Export layer symbology (lyr) as SLD

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11-05-2013 10:44 PM
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nita14
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I want to export layer symbology (lyr) as SLD file so I can consume 'predefined look' in other GIS desktop applications.

9 Comments
RobertKlein3
Hoave you explored the *.style files users can create to store symbology?  This help file would get you started.
nita14
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rdklein,

I meant that this is a matter of interoperability between ArcGIS and other non-Esri GIS applications.
LubosBelka
I fully support this functionality. It would help the ESRI symbology to become cross-platform applicable.
philippeGARCIA
Merci de bien vouloir implementer dans les versions futures cette fonctionalité

 
CorMelse

Here is an external program that worked in the past: ArcMAP2SLD

https://wald.intevation.org/frs/?group_id=32&release_id=892 

recently adapted by the developer to support .Net 3.5

In the past it worked for me, but native support is always better and really OCG compliant, which ArcGIS lack on details to my humble meaning

AntonioSan_José

I have tried to create a SLD file from raster and it is not supported. Do you know how to create SLD file from raster?

carolinegreen

There have been more than 2,500 views of this idea.

It would be fantastic if viewers could please vote to promote this idea so that it is considered for implementation by ESRI.

My department provides spatial data to the public but they are not all ESRI users.

I would also really like to provide our spatial data display to the non esri users.

An ArcGIS tool to convert my layer files to an open source SLD format would solve this.

I would prefer to not have to load other software to do this conversion.

Thanks ESRI - in anticipation!

DonaldBrown

I'm sure there are big difficulties trying to convert all the intricate stuff you can do in ESRI symbology to the SLD format. Probably impossible. However, I still want it

MarkVolz

Don,

I highly doubt there would be big difficulties.  ESRI can export to KML just fine and my guess is that KML files are somewhat similar to SLD.