

The button name changes to End Session.
9. Click Close.

 

Running a batch job

1. Click on the Reviewer Batch Manager.

2. In the Reviewer Batch Job Manager, click on Open and navigate to where you have the rbj file stored (the batch job file).

3. After the batch job has been added, go ahead and modify the checks by right clicking on each check and selecting Edit Check. This will open up the individual check and you can go ahead and replace the existing Feature Classes with the ones in your map document. An example of an individual check is as shown below;

4. Once you have modified all those checks, click the Validate and once you see the no errors found pop up, go ahead and click Ok. You will be prompted to save the changes, click Ok.
5. In the Data Reviewer Toolbar, go ahead and click the Batch Validate icon

6. In the Batch Validate dialog box, go ahead and click on the Add from File and navigate to the location where the modified rbj file was stored.

7. Click on Validate and once it has been successfully validated, click the Run button at the bottom of the dialog box.
8. After the batch job is ran, there will be a pop up message displaying the number of records written to the reviewer table.
9. Click on the Reviewer table in the Data Reviewer toolbar;

 

Reviewing records

1. In the Reviewer table you will be able to see all the records that have been registered as errors after all the checks have been ran.
2. Make the necessary changes to the records and once you have done this go ahead and change the enter a correction status by right clicking on the record (make sure it is highlighted) and selecting Enter Correction Status. If you made the same changes to a bunch of records at a time, you should be able to highlight these records and change the status for all of them at once.
3. You have the option to mark the errors as exceptions or as per guidance.

 

Exporting the records

1. You can now export this as a report to show that the batch job was run and the necessary changes were made.
2. This can be done by clicking on the Options at the bottom of the Reviewer table and selecting Export Grid to Excel.
3. This will open up a pop up box that will prompt you to choose a location where you want the excel spreadsheet stored.

After saving the Excel spreadsheet, the spreadsheet will open and the table fields can be explained by this resource link below;
http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#//010200000096000000

Tutorials can be found below;

http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/latest/extensions/data-reviewer/introduction-to-the-arcgis-data-reviewer-tutorial.htm

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