ArcGIS Earth 1.10 is released and here is a list for known issues

02-12-2020 01:48 AM
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The wait is officially over, ArcGIS Earth 1.10 is released, and KML editing is here!

Read more about the release in the ArcGIS Blog: ArcGIS Earth 1.10 adds KML editing, and download the ArcGIS Earth 1.10 on the ArcGIS Earth product page: ArcGIS Earth | Understand Spatial Information with World Maps 

The section below lists known issues of ArcGIS Earth 1.10 (Build number: 2672).


  • Draw order setting of the polygon is not supported.
  • Rotate setting of the screen overlay is not supported.
  • Ground overlay of .tga, .ppm, and .pgm files cannot display.
  • Ground overlay with absolute altitude cannot display when observed from the bottom of overlay.
  • Editing is limited for multi-geometry collection. Only editing of the first item is supported.


  • Cannot display the legend of imagery layers and scene layers.
  • Cannot keep the symbology configuration of feature service.

Web styles

  • Only web styles that contain IconSymbol3DLayer and ObjectSymbol3DLayer are supported.
  • UniqueValueRenderer from the style is not supported.

Mobile Scene Package

  • Mobile scene package which contains web layers is not supported.

Scene Layer

  • Visual variables are not supported for scene layers.
  • Only scene layers that are in WGS84 coordinates will display in ArcGIS Earth.

Feature layer

  • Feature visual variables set to a web scene cannot work.


  • Data service cannot be successfully added after entering credentials from the authentication panel. A workaround to this is to add the data service again after you entered the credentials, or sign in to ArcGIS Enterprisebefore adding data from the portal.


Aside from multiple new features and enhancements, we also fixed below technical support issues in ArcGIS Earth 1.10. 


  • ArcGIS Earth9 for Windows does not display line strings from KML files as it did in version 1.8.
  • ArcGIS Earth does not display scale-dependent KML layers.
  • Provide functionality in ArcGIS Earth to view the static latitude and longitude values for imported KMZ points.
  • Secure KML network link generated in ArcGIS Server does not display data in ArcGIS Earth.


  • In ArcGIS Earth9, the add data window for a portal intermittently does not display any content or categories for content when the app is opened already signed in to a portal site.
  • Unable to sign in to public key infrastructure (PKI)-enabled Portal for ArcGIS. ArcGIS Earth using built-in credentials via the following URL: https://machine.domain:7443/arcgis.
  • Custom address locator in Portal for ArcGIS fails to search addresses in ArcGIS Earth8.
  • Add Data option in ArcGIS Earthfails to fetch content from Portal for ArcGIS.
  • ArcGIS Earth7 does not load the raster Landsat Shaded Basemap from Living Atlasif supplied through a group in Portal for ArcGIS 10.6 or ArcGIS Online.

Symbology and render

  • The point unique symbology with Customer (Expression) is displayed incorrectly in ArcGIS Earth.
  • ArcGIS Earth does not display the hosted feature service from ArcGIS Online if an expression-based symbology is applied to the hosted feature service.
  • Map services are slow to load in ArcGIS Earth, and when they do render, they are low resolution.
  • ArcGIS Earthfailed to load Terrain3D image service from ArcGIS Data Appliance 7.0.
  • Scene layer package has red and yellow bands in ArcGIS Earthif transparency and atmosphere effect is applied.
  • Scene layer package has white speckles in ArcGIS Earthif transparency is applied.


  • ArcGIS Earthcrashes when trying to draw polygons at either an absolute height or a relative height if you are using a custom terrain surface, rather than the default.
  • ArcGIS Earthcrashes when drawing 3D polygons with the draped altitude setting when using a custom terrain service with Koop services present in the application.

Elevation Profile

  • In ArcGIS Earth9, the average slope values in ArcGIS Earth change when Flip Direction is selected in the Elevation Profile dialog box.


  • Runtime license message displays.

Your feedback continues to improve ArcGIS Earth. Thanks to our user community for all the comments and feedback.

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