I try to export a vector layer to KML with Pro 2.7, so that I can see my configured Pop-ups in Google Earth. But this doesn't work. After running the tool "Layer To KML" Google Earth still shows my (visible) attributes but not the confgured pop-up. Further more, a popup for the layer does show the label I entered under contents (and in the layer properties) what is ok, but it also shows the name of the datasource (a shapefile) - I don't want that. I tried Map To KML with the same result. At last, one of my fields has the alias "KMLSnippet" which I hoped to see in Google Earth, but it has also no effect.
Is there something I am missing?
Google Earth can open shapefiles. You might have better luck with that approach. There is a limit to the number of polygons though. You can then save the layer from Google Earth as a KML file.
did you customize the popups?
apparently there are a number of steps that need to be taken to get to the "what you see is what you get" stage
Hello Dan, thank you for your respond! Yes, I think, I did 😉. I changed the entries in the "Configure Pop-ups" for the Layer and in Pro I get what I intended to show. But it is not exported into the kmx-File, it's still the "standard" attribute list.
I know the "Layer To KML" tool was updated in Pro 2.7 and that has unfortunately resulted in other issues like the “FolderPath” feature being bugged:
Hi Thomas, thank you for your hint. My problem occured with 2.6.3 and I upgraded to 2.7. I hoped that possible bug could be fixed, also because they worked on the KML part and added the Map To KML tool. Unfortunately, this wasn't the case.