Pro: "Sharing selected layer as a web layer" feature should be more discoverable

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08-07-2020 10:53 AM
Status: Open
ZianChoy
Occasional Contributor

When I select a layer in the Contents and then click on the "New Web Layer" button in the Share As category in the Share ribbon, Analyze says I have warnings because of the basemap. The errors are spurious because I only want to share the layer, not the basemap.

 

When I right-click on the layer and click on the "Share As Web Layer" menu item, I get a different panel named "Sharing selected layer as a web layer" that correctly populates the Name and does not complain about the basemap.

 

There is no way to get to the correctly-working user interface from the ribbon.

 

Please add this hidden feature to the main ribbon to make it more discoverable. Menus (Design basics) - Win32 apps | Microsoft Docs  says that items in the context menu should be redundant with the main UI.